ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BALLOCHBUIE
Type
SCREW CARGO STEAMER
Date
1880
Description
Yard Number: 220

Dundee Courier, 17/11/1883:
Ballochbuie, steamer, of Aberdeen, lying at North dock, Swansea, caught fire, doing considerable damage to engine room.

Dundee Courier, 27/6/1884:
Steamer Ballochbuie arrived Aberdeen with first cargo of oats brought Archangel-Aberdeen this season. White Sea being open (of ice), vessels have been able to leave earlier than usual. This consignment unprecedently early. Passage 11 days.

Aberdeen Journal, 23+25/9/1886:
Balloghbuie, which grounded near Sutton Bridge on River Ouse, floated last night after discharging deck cargo and with assistance of extra tug. No damage reported, and she proceeded to Wisbeach. She was on voyage from Tornea, Gulf of Bothnia, Finland.

Aberdeen Weekly Journal, 31/5/1889:
Sailors and Firemen's unions, General demand has been made for a rise of wages from 3 June. As showing the hold, the union has already taken in Aberdeen, on Wednesday crew of Ballochbuie, J. Davidson and Co., struck work for more money, demanding half a crown of advance. Articles were signed yesterday forenoon. The advance being granted and vessel left port.

Glasgow Herlald, 10/6/1889:
Steamer Ballochbuie arrived Aberdeen from Sunderland with cargo of coals Friday night and seamen and firemen were paid off Saturday Morning.

Sold in February 1890 to Sollas & Sons, London.

Yorkshire Herlald, 26/2/1900
Steamer Ballochbuie, of London, has arriced goole after 1st trip with Bermans patent smoke consumer. 1st time it has been fitted to a ship. Messrs Sollas, owners of ship, fitted one to her funnel. Engineer claims at least 50% of coal saved on voyage from London as a result of better draught. Device is baloon, it is argued that with shorter funnel bettwe results could have been obtained.

Transferred in December 1904 to E H Sollas.
Sold in April 1913 to J Huyghebeert, Nieuport, Belgium and renamed PAUL.
Renamed: PAUL (1913)
Sold in 1918 to L Hermans, Bruges.
26 September 1918 - torpedoed and sunk by UB21 off Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire.
Owner
J & A Davidson, Aberdeen
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 190 3/6' x breadth 31 1/12' x depth13'
Gross Tonnage: 677 ton

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