S.T. Kincorth A263

Technical

Official Number: 127165
Yard Number: 332
Completed: April 10 1909
Gross Tonnage: 148
Net Tonnage: 57
Length: 100.6 ft
Breadth: 20.4 ft
Depth: 10.8 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by J. Abernethy & Co, Aberdeen
Built: J. Duthie, Sons & Co, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, 1909

History

10.4.1909: Launched as a great liner by J. Duthie, Sons & Co, Aberdeen, Aberdeen (Yd.No.332) for George W. & J. Leiper, Aberdeen as KINCORTH.
15.5.1909: Registered at Aberdeen (A263).
5.1909: Completed (John H. Irvin, manager).
2.1917: Requisitioned for war service and fitted out for special service and mine duties. Based Longhope.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Aberdeen (George Leiper, Torry, Aberdeen).
1925: Sold to Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, North Shields (Sir John H. Irvin KBE, Aberdeen, manager).
1939: Directed to Fleetwood under wartime control (J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood, agents).
1940: Sold to James W. Tomlinson, North Shields (J. Marr & Son Ltd, Fleetwood, agents).
10.12.1941: Mined 7 miles off Point Lynas, North Wales; Sk. W. C. Bowles and crew of ten lost*.
15.1.1942: Aberdeen registry closed.

(*Lost – Sk. W. C. Bowles; G. W. Blower; J. Condron; G. Douglas; H. Douglas; A. W. Jeffries; A.R.W. Kay; H. F. Palmer; W. C. Rix and G. C. Snow).

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S.T. Kincorth A263

S.T. Kincorth A263
Picture courtesy of Grimsby Reference Library

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