ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
DOROTHY GRAY
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1908
Description
Yard Number: 457

Taken up by the Admiralty in August 1914 and converted for minesweeping.
Involved in the sinking of a German U-boat in November 1914, the skipper Alex Youngson received £500.
Vessel was released in 1919 and returned to fishing from Aberdeen.
Sold to J G Adam, Aberdeen in 1927 and in 1930 to Richard Irvin, Peterhead (PD553).
In 1940, called up as an Armed Patrol Vessel until December 1944. Sold to Regent Fishing Co. who registered vessel in Aberdeen as A212. Fished until 1951 and then broken up.

Apparently, the bell for this vessel is now located in the Maritime Museum at Lowestoft.
Owner
Peterhead Trawling Co. Ltd, Peterhead
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 115 3/12' x breadth 22 1/12' x depth 13'
Gross Tonnage: 199 ton

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