ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
DAVID POLLOCK
Type
COLLIER
Date
1954
Description
Yard Number: 836

Aberdeen Press & Journal, 10 March 1954:
'The S.S. DAVID POLLOCK, built by Messrs Hall Russell and Co. Ltd. Aberdeen, for the North Thames Gas Board, was launched at Aberdeen yesterday, the naming ceremony being performed by Mrs Edwin Bayliss, wife of a member of the North Thames Gas Board.
Right - Mrs Bayliss & Mrs Howard Johnson, managing director of Messrs Hall Russell & Co. Ltd. give three cheers as the ship is successfully launched.'

Mr Edwin Bayliss was a World War I veteran, where he lost an arm, and later went on to be Chairman of London County Council, Chairman of the National
Assistance Board, a Justice of the Peace, a Labour MP and to be awarded the OBE. (Source Mrs G Tanner, great niece)
Owner
North Thames Gas Board, London
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 320' x breadth 46' 1" x depth 22' 5"
Gross Tonnage: 3332 ton

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