S.T. Nacre A280

Additional information courtesy of Bill Blow and Douglas Paterson


Official Number: 127142
Yard Number: 444
Completed: 1908
Gross Tonnage: 199
Net Tonnage: 55
Length: 113.2 ft
Breadth: 22.0 ft
Depth: 11.6 ft
Built: Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Engine: 400ihp T-3-cyl and boiler by Hall Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen


18.12.1907: Launched by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.444) for Aberdeen Steam Trawling & Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen as STRATHLUI.
16.1.1908: Registered at Aberdeen (A191). John Brown appointed manager.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 77.26 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
02.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-12pdr, 1-7.5” A/S Howitzer)(Ad.No.1578). Based Buncrana, Co Donegal.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Aberdeen.
11.1.1919: Sold to Thomas Leishman Devlin (64/64), Leith (managing owner).
1.2.1919: Aberdeen registry closed.
5.2.1919: Registered at Granton (GN2).
28.2.1919: Thomas Devlin died. Transferred to trustees, Thomas L. Devlin, Robert D. Devlin, Grace Darney Devlin, Granton, John Inglis, Peebles & Aexander Stewart, Edinburgh (64/64 jointly).
17.6.1919: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to John Inglis, Peebles (A). Thomas L. Devlin & Robert D. Devlin appointed managers.
8.2.1923: Mortgage (A) discharged.
5.7.1923: Sold to Thomas L. Devlin & Sons (64/64), Granton. Thomas L. Devlin & Robert D. Devlin appointed managers.
11.11.1926: Robert D. Devlin died. Thomas L. Devlin Jnr became managing owner (64/64).
1927: Sold to Alexander James Spence & John Gore (64/64 joint owners), Aberdeen.
20.10.1927: Granton registry closed.
25.10.1927: Registered at Aberdeen (A280).
16.4.1928: Registered at Aberdeen as NACRE (A280) (BoT Minute M/R.G.1098/1928 dated 17.3.1928).
27.9.1933: Sold to Gorspen Steam Trawling Co Ltd (64/64), Aberdeen. Alexander James Spence appointed manager.
2.3.1937: Sold to Alexander Aitken Davidson (64/64), Aberdeen (managing owner).
27.11.1940: Sold to J. Bennett (Wholesale) Ltd (64/64), London. Fishing from Fleetwood.
12.1.1944: Sold to Aldred Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Grimsby.
20.1.1944: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (B).
24.5.1944: Registered office transferred to Fleetwood.
27.11.1946: Harry Markham Cook, Grimsby appointed manager.
25.11.1946: Aberdeen registry closed.
29.11.1946: Registered at Grimsby (GY411).
7.12.1946: Registered office transferred to Grimsby.
1.5.1948: Mortgage (B) discharged.
10.5.1948: Sold to Associated Trawlers (Gt Yarmouth) Ltd (64/64), Gt. Yarmouth.
18.5.1948: Arthur Edward Bewley, Gorleston appointed manager.
31.5.1948: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Midland Bank Ltd, London (C).
6.1.1949: Mortgage (C) discharged.
20.1.1949: Vessel mortgaged (64/64) to Barclays Bank Ltd, London (D).
26.6.1950: Mortgage (D) discharged.
1950: Sold to Metal Industries (Salvage) Ltd and allocated to Charlestown for breaking up (Contract No.9D).
11.1950: Delivered Charlestown.
2.1.1951: Breaking up commenced.
6.1.1951: Grimsby registry closed “Ship broken up”.


03/07/2013: Page published. 2 updates since then.