Name MORRIS DANCE T117
Type Naval Trawler, 'Dance' class
Year 1940
GRT 463
Engines Steam
Builder GOOLE SHIPBUILDING & REPAIRING CO. LTD.
At GOOLE
Launch date 06-08-1940
Yard number 351
Owners The Admiralty
History

Sold in 1947 to buyers at Stavanger, renamed TOTTAN in 1951 (new diesel engine) and became a seal-catcher, Partred. Tottan (Engebretsen & Hauan), Tonsberg, later with various Norwegian owners. 1959 renamed KVITFJELL with Bergen owners, sold to buyers at Halifax, Canada in 1967. 1972 renamed SEIKO, back with Swedish owners from 1974. 1976 renamed DEEP DIVER with Gothenburg owners and converted to a salvage ship. Renamed SJOVIK in 1985 and still listed (in 2004) under ownership of Nordic Fish Management under Panama flag.

Fate  

MORRIS DANCE as SEIKO (above)

MORRIS DANCE as DEEP DIVER (above) in 1977-1979

and as SJOVIK (below) in 1986

MORRIS DANCE as TOTTAN on a 1993 issue stamp by British Antarctic Territory 'Antarctic Ships' series,

scan kindly sent by Ulf Gustavsen

.... also on this stamp by French Antarctic Territories, kindly sent by Ulf Gustavsen

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