S.T. Braconbush A770


Admiralty Number: 4476
Official Number: 144414
Yard Number: 174
Completed: 1920
Gross Tonnage: 203
Net Tonnage: 88
Length: 115.4 ft
Breadth: 22.2 ft
Depth: 12.1 ft
Engine: 74HP T.3-cyl by Hawthorns & Co Ltd, Leith
Built: Hawthorns & Co Ltd, Leith


30.5.1919: Launched by Hawthorns & Co Ltd, Leith (Yd.No174) (“Strath” class) for The Admiralty as JOHN CONNE (Ad.No.4476).
1.3.1920: Registered by The Admiralty as a fishing vessel at London (LO341).
4.3.1920: Completed as a fishing vessel.
11.1921: Sold to Don Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (J. S. Doeg, manager).
8.11.1921: Registered at Aberdeen (A770).
9.11.1921: London registry closed.
11.1921: Registered at Aberdeen as BRACONBUSH (A770).
4.1941: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Basil A. Parkes, Cleveleys, manager).
29.1.1942: Out of Aberdeen for Minch grounds. Mined off Duncansby Head. Taken in tow for Scrabster but foundered; crew of eleven saved.
11.4.1942: Aberdeen registry closed.

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