ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
KOSMOS
Construction
STEEL
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1916
Official Number
137192
Description
Yard Number: 421

Steam trawler built for East Coast Steam Fishing Co, 164 Market Street, Aberdeen. Triple expansion 3 cylinders steam engine by W. Beardmore & Co. Glasgow, 70 HP. 1 single ended boiler of 180 psi.

Requisitioned whilst under construction in April 1916 and converted to minesweeper. Fitted with 16 pounder anti-aircraft gun. Admiralty number 3273.
Returned to owners, 1919.
Owned in 1923 by Sam Robford & Co. Ltd, London.
Owned in 1926 by Trawlers (Ireland) Ltd, Dublin.
Owned in 1927 by Dublin Trawling, Ice & Cold Storage Co. Ltd. managers A. Richardson. Later managed by P. Fannon, both of 8 Cardiff Lane, Dublin.
Owned in 1953 by Faithlie Fishing Co. Ltd, Aberdeen. Manager A. C. Bruce, 84 Grampian Road, Aberdeen.
Owned in 1958 by Cedar Fishing Co. Ltd, 217 Union Street, Aberdeen.

Broken up in the UK summer 1959.
Shipowner
East Coast Steam Fishing Co. Ltd, Aberdeen (A617)
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE TORRY
Dimensions
231 Tons
Length 115' 5" x breadth 22' 7" x depth 12' 1"

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