ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
NARCISSUS
Construction
STEEL
Type
CORVETTE
Date
1941
Description
Yard Number: 154

K74, - Flower Class Corvette

Laid down 9 September 1940, launched 29th March 1941, commissioned 17 July 1941
Engine number 231, boilers by Rowan, Glasgow.
Full power trial in Torry Dock, 14 July 1941.

Sold April 1946 and refitted as a motor cargo vessel. Renamed ESTE, owner Soc. Anon. Maritime et Commerciale, Panama.
1954 owners Navegacac Rio Grandense Ltda, Porto Alegre, Brazil.
1960 Renamed PLANETA, owners Diogo & Cia. Ltda, of Santos, Brazil.

Wrecked off Brazilian coast in latitude 15 50 2S., longitude 38 52 5W., in dense fog, 27th June 1969
Shipbuilder
John Lewis and Sons
Shipowner
Admiralty
Dimensions
length 192'9" x breadth 33'2" x depth 16'4"
860 tons

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