ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CAPTAIN RIOU
Construction
STEEL
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1957
Official Number
187642
Description
Yard Number: 268

Motor Trawler
Owner: Iago Steam Trawler Co. Ltd (EDW Lawford London)

Renamed: BOSTON DEFENDER (1972); GRAMPIAN DEFENDER (1978)

Engine number 339, British Polar type M45M, 2SA 5cy, 340x570mm

Owned in 1972 by Iago Steam Trawlers/Boston under B. A. Parkes of Fleetwood until 1978. Captain Riou renamed vessel BOSTON DEFENDER.
Owned in 1978 by North Star S F Co. Ltd, Aberdeen and converted from fishing to standby safety vessel and pollution control for George Craig & Sons Ltd Aberdeen and renamed GRAMPIAN DEFENDER.
No further mention in Lloyd's Register after 1998-99 with this name.
Shipbuilder
John Lewis and Sons
Owner
Iago Steam Trawler Co. Ltd, London LO72
Dimensions
length 125 1/3' x breadth 26 1/12' x depth 13 3/12'
Gross Tonnage: 391 ton

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