ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
WESTRA
Type
VESSEL, FISHERY PROTECTION
Date
1974
Official Number
364090
Description
Yard Number: 962
Port of Registry 2004: Leith
Main Machinery: Two oil engines, each 12-cylinder, constructed by British Polar
Engines Ltd, Glasgow, 4,200bhp, 121ÿ2/161ÿ2 knots (variable pitch propeller).

Renamed 2005–2007: MV ROBERT HUNTER

2007 to present: MV STEVE IRWIN. Renamed after the Australian zoologist and conservationist Steve Irwin who died in 2006.

Owned by Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and has been involved in several actions against Japanese whaling vessels in 2007. Registered in 2007 in the Netherlands.
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Owner
Secretary of State for Scotland, Leith
Dimensions
Gross Tonnage: 885 ton
195 x 36 x 14 feet
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