ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
WILLIAM BROWNING
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1917
Description
Yard Number: 608

Fitted with Listening Hydrophones

Renamed: MADDEN (1919)

1919: Owned by Vanessa F Co. Ltd, London and renamed MADDEN, LO251.
1926: Owned by T L Devlin, Granton, GN101.
1940: Requisition in February 1940, as the MADDEN and converted to a minesweeper.
1944: Converted to a Wreck Dispensal Vessel.
1946: Returned to owners in 1946.

(Source: Toghill, Gerald 'Royal Navy Trawlers, Pt. I)

(Toghill states that the WILLIAM BROWNING was built in Beverley. It is, however, on the Hall Russell's list).
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Admiralty
Dimensions
length 122 1/3' x breadth 22 1/12' x depth 13 3/12'
Gross Tonnage: 237 ton

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