ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ROBIN
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM HERRING DRIFTER
Date
1903
Description
ROBIN, BF1321
Date of Build/Launch: September 1903

Owner: John Smith, 21 Reidhaven St., Ianstown, Buckie

Cost new was £1,000

Compound 2 cylinder steam engine 25 H.P. Manufactured by Clyne & Mitchell, Boilermakers and Engineers, Commercial Road, Aberdeen.

1913: Sold to C. McKay & W. McIntosh, Portessie, Buckie. From 1922 registered in the name of W. McIntosh only.
1915-19: Requisitioned for War Service (Pennant No. 2450) as a submarine net vessel/minesweeper with 2½ pounder gun.

Sank North Sea 22/06/1924:
Sank in position 56°35'N 2°12'W which is 10 miles ESE of Red Head in Angus.
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Dimensions
length 81'5" x breadth 18'1" x depth 8'8"
gross tonnage 86 tons

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