ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CHALLENGER
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1897
Official Number
99910
Description
CHALLENGER, GN49
Yard Number: 307
Completion Date: 14/08/1897

Sister Ship to CAPTAIN

Steam compound engine, 17" x 34" with 24" stroke

Boiler:
Number: 1
Diameter: 11'0"
Length: 9'6"
Pressure (p.s.i.): 100

Propeller:
Diameter: 8'4"
Type: Solid
Material: Cast iron

Cost: £7,900

1917: Requisitioned into Fishery Reserve.
1919: Returned to owners.
1925: Owners MacFarlane Bros.
1927: Owned by D & J McFarlane, Glasgow.
1930: Owned by J Jack, Glasgow.
1937: Listed as "Ex-Trawler", Owner McCallum, Orme & Co., Glasgow
1938: Owned by McCallum, Orme & Co. Ltd, Glasgow - cargo vessel.
1948: Owned by D McBrayne Ltd, Glagow.
1948: Broken up in U.K.

History, Comments & Sources:

Order Book: - Class 100A1 fitted with 7" x 12" trawl winch "Tyne" type. Steam duplex feed pump. Launched 14.07.1897

14/07/1897: Launched gt
1906: Lengthened by 7 feet to 107'-6" - 151 g.r.t./57 n.r.t. gt
29/05/1917 to 1919: Requisitioned into Fishery Reserve. gt
16/04/1926: Owners D. & J. Mc Farlane, Glasgow (GW.27) gt
1930: Owners J. Jack, Glasgow gt
1931: Converted to cargo vessel. gt
1935: Owners McCallum, Orme & Co. Ltd., Glasgow gt
1948: Owners D. McBrayne Ltd., Glasgow gt
1948: Scrapped gt

gt: - http://www.grantontrawlers.com/Trawlers/Challenger%20GN%2049.htm
See also Order No. 01.10 for boiler & repairs.
Shipowner
T Devlin Junior, Granton
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 100' 3/12 x breadth 20' 1/12 x depth 11' 3/12
Gross Tonnage: 143 ton

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