ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
HYDRA
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAMER, CARGO
Date
1950
Description
Yard Number: 823
For Far East Trading

Source: "Burntisland and Hall Russell Shipyard Journal", 22 (1), p17-18, 1951:
At launch was named by Mrs Aslaugh Rose-Anderssen. Sister ship to the HERO. Built for China coastal trading. Built for varied cargoes. The boilers are arranged to burn either oil fuel or coal.
Photos, page 18:
"Before the launch of the Hydra"
"...energetically chartered by Mrs Aslaugh Rose-Anderssen"
"Hydra for China coastal trading"

Last entry in Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1962-63.
No change of name listed. Fate unknown.
Shipowner
Bruusgaard, Kiosteruds Skibs A/S, Drammen
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 264' x breadth 41' 11" x depth 19'
Gross Tonnage: 1838 ton

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