ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
GLENGAIRN
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1960
Official Number
302230
Description
Yard Number: 889

Date of Launch: 11 August 1960

The Burntisland Group Journal, Vol. 26, No. 4, April 1961, p.118:
The GLENGAIRN was named by Mrs Millicent McArthur. Built using Hall Russell's latest prefabrication methods "whereby large sections are assembled under cover in the workshops"... A crew of thirteen accommodated in 2 and 3 berth cabins.
Photographs (p118):
i) The GLENGAIRN at Sea
ii) Mrs Millicent McArthur
iii) Deck Arrangement

2 August 1972: (A491) Aground Switha, Orkney. Crew of twelve aboard. Eight crew taken off by Longhope lifeboat. Four left on board to assist with attempted refloat. Newspaper report stated that vessel was not thought to be damaged but tug might be required.

1976: Owned by B.U.T., Aberdeen.
1977/78: Owned by B.U.T. Aberdeen Ltd. and now converted to a motor stand-by safety vessel for offshore installation "for service within the limits of the Continental Shelf... in an area bounded in the North by Parallel 620N, in the west by Meridian 150W and in the South by Parallel 480N". (Source: Lloyd's Register)
1980/81: As above.
1981/82: No entry in Lloyd's Register. Fate unknown.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Wood & Bruce Ltd, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 106 3/12' x breadth 23 5/6' x depth 12'
Gross Tonnage: 228 ton

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