ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CORTES
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1899
Official Number
110855
Description
Yard Number: 323

Completed November 1899
1 x boiler 140psi, Steam triple expansion engine, 12½” x 19” x 31” with 21” stroke.
Cost: £4,600 Wash deck service £18.10/- extra.

Order Book: - 100A1 at Lloyds, 7” x 12” steam trawl winch double barrelled, Duplex steam pump. No trawl gear. Extra pipes, cocks and connections for bilge pump suction from sea and discharge through wash deck pipes.

Same hull as 324, but different engine, boiler and propeller.

Owned 1909 to 1915 by Andrew Walker, Commercial Road, Aberdeen. Fishing number: A290.

1909-1913 Master A. McLeod
1913-1915 Master J. H. Walker

Captured by U-19 submarine and sunk by bomb aboard 50 miles ESE of Copinsay, Orkney (68 miles ENE of Wick) 4 June 1915. No casualties.
Owner
Fraserburgh & North of Scotland Steam Trawling Company Limited
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Dimensions
length 110 3/12' x breadth 21 1/12' x depth 11 7/12'
Gross Tonnage: 174 ton

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