ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
MORMOND
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1899
Official Number
91779
Description
MORMOND, FR755
Yard Number: 324
Owner: Fraserburgh Steam Trawling Co. Ltd (Manager J. Westerby).

21 inch triple expansion engine by Hall Russell, Aberdeen, 55 H.P.

One of a number of steam trawlers built in Montrose and Aberdeen for the Fraserburgh Steam Trawling Co. Ltd all named after districts and estates in that area.

1907: Fisher Board note - whilst idle in 1907 she was converted to drift net.
1909: Sold to Andrew Walker, Torry, re-registered in Aberdeen A293 and employed as a steam liner (used for long-line fishing).
8 March 1910: Vessel ran ashore/stranded on the Stacks, 2 miles SW of Duncansby Head, Pentland Firth, whilst on passage from Aberdeen to Stornoway for bait. Crew saved.
Owner
Fraserburgh & North of Scotland Steam Trawling Company Limited
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 110 3/12' x breadth 21 1/12' x depth 11 7/12'
Gross Tonnage: 173 ton

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