ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BEN STROME
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1914
Official Number
137153
Description
BEN STROME, A109
Yard Number: 553
Date of Build/Launch: August 1914

Taken up by the Navy as a minesweeper in April 1915 and retained till 1919.
Returned to owners in 1919.
Attacked and sunk by German aircraft, 15 miles SW of Fuglo Island, Faroe on 27 July 1941. Crew of 10 all lost.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Richard Irvin And Sons Limited
Dimensions
length 115 3/12' x breadth 22 1/12' x depth 12 9/12'
Gross Tonnage: 198 tons

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