ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
MALCOLM MILLER
Construction
STEEL
Type
SCHOONER
Date
1967
Description
Rig: SCHOONER
Yard Number: 353

Renamed: HELENA C (2001)

Engine number 423, Two Perkins type T 6 354 (M) diesel engines.
Sea trial 12 February, average sped 8.61 knots (machinery only).

"The family of Sir James Miller, the former Lord Mayer of London and Lord Provost of Edinburgh, donated half of the cost of this second schooner. She was named after Sir James' son who was tragically killed in a car accident at a young age. Her keel was laid in on the 23rd of March 1967 at the Aberdeen yard of John Lewis & Sons. She was launched on the 5th October 1967 and commissioned on the 10th of march 1968. Almost identical to her elder sister, she differed mainly in having slightly larger crew accommodation and square topped doors while the Churchill had round topped doors." from website http://freespace.virgin.net/scott.kennedy1/history.html

Sold to a private buyer in May 2000, moved to Southampton and converted to a private yacht. Renamed HELENA C.
Shipowner
Sail Training Association
Shipbuilder
John Lewis and Sons
Dimensions
length 150' x breadth 26' 7" x depth 15' 7"
Gross Tonnage: 219 ton
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