ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SIR GARETH
Construction
STEEL
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1942
Official Number
182006
Description
Yard Number: 764

18/01/1941: Ordered
17/06/1941: Laid down
19/01/1942: Launched
29/04/1942: Commissioned

Subsequent Names: STAR OF THE EAST; MILFORD STAR; RUDILAIS

Round Table Class Trawler; based on Hall Russell's 1936 STAR OF ORKNEY

Completed as minesweeper.

1946: Sold mercantile
1946: Renamed STAR OF THE EAST and owned by the Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Co. Ltd, Aberdeen, A277
1958: Owned by Milford Steam Trawling Co. Ltd, Milford and renamed MILFORD STAR.
1964: Owned by Westward Trawlers Ltd, Milford and renamed RUDILAIS.
18/12/1967: Broken up at Cork.

Source: www.uboat.net/allies/warships/ship/6727.html
Source: www.llangibby.eclipse.co.uk/milfordtrawlers/
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Admiralty
Dimensions
length 125' x breadth 23' 6" x depth 13' 9"
gross tonnage 108 tons

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