ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
GODETIA
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1946
Official Number
181003
Description
Yard Number: 794
Date of Launch: 30 April 1946

Info from Burntisland & Hall Russell Journal. 20 (2) p.40:
Sister ship to GILIA (also built 1946)
Named by "Mrs IRVIN, wife of Mr Richard Irvin, Direcor of Messrs Richard Irvin & Sons, Ltd (Aberdeen)"
16th vessel built in Aberdeen for then owner.

Info from Burntisland & Hall Russell Journal. 20 (3) p.58:
16th vessel to be built for Irvin & Johnson (S. Africa) Ltd by Hall Russell & Co. "Insulated fishroom and an insulated room for offal"
Photographs of (1) Naming Ceremony, (2) Launch

Appears in Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
1949-50, 1951-52, 1954-55, 1958-59, 1961-62, 1962-63, 1967-68, 1968-69
(Last entry in Lloyd's is 1968-69).

GODETIA was scuttled in False Bay, August 1970.
(Source: F. Van Den Bosch, S.A.)
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Irvin and Johnson (South Africa) Limited
Dimensions
length: 162' x breadth: 28' x depth: 14'
Gross Tonnage: 515 ton

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