ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BOSTON METEOR
Construction
STEEL
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1950
Description
Subsequent Names- Yarbora then Zarbora

Date of build/launch-March 1950
Yard Number-731
Engine number-443
Official number-183A33
Shipbuilder-A.Hall of Co. LTD, Aberdeen
Owner at Launch-Boston Deep Sea Fishing and ICE Co. LTD.
Manager-B.A.Parkes

Hull Details:
Type-Steam trawler
Construction-Steel

Length-136.7
Breadth-25.8
Depth-13.2
Gross tonnage-386

Scrapped-Canada 1969

Additional Information:
Registered in Hull under the Canadian flag.
Triple expansion 3 cylinder steam engine and 1 single ended boiler of 22o lbs. Fitted for oil fuel with a flash point above 150 degrees.

Lloyds Register:
1952-53-Gives change of name to Yarbora as from 1951 and owner now Fisheries Products of St. John’s, Newfoundland. Registered in St. Johns but under the British flag.
1952-53-Gives change of name to Zarbora (Suspect misspelling at first change) same owners. Class withdrawn at owners request in February 1954. Still under the British flag.
1967-68-Says ship is now Canadian although it retains the same official number.
1968-69- Vessel again under the same owner as registration.
1975-76-Vessel mentioned as belonging to Fishery Products LTD, PO Box 500, and O’Leary Avenue, St. John’s, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
1983-Causality return (Lloyds seems to have kept the vessel in the register through not having been informed that the vessel had been broken up.


Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 134 1/3' x breadth 25 7/12' x depth 14'
Gross Tonnage: 386 ton

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