ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STRATHMARTIN
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1914
Official Number
137151
Description
Yard No. 541

Steam Trawler

Aberdeen Steam Trawling & Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Sir J. Brown, manager) as STRATHMARTIN (A79).

April 1915: Requisitioned for war service and converted for minesweeping duties (Ad.No.1573).
1919: Returned (G. Massie, manager).
1938: W. Rhind became manager.
1942: Sold to Don Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (B. A. Parkes, Cleveleys, manager). Fishing from Fleetwood.
March 1944: Requisitioned for war service and converted to a fuel carrier (Esso). December 1944: Sold to David Wood, Aberdeen.
November 1945: Returned.
1945: Sold to David Wood (Aberdeen) Ltd, Aberdeen (D. Wood, manager).
1958: Sold to North Eastern Fisheries Ltd, Aberdeen (John A. Lewis, manager).
1960: Sold to BISCO (£2415) and allocated to Shipbreaking Industries Ltd for demolition at Charlestown, Fife (Contract No.92E).
17 December 1960: Delivered Charlestown from Aberdeen under own power.
17 February 1961: Demolition commenced.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Aberdeen Steam Trawling and Fishing Company
Dimensions
length 115' 5" x breadth 22' 1" x depth 13'
Gross Tonnage: 210 ton

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