ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
MARY STEPHEN
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM HERRING DRIFTER
Date
1906
Official Number
119608
Description
Yard Number: 288
Fishing Number: PD116

Subsequent Names: NELLIE MORRISON, BF13

16 inch compound engine by James Abernethy, Aberdeen, 25 H.P.

1911: W. H. Leask shares sold to Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd; Owners now R. Irvin and John Buchan.
1913: Merchany Navy List gives Manager as Thomas W. Irvin, 11 Harbour Street, Peterhead.
1915: Owned by Richard Irvin, North Shields.
1915-1919: Requisitioned for war service (pennant no. 1390) as an anti-submarine net vessel/minesweeper. Fitted with a 6-pounder gun.
1923: Merchant Navy List gives Manager as John H. Irvin, 86 Queen's Road, Aberdeen.
1925: Part sold to John Morrison, Portgordon, Banffshire (owners now R. Irvin & Son and John Morrison).
193: John Morrison's shares sold to Richard Irvin and Sons Ltd and vessel re-registered in Buckie BCK 40.
March 1937: Sold for scrap.

With acknowledgement to Mr J. Reid, 'Steam Drifters Recalled'.
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE TORRY
Owner
Buchan & Leask, Peterhead
Dimensions
length 81.20' x breadth 18.10' x depth 8.90'
gross tonnage 89 tons

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