ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STRATHRYE
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1916
Official Number
137185
Description
Yard Number: 577
Fishing number: A597
Date of Build/Launch: January 1916

Triple expansion 3 cylinder steam engine by Hall Russell & Co. Ltd of Aberdeen, 74 H.P.
1 single ended boiler of 180lb p.s.i.

January 1916: Requisitioned for minesweeping service until 1919.
1918: Owner Aberdeen Steam Trawling & Fishing Co. Ltd, Manager John Brown at 16 Bridge Street, Aberdeen.
1926: Owner Aberdeen Steam Trawling & Fishing Co. Ltd, Manager Sir John Brown with offices at 208 Market Street, Aberdeen.
1930: Owner Aberdeen Steam Trawling & Fishing Co. Ltd, Manager G. Massie at 208 Market Street, Aberdeen. Fitted with wireless and echo sounding device.
1939: Owner Aberdeen Steam Trawling & Fishing Co. Ltd, Manager Walter Rhind at 208 Market Street, Aberdeen.

12 January 1941: Vessel recorded as a war loss: sunk by a magnetic mine off Great Orme Head while fishing from Fleetwood. Mined in position 53°30'N 3°59'W. 11 crew were all saved.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Aberdeen Steam Trawling and Fishing Company
Dimensions
length 115 3/12' x breadth 22 1/12' x depth 13'
gross tonnage 212 ton

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