ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ASHLYN
Construction
STEEL
Type
SCREW STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1914
Official Number
132420
Description
ASHLYN FD1
Yard Number: 400
Manager (Brooklynn Fishing Co. Ltd - T Cardwell)

Renamed: BERNADETTE (1932?)

November 1914: Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper.
1919: Returned to owner.
1932: Owned by Vve. Gueule - Bourgain & Fils, Boulogne.
July 1940: Hired from French owners as BERNADETTE and converted to boom defence vessel.
December 1945: Returned to owners
1953: owned by Gueule Freres, Boulogne.
c1955: Scrapped

Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
1939-40: Owners Vve. Guele-Bourgain & Fils, Boulogne, France.
1949-50: Owners Vve. Guele-Bourgain & Fils, Boulogne, France.
1950-51: Owners Guele Freres
1955-56: Owners Guele Freres; 'Class withdrawn'. Last mention in Register.

According to Royal Navy Trawlers book, vessel (M/S) was seized at Dover 3 July 1940 in Operation Grab.
Shipowner
Brooklyn F Co. Ltd, Fleetwood
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE TORRY
Dimensions
length 125'.8' x breadth 23.4' x depth 13.2'
gross tonnage 304 tons

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