ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
GILCOMSTON
Construction
STEEL
Type
SCREW STEAMER, CARGO
Date
1900
Official Number
112931
Description
Yard Number: 334
Rig: Ketch
Date of Build/Launch: August 1900

Subsequent Names: FRITIOF; MARTA

Aberdeen Register of Ships (Aberdeen City Archives):
Registered Aberdeen 04/09/1900.
1 deck, 2 masts.
Engines: 1 set of 3 triple expansion inverted direction action; 10 knots; 950 1H.P. Machinery by Hall Russell.
Owners: The Leslie Steamship Co. Ltd., 67 Marischal Street, Aberdeen (Managing Director William Leslie).

Post Office Aberdeen Directory:
1901-02 to 1906-07: Owners W. Leslie & Co., Master Stephen.
19/09/1906: Certificate cancelled on sale of ship abroad.

Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
1906: Sold to Swedish interests as the FRITIOF.
1910-11, 1914-15, 1918-19: Owners Angf. Aktieb. Thule; Por Gothenberg; Manager Th. Willerding (1910-11, 1914-15), H. Metcalfe (1918-19); Master A. D. Carllson (1910-11), C. Carlander (1914-15), S.P. Thornbjornsen (1918-19). Machinery - 3 cylinder, 147N.H.P. by Hall Russell.
1920-21, 1923-24, 1925-26, 1930-31: Owners Rederiaktieb Svensha Lloyd; Manager H. Metcalfe; Port of Registry Gothenberg; Master B. Linberg (1920-21). 1930-31: Last survey 3/1930.
1933: Sold on to Estonian owners A. Laane, registered Parnu, as the MARTA.

Owned by Russian Soviet Government in Estonia and damaged during an air raid 27th July 1941.

Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Leslie Steamship Co. Ltd, Aberdeen
Associated
William Leslie
Dimensions
length: 250 7/12' x breadth 36 1/12' x depth 16 1/12'
Gross Tonnage: 1456 ton

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