ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BEN MEIDIE
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1917
Official Number
139878
Description
Yard Number: 598

Requisitioned in April 1917 and converted to minesweeper.
Returned to owners (R. Irvin), 1919.
Requisitioned in January 1940 and converted to minesweeper. Joined the 110th M/S Group based at Grimsby. Operated in the area Cromer - Flamborough Head.
In 1941 joined the 113th M/S Group, based at Grimsby.
In 1943 joined the 111th M/S Group, based at Grimsby.
Returned to owners, March 1946.
7 October 1958 - Lost Pentland Firth, Pentland Skerries.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Richard Irvin And Sons Limited
Dimensions
length 122 1/3' x breadth 22 1/12' x depth 13 3/12'
Gross Tonnage: 234 tons

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