ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STAR OF THE NORTH
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1903
Official Number
115589
Description
Yard Number: 363
Date of Build/Launch: January 1903

Renamed: MURTLEDENE (by 1947)

Triple expansion 3 cylinder steam engine of 67 nominal horsepower and 1 single ended boiler of 180lb p.s.i. manufactured by Hall Russell & Co. Ltd, Aberdeen.

T. Walker, Manager, at Commercial Road, Aberdeen.

Requisitioned in August 1914 and converted to minesweeper.
Returned to owners, 1919.
Owned in 1920 by Island F Co. Ltd Grimsby.
Owned later by G W Pogson, Grimsby.
Owned in 1926 by Mrs J F Craig, Aberdeen.
Owned in 1943 by J Bruce, Aberdeen (A116).
Owned in 1947 by G Bruce, Aberdeen and renamed MURTLEDENE.

Lloyd's Register of Shipping records this vessel being broken up in the quarter of the year 1 October to 31 December 1949.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 112 3/12' x breadth 21 7/12' x depth 12 3/6'
gross tonnage 192 ton

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