S.T. Strathalva A757

Technical

Official Number: 139792
Yard Number: 595
Completed: 1917
Gross Tonnage: 215
Net Tonnage: 93
Length: 117.7 ft
Breadth: 22.1 ft
Depth: 12.2 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Built Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen

History

1916: Launched by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.595) for Aberdeen Steam Trawling & Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen as STRATHALVA.
23.2.1917: Registered at Aberdeen(A757).
2.1917: Completed (John Brown, manager). Requisitioned from the builders as an armed trawler (2-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.3005).
1919: Returned.
1926: George Massie appointed manager.
1938: W. Rhind appointed manager.
1942: Sold to Supreme Fish Curing Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Basil A. Parkes, Cleveleys, manager).
1943: Fishing Faroe grounds.
8.1945: Sold to Southampton Steam Fishing Co Ltd, London.
1953: Sold to Derry Trawling Co Ltd, Aberdeen (David Wood, manager).
1958: Sold to Bruce’s Stores (Aberdeen) Ltd, Aberdeen.
1959: Sold to BISCO and allocated to Malcolm Brechin, Granton for breaking up.
1.12.1959: Delivered Granton from Aberdeen under own power. Aberdeen registry closed.

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S.T. Strathalva A757

S.T. Strathalva A757
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S.T. Strathalva A757

S.T. Strathalva A757
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S.T. Strathalva A757

S.T. Strathalva A757
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S.T. Strathalva A757

S.T. Strathalva A757
Picture by Donald Smith courtesy of The Mark Stopper Collection

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17/01/2009: Page published. 5 updates since then.
16/04/2018: Removed FMHT watermarks from images.

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