Sweetheart

The known history of Sweetheart, the first dedicated steam trawler to be built for Hewett & Co Ltd.

Date Owner Address Name Comments
1885 Hewett & Co London and Barking, England Sweetheart, LO385 Built by J.A.Stewart & Co, Barking. Iron, 99.4ft (30.3m) x 20.2ft (6.16m) x 9.5ft (2.9m), 131GT, 72NT, 24HP
1905 C.T Panner (J.Tidman) London, England
1907 A.W.Long Glasgow, Scotland
1908 H.Hansen Isafjordur, Iceland
1911 Tonnes Wathne Stavangar, Norway Gardar MGQD 136GRT  50NT
1922 J.Wathne,(and Tonnes Wathne, Stavangar, Norway) Seydisfjordur, Iceland
1926 Tonnes Wathne Stavangar, Norway Gardar LFPK 140GRT, 50NT
1928 Torstein Nygaard Stavangar, Norway
1929 Torstein Nygaard (and Andr.Halstensen, Bekkjarvik, Bergen) Stavangar, Norway
1934 Gardar LDYI
1948 K.Halstensen A/S (and Andr. Halstensen, Bekkjarvik) Bekkjarvik, Bergen, Norway Steam engine replaced by diesel (A/S Frederikshavns Jernstoberi & Maskinfabrik (Alpha) 2S 4cyl, 245BHP, 8.5 kts). 146GRT, 61NT.
1950 Lengthened to 116.7ft (35.6m). 177GRT 79NT 235TDW
1966 Lengthened to 126.8ft (38.6m). 240 GRT 85NT
1970 Replacement engine (Klockner-Humboldt-Deutz A.G 4S, 8cyl diesel,620BHP, (made 1964), 10.5kts)
1973 Kristoffer Aase (co-owner) Bekkjarvik, Bergen, Norway Hordatral LDYI
1985 Matthias Zeug Fed Rep of Germany To be shortened to original length and converted to pleasure sailing vessel
2001 Kees van der Boos Flensburg Stortebeker 40.40m (132.5ft)x 6.12m (20.1ft) x 2.95m (9.7ft). 3 mast barquentine, sail area 560 sq m
2011 Halstensen family Bekkjarvik, Bergen, Norway Gardar To be restored as a museum fishing vessel and understood to be renamed Gardar