ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ADVENTURE
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1906
Official Number
109728
Description
Yard Number: 398
Steel screw steam trawler
Launched April 1906

Owned later by Imperial Cold Storage & Supply Co. Ltd, Aberdeen.
1906 owned by A. G. Brown of Granton.
Registered at Fleetwood 1912, Fishing number FD154, and owned by Richard Watson Mason and John Wright.
In January 1914, tonnage altered to 71.05net under Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
Owned in 1914 by Brooklyn Trawling Co. Ltd, Fleetwood, then requisitioned by Royal Navy and converted to minesweeper between 1915 and 1918, and renamed to ADVENTURE II.
Owned by Margaret Fawns, Granton, March 1917, then Archibald Glen Brown, Granton, October 1917.
Reverted to ADVENTURE in October 1917.
Owned from January 1920 by John Mitchell, Peterhead.
February 1920 - registered at Peterhead (PD239)
1921 sold to Imperial Cold Storage and Supply Co. Ltd, Aberdeen.
6 January 1922, damaged by mine, foundered. Crew at breakfast when mine exploded.

Wreck found 24 August 2007; bell recovered. (http://buchandivers.com/adventure.html)

Source: 'Royal Navy Trawlers' and 'Lloyd's Register of Shipping'
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Henry A Tweddell, Hartlepool
Dimensions
length 110' x breadth 21' 8" x depth 12' 3"
Gross Tonnage: 184 ton

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