ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
KILBURN
Type
PATROL GUNBOAT
Date
1918
Description
Yard Number: 636
Launched 28 May 1918

Subsequent Names: TARSET; TURNUS (by 1928); LIESELOTTE (by 1928); GYURI, CAP FERRAT (both names between 1928 & 1939); DRAGA II (by 1938); Gyuri (1937); Draga (1937-40); Stephanos (1940-50); Dimitrios (1950-55); Stefanos

Sold 14 February 1920 to Robinson, Brown and Joplin. Renamed: TARSET
Lloyd's Register listed 1920-21 owner B. Burleston, manager Joplin & Hall, registered at Newcastle.

In January 1928 LIESELOTTE (ex TURNUS, ex TARSET ex KILBURN) was sold by E. Friederich, Bremen to French buyers for about £2500.

Draga 2 ex-Gyuri, ex-Cap Ferrat, ex-Lieselotte, ex-Turnus, ex-Tarset, ex-HMS Kilburn, carried 544 passengers; Jewish refugees fleeing European persecution; included ex Dachau inmates. Departed Galatz & Sulina, Romania 6-Nov-1938, arrived in Paelstine December 1938. [Aliyah Bet Project by Paul H. Silverstone]

Kilburn was a steam trawler built Hall Russell’s in 1918 for (Owners not known). Kilburn not traced in Lloyd’s Reg until 1925-26 as being on its fourth name change from Kilburn to Tarset, Turnus, Now Lieselott for German owners E. Friederich Braman until in Lloyd 1937. It is now Cap Farrat for (Owner Unkown) but reg. in Marseilles, France. Also in 1937, it was known as Gyuri not in Lloyd’s. No trace in Lloyd’s as Draga. Listed in 1949-50 as Stephanos for S. Theofanidas & others, Laurium, Greece (A Davaris Mgr)

Traced in Lloyd’s 1954-55 as Dimitrios for Trifon Iordanov, Piraeus, Greece. In 1954 if became Dimitriosi as there was another Dimitrios reg. in Piraeus, Greece.

In 1955 it was sold to ASP Lycoudes, Piraeus, Greece. Renamed Stefanos. The owners withdrew class.

No trace after 1559.

Draga is in Lloyd’s 39-40, but reg. in Colon, Panama, owner A Davaris.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Admiralty
Dimensions
length 172'5" x breadth 30' 1" x depth 16'
Gross Tonnage: 653 ton

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