ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
GILIA
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1946
Official Number
181001
Description
Yard Number: 793
Date of Launch: 18 February 1946

Info. from Burntisland Hall Russell Shipyard Journal Vol. 20 (2) p38-39:
At launch, naming ceremony performed by Mrs E. M. Cradock, daughter of Sir John Irvin. 15th vessel being built by Hall Russell & Co., Ltd for these owners.
Modern design, "with a fishroom specially insulated for work in S. African waters and an insulated room for offal... superior accommodation for officers and crew, amounting to 31 in all..."
Triple expansion steam engines.
Photos of:
(1) Naming ceremony
(2) GILIA at sea

Last mention in Lloyd's Register 1968-69.

Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Irvin and Johnson (South Africa) Limited
Dimensions
length: 160 5/12' x breadth 28 1/12' x depth 15'
Gross Tonnage: 515 ton

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