ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
HEBDEN
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAMER
Date
1908
Description
Yard Number: 330
Date of Build/Launch: November 1908

Type: Steam Screw Steamer, built for trawling

Subsequent Names: CHIRE; RIO QUADIANA; JUPITER

Trip expansion 3 cylinder steam engine by W.V.V. Lidgerwood, Glasgow, 73N.H.P.
Boiler by W.V.V. Liderwood, 180lbs.

1909: Probably sold in 1909 and name changed to CHIRE.
1910-11: Lloyd's Register gives owner as 'Empresa des Pescarias Norte Ltd (Manager C. J. Sabido) with an office at Rua De S. Bento, Lisbon, Portugal and vessel's name CHIRE.
1914-15: Lloyd's Register lists same owner as above.
1918-19: Lloyd's Register lists same owner as above but in November 1915 the vessel's character was deleted from the Register Book because of non-compliance with the Society's Rules regarding Surveys, etc.
1920-21: Lloyd's Register lists same owner as above.
1925-26: Lloyd's Register vessel reappears under the name of JUPITER (ex RIO GUDIANA) and owned by Companhia Portuguesa de Pesca, Rua 24 de Julho, Lisbon.
1930-31: Lloyd's Register lists vessel under same name of JUPITER (ex RIO GUADIANA, ex CHIRE, ex HEBDEN) and same owners.
1939-40: Lloyd's Register lists same name and owners as above.
1975-76: Lloyd's Register vessel continuously under the same owner - address now Avenida 24 de Julio 3-2, Lisbon.
1977-78: Lloyd's Register lists same owner but address Edificio dos Armadores, 5 Doca de Pesca (Pedroucos) Lisbon 3.
No further mention after 1978 and no mention of vessel being broken up.
Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping

Sold to Empreza de Pescarias Norte Ltda, Lisbon in 1915 and renamed CHIRE.
Renamed RIO GUADIANA.
In 1920, sold to Empreza Jupiter, Lisbon and renamed JUPITER.
Owned later by Cia Portugueza de Pesca, Lisbon.
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE TORRY
Owner
J Potter, Blackpool
Dimensions
length 126.2' x breadth 22.6' x depth 12.0'
gross tonnage 264 tons

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