ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SIMON DUHAMEL II
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1930
Description
Yard Number: 717
Date of Build/Launch: December 1930
Owner: Les Pecheries de Fecamp (Manager Joseph Duhamel)

Triple expansion 3 cylinder steam engine by Hall Russell & Co., Aberdeen, 149 H.P.
2 single ended boilers, coal fired.

Trial trip December 1930

Lloyd's Register 1937-38 gives owner as Societe Anonyme Les Pecheries de Fecamp with an office at 25 Quai Berigny Fecamy which is same office as Joseph Duhamel.

Surveyed at Le Havre in June 1934.

Raised quarter Deck construction with Quarter Deck 109 feet in length and forecastle 38 feet. Built for Newfoundland and Iceland grounds/ Grand Banks Fishing.

Lloyd's Register 1944-45 gives same owner.

Declared as a war loss in Lloyd's Register in the second quarter of the year 1943 i.e. between 1st April and 30th June. Sunk by torpedo from U.755, broke in half and sank within four minutes. One survivor from crew of 54 (http://uboat.net/allies/merchants/2836.html)
Owner
Soc Anon Les Pecheries de Fecamp, Fecamp
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 190 3/6' x breadth 31 1/12' x depth 17 5/12'
Gross Tonnage: 928 ton

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