ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
JOHN BOWLER
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1918
Description
Yard Number: 627

Date of Build/Launch: August 1918

Renamed: KARABIGHA (KARABIGA?) (1922); BEBECK (by 1932)

Source: 'Royal Navy Trawlers'
A Strath class trawler fitted with listening hydrophones.
1922 sold to Mercantile and renamed KARABIGA.

1922: Named KARABIGHA; Owned by Ahmet Semaiche, Constantinople
1925-26: KARABIGA; Owned by Ahmet Semaiche, Constantinople
1930-31: KARABIGA; Owned by Ahmet Semaiche, Constantinople
By 1932: Owned by M Muharrem Bey, Istanbul and renamed BEBECK.

Vessel not in Builder's List for 1939/40. Vessel not in list of ships broken up, etc for 1932-1938.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Admiralty
Dimensions
length 115 3/12' x breadth 22 1/12' x depth 13'
gross tonnage: 203 ton

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