ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CROCUS
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1900
Official Number
112930
Description
Yard Number: 335

Renamed: BEN HOPE (by 1915); ETENIA (by 1932)

Owned later by R Irvin & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen and renamed BEN HOPE.
Owned in 1915 by J Lewis, Aberdeen.
Owned in 1920 by H W Barber, Lowestoft.
Owned in 1927 by James Johnson Fish Selling Co Ltd, Lowestoft.
Owned in 1929 by Hope Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft.
Sold in November 1931 by Hope Steam Fishing Co. to French buyers.
Owned in 1932 by D Testulat, Dieppe and renamed ETENIA.

Source: Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
1918-19: Owner Crawford Trawlers Ltd. Scarborough.
1925-26: Owner H. W. Barber, Lowestoft.

Source: Publication "Royal Navy Trawlers":
Owners H. W. Barker, London.
Requisitioned in 1917 into fishery reserve.
1919 returned to owners.
Owned in 1930-31 by Hope Steam Fishing Lowestoft.

By 1939 Irvin had a new BEN HOPE.


Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Union Steam Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 103 3/12' x breadth 20 7/12' x depth 11 5/6'
Gross Tonnage: 160 tons

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