ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STAR OF THE ISLES
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1960
Official Number
302232
Description
Yard Number: 887

Date of Launch: 28 July 1960

Renamed: ADMIRAL RAMSEY (1963); SYERSTON (1965); ARCTIC VIKING (1973)

The Burntisland Group Journal, Vol. 26, No. 4, April 1961:
Launched July 28th 1960. Named by Mrs John Mitchell, had "comfortable crew accommodation, heated by hot water radiators"... "bulkheads and linings throughout the accommodation are plastic faced"...
Photographs (p119)
i) Mrs John Mitchell named the Star of the Isles
ii) Diagram of layout

1963: Owned by Walker Steam Trawl and renamed ADMIRAL RAMSEY.
1965: Owned by Peter Height Tr Ltd, Grimsby and renamed SYERSTON.
1973: Owned by W Liston, Granton and renamed ARCTIC VIKING.
1977/78: Now a stand-by safety vessel for offshore installations - "for service in the North Sea"... area of operation restricted. (Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping).
1980/81: Not listed in Lloyd's Register.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 106 3/12' x breadth 23 5/6' x depth 12'
gross tonnage: 226 ton

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