ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
OCEANIC
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM HERRING DRIFTER
Date
1907
Official Number
114290
Description
OCEANIC, FR220
Yard Number: 427
Owned in 1934 by J Craigen, Fraserburgh

18 inch compound engine by Hall Russell, Aberdeen, 38 H.P.
Boiler by Hall Russell, Aberdeen, 120 P.S.I.

1914-1919: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper and fitted with a 6-pounder gun. Temporarily named OCEANIC III.
1923: Part sold to J. R. Gordon, Fraserburgh and A. Murray of Buckie and re-registered BCK 428.
1925: Mariners Almanac gives owners as A. Gordon & A. Murray.
1925: Reverted to ownership of J. R. Gordon, Fraserburgh and re-registered FR10.
1931: Sold to John W.W. Craigen of Gardenstown, John Watt, John Davidson, W. Thorburn, J. S. Melville, Geo. Walker & Sons - all of Fraserburgh and Agnes Gordon of Aberdeen.
1936: Sold for scrap.
Owner
James R Gordon, Fraserburgh
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 86 3/12' x breadth 18 7/12' x depth 9 5/6'
Gross Tonnage 99 tons

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