ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CRETEHATCH
Construction
CONCRETE
Type
TUG
Date
1920
Official Number
143923
Description
Yard Number: 7

Ordered as CT40 in 1917 but completed for Shipping Controller, London as CRETEHATCH.

Launched in July 1919
Completed in January 1920

Renamed: TYNE or TYNE II (1924); ROYAL NORTHUMBERLAND YACHT CLUB (1935)

Transferred to the Board of Trade in 1921.
Owned in 1922 by Crete Shipping Co. Ltd, London.
In May 1924, dismantled and converted to a club house for Northumberland Sailing Club, Blyth and renamed TYNE, or possibly TYNE II.
Renamed ROYAL NORTHUMBERLAND YACHT CLUB in 1935.
1939-45 Requisitioned by the Admiralty as ward room for Wrens at local submarine base, Blyth.
26 October 1949 - capsized at moorings in gale - total loss.
1950, wreck dispersed by Blyth Harbour Commissioners.
Shipbuilder
ABERDEEN CONCRETE SHIP

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