ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BOSTON WASP
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1960
Description
Yard Number: 882

Date of Launch: 14 March 1960

'The Burntisland Group Journal' Vol. 26, No. 4, April 1961, p114-5:
A sister trawler to the PRINCESS ROYAL. The BOSTON WASP was named by Mrs Cecil Smith.
Photographs:
i) "Mrs Cecil Smith smashes the traditional bottle over the bows of the 'Boston Wasp'.
ii) The 'Boston Wasp' leaves port and the deckhands examine the fishing gear.
iii) Preparing to shoot the trawl on the 'Boston Wasp'.
iv) Full ahead for the fishing grounds.

Owned in 1968 by Boston D S F Ltd, Grimsby.
Owned in 1970 by Boston D S F Ltd, Lowestoft, LT238.
Owned in 1979 by Onward F Co. Ltd.
Owned in 1981 by B G Evans.

Sold on to Honduran interests in 1980, wrecked 1989
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Limited
Dimensions
length 114 5/12' x breadth 26 1/12' x depth 13'
gross tonnage: 300 ton

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