ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BEN URIE
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1916
Official Number
139788
Description
Yard Number: 591
Launched in December 1916.

Owned in 1943 by D Wood, Aberdeen.
Owned later by Wood & Bruce, Aberdeen.
Owned in 1945-46 by David Wood (Aberdeen) Ltd (Manager David Wood).
Class withdrawn (Lloyd's) 1955-56.
Broken up in the UK in 1959.

Fishing number A739

Reputed to have caught the biggest ever fish in European waters, a common sturgeon weighing 700 lbs and 10’-5” long, landed was landed at Aberdeen on the 18th October 1956. Guinness Book of Records.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Richard Irvin And Sons Limited
Dimensions
length 122' 5" x breadth 22' 1" x depth 13' 3"
Gross Tonnage: 234 ton

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