ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
FORELOCK
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM HERRING DRIFTER
Date
1910
Official Number
128388
Description
FORELOCK, BCK60
Yard Number: 459

18 inch triple expansion engine by Hall of Aberdeen 39 H.P.
Boiler by A. Hall, Aberdeen, 180 p.s.i.

1913: Merchant Navy List gives owner as James Duthie, 201 Portessie.
1915-1919: Requisitioned for war service as a boom defence vessel.
1919: Sold to G. Murray (Bodge), Buckie and others.
1923: Merchant Navy List gives owner as George Murray, 5 Gordon Street, Buckie.
1934: Owned by G Murray, Buckie.
March 1937: Sold out of fishing to Preston Harbour Board.
1938: Requistioned by the Admiralty.
1939-1947: Served as a boom defence vessel.
1947: Sold to G. Geddes and others of Buckie and re-registered in Buckie - BCK 127.
1949: Mercantile Navy List gives Managing Owner as James Geddes, Buckie.
1951: Sold for scrap.

With acknowledgement to Mr J. Reid 'Steam Drifters Recalled'

Scrapped May 1952.
Owner
Barclay & Duthie, Buckie
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 86 3/12' x breadth 18 7/12' x depth 9 9/12'
Gross Tonnage: 88 ton

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