ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ST. CLEMENT
Construction
Iron
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1885
Official Number
88865
Description
Yard Number: 240

Description: One deck, two masts, schooner rigged, round stern, clenched built, no gallery, no head, iron framework.
Engine details: Steam, screw, one pair, compound, direct acting, 19"x38" with 27" stroke, 62 H.P., 382.8 i.h.p..
Boiler: Number one steel, 11'6" diameter, 9' length, 3x36" furnaces with 1023.6 square feet heating area and 100psi.
Propeller: 9'6" diameter, cast iron solid 4 bladed.

7/2/1885: Registry opened. Thomas Walker, fish curer, 64 shares.
20/1/1887: In collision with, and sank lugger ANNIE.
1898: Listed as SAINT CLEMENT in Lloyd's Register.
1901: Withdrawn from fishing. Demonstration vessel for experimental boiler. [POD]
1905: Owners: Vickers 7 Co., Barrow in Furness. [POD]
1910: Owners: Vickers, Sons & Maxim Ltd.
1912: Owners, French. Pilot vessel at Dunkirk, renamed PILOTE V. [POD]
1922: At Grimsby. Sold to recover unpaid dock dues. New owner: Pogson & Symonds. Renamed PILOTE 5. [POD]
19/4/1925: Grimsby registration closed. Sold by mortgagees (a bank) to Spanish owners. [POD]
1930: Renamed CANTABRO No.1 [POD]
1932: Renamed KAKAU [POD]
1939: Owners: Jose Trullenque Montoro.
23/11/1944: Lost. [POD]


([POD] = Source of Sea Breezes letter, 11/2014 by Miss Patricia O'Driscoll)
Aberdeen Journal, 1885:
'Launched by Miss Holmes, daughter of Captain Holmes... probably first on this coast to be fitted with cold air refrigeration and special cold air chamber to keep fish fresh.'

Registered to Grimsby, owners Pogson & Symonds, official number 88865. Renamed Pilote 5.

Sold to Spanish owners, S. Aldegandis circa 1925.
Owner
T Walker, Aberdeen A70
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 115' 3" x breadth 21' 1" x depth 11' 1"
Gross Tonnage: 165 ton

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