ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SAMUEL BAKER
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1917
Description
Yard Number: 610
Date of Build/Launch: June 1917

Renamed: BRACONMOOR

1917: Launched as SAMUEL BAKER. Completed as minesweeper.
1921: Sold to Don Fishing Co. and renamed BRACONMOOR, A767.
1930: Sailed from Aberdeen on 4 January. Next day in heavy squall struck offshore reef on SW corner of Hoy at 12.45am. The Longhope Lifeboat went out and saved crew by Breeches Buoy. The skipper - last off - completed journey upside down and later died.
Source: See 'Shipwreck Index' for full account of rescue.

Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Admiralty
Dimensions
length 115 3/12' x breadth 22 1/12' x depth 12 9/12'
Gross Tonnage: 194 ton

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