ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STAR OF FREEDOM
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1911
Official Number
129356
Description
Date of Build/Launch: February 1911

Yard Number: 487

Owned in 1913 by Rossall Steam Fishing Co. Ltd, Fleetwood FD200 (Manager J. D. Gibson).

Requisitione/hired by Admiralty in January 1915 and converted to minesweeper/armed escort no. 955.

Lost when she struck a mine and foundered in a position given vaguely as 'off Trevose Head' on 19 April.

Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 125 1/3' x breadth 23 1/12' x depth 13 9/12'
gross tonnage: 258 ton

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