ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STAR OF PEACE
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1915
Description
Yard Number: 573

Renamed: NOORDZEE 11 (1922); MERLETON; MARY BUCHAN (1934); STAR OF DEVERON (1938)

Taken up as a minesweeper in November 1915 and released in 1919.
Sold to Belgium in 1922 and renamed NOORDZEE 11.
Then sold to A G Brown, Granton and renamed MERLETON, GN97.
In 1934, sold to Wilson Buchanand and renamed MARY BUCHAN, A55
In 1938, bought by Thomas Walker and renamed STAR OF DEVERON.
Taken up for patrol and minesweeping duties in 1939.
Bombed by German aircraft at North Shields 30 September 1941.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 120 1/3' x breadth 22 7/12' x depth 13'
Gross Tonnage: 220 ton

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