ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
JOHN BRITTON
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1919
Official Number
143259
Description
Yard Number: 654

Steam triple expansion engine, 12" x 20" x 34" with 23" stroke.
416 i.h.p.

Renamed: ELSIE JESSOP (1920); FORTH HAVEN (1923); COURLIS (1926)

Launched in May 1919 as Strath Class trawler. Named after Able Seaman John Britton who served at Battle of Trafalgar.

1919: Sold by the Admiralty
1919: Owners Crawford S.T. Co. Ltd, Scarborough, renamed ELSIE JESSOP (SH98).
1923: Owned by Forth S T Co. Ltd, Granton and renamed FORTH HAVEN.
1926: Owned by Soc. Des Pecheries de l'Ocean, Arcachon and renamed COURLIS.
Owned later Owned by Boston D S F & T Co. Ltd, Aberdeen, A51.
Post 1954: Owners Wilronwood Fishing Co. Ltd., Aberdeen (A.51).
1963: Broken up
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Admiralty
Dimensions
length 115 3/12' x breadth 22 1/12' x depth 13'
Gross Tonnage: 202 ton

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