ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
PADUA
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1947
Description
Yard Number: 799

Subsequent Names: AIDA PEIXOTO

Info from Burnt Island & Hall Russell Journal 30, (3) and 30 (4) p79:
"Named by Senora L.A. de Loura, wife of Captain Luis Armando de Loura.
One of the largest trawlers ever built.
Specially designed for Newfoundland Cod fishing... fish hold of about 41,000 cu. ft. capacity.
Cod liver oil extractor plant and storage tanks are fitted aft for 24 tons of cod liver oil.
Accommodation for 61 crew.
Strengthened for navigation in ice".

Photos, Journal 30 (3):
(1) Launching ceremony
(2) Leaving the ways
Photos, Journal 30 (4) p79:
(1) Side view of vessel
(2) Deep fish pounds

1968: Change of name to AIDA PEIXOTO. Change of owner to Tavares Mascarenhas, Neves & Vaz Ltda., Portugal.

Last entry in Lloyd's Register of Shipping in 1968.
Shipowner
Empresa Com. & Industrial de Pesca, SARL, Lisbon
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 226 5/12ft' x breadth 36' x depth 24 5/6
Gross Tonnage: 1296 ton

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