ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
JOHN BROWN
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1894
Description
Yard Number: 281

Subsequent Names: GLENCLOVA (1906), GLEN CLOVA (1922)

May 1894 - trial trip
July 1895 - sailed on 12 day cruise by owners to Norway and Sweden
July 1896 - towed the disabled steam trawler COASTGUARD (engine failure) to Aberdeen, from 20 miles ENE of Aberdeen
July 1897 - arrived in Aberdeen aftet wo week cruise by owner to German
Oct 1898 - rescued Swedish vessel ANNIE, found adrift 180 miles SE of Aberdeen
1898 - owned by John Brown & Son, Aberdeen
Nov 1899 - Skipper Wetherby presented with silver goblet by King of Sweden for rescue
Feb 1900 - twice broke adrift in Aberdeen's Albert Basin during storm, no damage
June 1906 - owned by John S. Bole, Glasgow, and renamed GLENCLOVA
May 1917 to 1919 - requisitioned into Fishery Reserve
Aug 1922 - owned by North Star Fishing, Aberdeen, and renamed to GLEN CLOVA
Apr 1930 - stranded on Aberdeenshire coast; later refloated and taken to Aberdeen
Aug 1930 - scrapped
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Aberdeen Steam Trawling and Fishing Company
Dimensions
length 102 3/12' x breadth 21 7/12' x depth 11'
Gross Tonnage: 161 ton

  © 2006 - 2018 Aberdeen City Council