ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STAR OF ORKNEY
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1936
Official Number
165241
Description
Yard Number: 741

Fitted with a wireless telephone, a depth sounder and an electric log.
Requisitioned in August 1939 and converted to minesweeper.
Returned to owners, September 1946. Fishing number A421.

This vessel was used as the basis for the design of the Round Table Class.

STAR OR ORKNEY was a steam fishing trawler that saw service in the Second World War and returned to its owners, Walker Steam, in 1946 and traced in Lloyd's in 1957 Walker's as owners.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 126' 1" x breadth 23' 7" x depth 13' 9"
Gross Tonnage: 273 ton

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