ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STRATHFINELLA
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1911
Official Number
129348
Description
Yard Number: 483

Steel, 2 masted steam trawler with elliptical stern

Owners: Aberdeen Steam Trawler Company
Fishing number: A341
Requisitioned in September 1914 and converted to minesweeper.
Returned to owners, 1919.

Owned 19/08/1919 by Jack Breach Ltd, Lowestoft (LT531) but owning to her draft she could not enter the harbour until one hour before high tide. Consequently was sold back to Aberdeen in 1925 at a loss and was re-registered A63.

Casualties: Jas H Stedall of Yarmouth (cook) was lost overboard 110 East North East of Smiths Knoll Lighthouse, 26/12/1921.

Owned later by P & J Johnstone Ltd, Aberdeen
Owned in 1943 by J C Robertson, Aberdeen A63
Requisitioned in April 1944 and converted to an Esso.
Returned to owners in October 1944.
Broken up 1955.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Shipowner
Aberdeen Steam Trawling and Fishing Company
Dimensions
length 113' x breadth 21' x depth 11'
Gross Tonnage: 192 ton

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