ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
EMPIRE GNOME
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TUG
Date
1942
Official Number
165258
Description
Yard Number: 681

Subsequent Names: JACOBS; LAUT JAMDENA

Modified Warrior Class tug.
Offered by the Admiralty for sale in October 1946.

1949: Change of name to JACOBS, and change of owner to N.V. Nederi, Indonesie Steenholen Handel Maats. Port of Registry Amsterdam.
1961-62: Entry in Lloyd's says "Reported sailing at LAUTJ AMD ENA under Indonesian flag" (still listed under above owners).
1962: Change of name to LAUT JAMDENA, and of owners to Perusahaan Negara Tundabara (Port of Registry Djakarta, Indonesia).
1964-65: Lloyd's Register entry - tug is back listed under name JACOBS, and owners are now back to N.V. Nederland - Indonesie Steen Kolen Handel Maats. Port of Registry Amsterdam.
1967-68: Lloyd's Register entry - "reported sailing as LAUT JAMDENA under Indonesian flag". Owners N.V. Nederland - Indonesie Steen Kolen Handel Maats.
1968-69: Lloyd's Register entry - "reported sailing as LAUT JAMDENA under Indonesian flag". Owners N.V. Nederland - Indonesie Steen Kolen Handel Maats.
1970-71: Lloyd's Register entry - gives name as LAUT JAMDENA, and owners as P.N. Pelajaran Bahtera Adhiguna; Djakarta.
1991-92: Last mention in Lloyd's Register of Shipping. Fate unknown.
Owner
Admiralty
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Owner
Ministry Of War Transport
Dimensions
length 105 3/12' x breadth 27 1/12' x depth 12 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 233 ton

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