ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CRIMOND
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1899
Official Number
110851
Description
CRIMOND, A344
Yard Number: 321
Date of Build/Launch: September 1899

Owned in 1909 by J Graham, Hartlepool.
Owned in 1910 by J Graham & Sons, Hartlepool.
Owned in 1913 by A Walker, Aberdeen.
Sunk by enemy action (submarine time bombs 60 miles east from Wick, 19 May 1913).

On fishing trip from Aberdeen was captured by German submarine. Crew forced to abandon ship without loss of life. She was then sunk by explosive charges. She had previously been stranded in February 1912 at Sanday, Orkney. Four members of crew were lost when ship's boat was smashed, one member swam ashore, remaining four saved by Stronsay lifeboat.
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Owner
Fraserburgh & North of Scotland Steam Trawling Company Limited
Dimensions
length 110 3/12' x breadth 21 1/12' x depth 11 7/12'
Gross Tonnage: 173 ton
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