ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
GLENEAGLES
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1884
Official Number
88864
Description
Yard Number: 238
Date of Build/Launch: November 1884

Description:
One deck, two masts, schooner rigged, round stern, clench built, no gallery, cutwater & eagle figure head, iron framework.

Engine Details: Steam, screw, one pair, compound, surface condensing, direct acting, 22"x41" with 27" stroke, 72 H.P. by HR. 413.2 i.h.p.
Boiler: Steel, 12' diameter, 9' in length. 3x37" diameter furnaces with 1127.7 feet square heating area and 100 psi.
Propeller: Cast iron, 9'9", solid 4 bladed.

Fitted for trawl fishing, cargo handling, towing, lighterage and salvage work.

1885: Sold to Mr Gustaf Gollcher, Malta for £8000. Bought mainly for employment on a Government subsidised passenger, mail and cargo service between Malta and Gozo, the vessel was taken in hand by HR before leaving for Malta and its versatility increased by accommodation for a large number of passengers. (14 Saloon and 56 deck)

1898-99: Owner given in Lloyd's Register G. Golcher, Malta.
1918: Owner still G. Golcher.
1919: Sold to Cassar and Manara.
1920: Owner still Cassar and Marara, Port Said, Egypt, still named GLENEAGLES.
29 October 1920: Lying at anchor in Port Said harbour when the Italian CADMEA collided with GLENEAGLES.
1925-26: Lloyd's gives name change to ABDEL KADER ex PANDY ex ALEXANDRETTA ex MISSIR ex GLENEAGLES; Owner now Youssef Abdel Kader, Alexandria.
1930-31: No longer listed in Lloyd's Register, but still in list of shipbuilder. Listed in 1939-40 shipbuilders list *ABDEL KADER (* indicates ship no longer in existence).
Vessel not found in list of ships broken up, etc.
Owner
John Fleming, Aberdeen
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 130 1/3' x breadth 23 1/12' x depth 11'
Gross Tonnage: 207 ton

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