ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
AUCHMACOY
Construction
STEEL
Type
COASTER
Date
1939
Official Number
165252
Description
Yard Number: 750

Steel motor coaster with cruiser stern, cargo battens not fitted.

Stranded at the mouth of the Ythan 9 February 1940.
By 1942-43 Register, listed as owned by Elder Dempster Lines Ltd. of Liverpool, but still registered in Aberdeen.

Carried cargoes of coal between ports in Nigeria. Dismantled and sunk off Lagos, last quarter of 1950*

*May still have been afloat in 1964:
Elder Dempster & Company / African Steam Ship Company (Fleet):
AUCHMACOY 1939 Delta ports feeder service, 1964 sold to Odunsi & Co, Lagos. 255
(Source: http://oceania.pbworks.com/w/page/8473444/UK_Elder-Dempster)
Owner
Mitchell & Rae Ltd, Aberdeen
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Dimensions
length 114' 6" x breadth 23' 1" x depth 8' 4"
gross tonnage 255 tons
Gross Tonnage: 255ton
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