ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CONTENDER
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1930
Official Number
149177
Description
CONTENDER, GN22
Yard Number: 711
Date of Build/Launch: May 1930

Requisitioned in February 1940 and converted to minesweeper. Fitted with Oropesa gear. Operated in the North Sea from Lowestoft to Sheringham Shoal.
Returned to owners, 1945.
Wrecked 12 April 1961. Ran aground two miles south of Cruden Bay. 13 crew climbed the cliffs to Ogstons Farm.
Shipowner
Thomas L Devlin & Sons, Granton GN22
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 122 1/3' x breadth 22 7/12' x depth 13'
Gross Tonnage: 236 ton

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