ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BLUE MIST II
Construction
STEEL
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1953
Official Number
195964
Description
Yard Number: 234
Date of Build/Launch: July 1953

Engine number 306, 4 stroke cycle, single acting 6 cylinder diesel by Mirilees, Bickerton & Day Ltd, Stockport.
Machinery Numeral - MN550 - equal to 725 horsepower.
Quarter Deck 70 feet long
Forecastle Deck 18 feet long
Side Tanks and Double Bottom Tank in machine space - capacity 11 tons

1961 Remeasured Overall Sizes:
length 137' x breadth 25.2' x depth 17', gross tonnage 330 tons

Disappeared at Sea, February 1966:
Lloyd's Register Shipping Casualties 1966 gives the information that the BLUE MIST II left Grand Bank, a port in the south of Newfoundland, on the 11th February 1966 for the fishing grounds in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and was last reported by radio telephone on the 18th February in approx. position - Latitude 48°12'N, Longitude 60°W. - no further contact.
Shipbuilder
John Lewis & Sons
Owner
Bonavista Cold Storage Co. Ltd, St Johns, Newfoundland
Dimensions
length 120 1/3' x breadth 25 1/12' x depth 12 3/6'
gross tonnage: 330 ton

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