ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
WOODSIDE
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1959
Official Number
301581
Description
Yard Number: 879

Launched: 1 October 1959

Motor trawler side
Rivetted and welded flush joints

Oil engine 4SA 6cy 12" x 45" Nat Gas PO Engine co Ashton/Lyne.

Renamed: BOSTON VICTOR (by 1963); WOODSIDE

Owner: Aberdeen Near Water Trawler Ltd (Manager Don Fishing Co.)

Owned in 1963 by Aberdeen Motor Tr. Ltd, Aberdeen and renamed WOODSIDE.
Later owned by Aberdeen Near Water Trawlers, Ltd, Lowestoft.

NB a different source gives the following information:
Renamed BOSTON VICTOR in 1963 for Aberdeen Near Water Ltd under B. A. Parkes, Lowestoft until 1977-78.
1977-78 to 1980 registered owners C. F. Paton & Co. Ltd, Lowestoft.
1980 to 1992 owned by Thomas Chalmers, Lowestoft.
No further history under this name.

'Burntisland Shipbuilding Group Journal', Vol. 26 No. 4, p110 (April 1961):
"The first of the new Hall-Economy trawlers, developed after extensive tank testing, is the WOODSIDE... the sponsor... was Mrs G. D. S. Black, wife of the Chairman of MacFisheries Limited, London"
"Sistership to the COUNTESSWELLS and identical in all respects".
Photographs
i) The WOODSIDE at sea
ii) Mrs G. D. S. Black
iii) Lifting the sub-assembled stern section of the WOODSIDE into position

Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Aberdeen Near Water Trawlers Ltd, Aberdeen A365
Dimensions
length 98' 9" x breadth 23' 1" x depth 11'
gross tonnage: 190 ton

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