ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ALASTAIR
Construction
STEEL
Type
SCREW STEAMER
Date
1902
Official Number
115573
Description
Rig: Ketch

Owner: Alexander Gray & Adam Maitland
Managers (and owners 1912-15): J. & W. Henderson

Aberdeen Register of Ships (Aberdeen City Archives):
Registered 15 September 1902
One deck, 3 masts
Engines: 1 set of 3 triple expansion direct acting vertical inverted cylinder, 71 W.H.P., 10 knots, by Clyne Mitchell & Co., Aberdeen;
Boiler by Joseph T. E. Ettringham, South Shields.
Original Owners: Alexander Gray & Adam Maitland, Slate Merchants, Aberdeen (64 shares jointly).
Designated Managers (and owners May 1812 - September 1915) J. & W. Henderson Ltd., Upper Quarry and Market Street, Aberdeen.
28/09/1915: Henderson's 64 shares - William John Duncan and William Alexander Leith, Market Street, Aberdeen, Shipowners (jointly).
06/11/1915: Ship sunk by 2 German mines off Southwold.

Larne, 'Shipwreck Index of British Isles':
Detonated 2 German mines on voyage London-Tyne with cargo of burnt ore (Master T. G. Auld). Sank so rapidly no time to launch lifeboat - 7 men lost including Master, 3 saved by other vessels.

Lloyd's Register of Shipping:
1910-11: Master B. Williams (since 1907); Port of Survey, May 1909, Bangor, North Wales. Well deck, machinery aft.
1914-15: Survey Bangor, July 1913.
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE
Dimensions
length 145.2' x breadth 24.3' x depth 11.3'
gross tonnage 366 tons

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