ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
LOCH RYAN
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1901
Description
Yard Number: 352
Launch payment 15/07/1901
Trial trip payment 05/10/1901

Engine Details: Steam triple expansion engine, 12½" x 20" x 33" with 21" stroke.

Boiler:
Number 1; Heating Area (ft2) 1101; Diameter 11'6"; Length 10'0"; Furnaces 2; Pressure (p.s.i.) 160

Propeller:
Diameter: 8'-4½"; Type: Solid; Material: Cast Iron

Cost & Entras (£): £5,200

Order Book: - Duplicate of STRATHCONA with exception of lamp room and WC in side houses which are to be on aft quarter instead for forward. Fitted with 7" x 12" double barrelled steam trawl winch with helical gears. Duplex steam donkey pump.

Owned in 1908 by J T Graham & Sons, Hartlepool.

Captured by submarine 28 September 1916 and taken to Germany:
At time of capture vessel was owned by J. T. Graham & Sons, Hartlepool; On 28/09/1916 the LOCH RYAN was captured off the Tyne by U-64 and taken to Germany as a prize of war. The Scarborough crew were made prisoners; The LOCH RYAN was used, without being renamed, by the German Navy as an auxiliary. Her designation was "Kriegshilfsschiff B”; German records give her as sunk in the North Sea 21/02/1917.

Source:
www.uboat.net
www.naval-history.net
www.wrecksite.eu



Owner
W R Wetherley, Aberdeen
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 108 3/12; x breadth 21 7/12' x depth 12 1/12'
Gross Tonnage: 186 ton

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