ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BEN ALDER
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1899
Description
Yard Number: 318

During a storm on the night of 10th November 1900 the steam trawler BEN ALDER rescued eight crew from the Norwegian ship ODDERO, which sank the following morning. The crew had to dive into the sea where they were taken aboard the trawler's small boat.

Owned in 1908 by R Irvin and Sons Ltd, Aberdeen.
Owned in 1914 by A Walker, Aberdeen.
Requisitioned in June 1915 and converted to boom defence vessel.
Returned to owners, 1919.
Owned in 1920 by Holbeck S T Co. Ltd, Aberdeen.
Owned in 1922 by Holbeck S T Co. Ltd, Scarborough,
Owner
North British Steam Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 103 3/12' x breadth 20 1/6' x depth 11 7/12'
Gross Tonnage: 151 ton

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