ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SIR FRED PARKES
Type
FREEZER STERN TRAWLER
Date
1966
Official Number
308533
Description
Yard Number: 928

Date of Launch: 9 December 1965

Information from Burntisland Shipbuilding Group Journal 28 (1) p18-19:
Sponsor at launch was Mrs Michael Snelling.
Vessel has new "tulip bulb" bow - to cope with rough weather. Stabilisers are also fitted.
Ship working on the Labrador and Newfoundland fishing grounds.
Crew of 33 have air conditioned accommodation. 9 single berth cabins for officers, and 6 four-berth cabins.
Cold store has storage space for 500 tons of frozen fish.
Diesel engines.
Photos:
(1) Sponsor Mrs Snelling
(2) & (3) Views of factory deck
(3) 'Sir Fred Parkes' at Sea

1968: Owned by Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd, Hull.
04/1982: Owners Boston Putford Enterprises Ltd., standby vessel.
1987: SFP Atlantic Fisheries, renamed WAVENEY WARRIOR (H.39)
1987-88: Last mention in Lloyd's Register.
28/10/1991: Owners Pesquera Santa Margarita S/A, Puerto Deseado, renamed CORCUBION. www.trawlerphotos.co.uk/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=137117&title=corcubion-argentina&cat=1245
21/08/2011: Appears to be under demolition
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
St Andrews Steam Fishing Company Ltd
Dimensions
length 205 9/12' x breadth 41 1/12' x depth 26 7/12'
gross tonnage: 1033 ton

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