ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
SIR LANCELOT
Construction
STEEL
Type
MINESWEEPER TRAWLER
Date
1942
Official Number
166703
Description
Yard Number: 160

Round Table Class Trawler; based on Hall Russell's 1936 Star of Orkney, completed as minesweeper.

Engine number 237, boiler by Kincaid, Greenock.
Full power trial in Torry Dock, 17 March 1942.

1944 converted to Dan Layer. Took part in Operation Neptune, the D-Day landings in June attached to 14th Minesweeping flotilla in Force U.

Owned in 1946 by Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Lowestoft LT263.

In 1962 owned by Mrs Karin Meta Alexa Husseini, Hamburg and renamed 'Hair-Ed-Din Barbarossa'.
Ship is in the 1986 Lloyd's register, but not in 1987 and not owners noted with vessel's continued existence in doubt.
Shipbuilder
John Lewis & Sons
Shipowner
Admiralty
Dimensions
length 125' x breadth 23' 6" x depth 13' 9"
108 tons

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