ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
W.S. BURTON
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1917
Official Number
139831
Description
Yard Number: 596
Date of Build/Launch: March 1917

Renamed: STAR OF THE WAVE; LYNNE PURDY (1947)

April 1917: Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper.
1919: Returned to owners. (Owner R H Davidson & Co.)
1925-26: Owner R H Davidson & Co.
1930/31: Owned by Walker S T Fishing Co. Ltd, Aberdeen and renamed STAR OF THE WAVE A60.
1937/38: Still owned by Walker S T Fishing Co. Ltd, Aberdeen.
March 1940: Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper. Returned to owners 1946.
1943: Owned by G R Purdy Ltd, North Shields.
1945/46: Owner W H Purdy Tr. Aberdeen.
1947/48: Renamed LYNNE PURDY.
1957/58: Class withdrawn.
30 September 1962: Broken up in Belgium.

(Source: 'Royal Navy Trawlers')
Owner
Robert H Davison & Co., Hartlepool HL86
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 122 1/3' x breadth 22 1/12' x depth 13 3/12'
gross tonnage: 234 ton

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