ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ABERDEEN CITY
Construction
STEEL
Type
MOTOR TRAWLER
Date
1957
Description
ABERDEEN CITY, A113
Yard Number: 751

Went aground at Start Point, Sanday, Orkney in early hours of 16 September 1963 bound for Faroes. Crew of 12 taken off by Sanday lifeboat.

From Burntisland & Hall Russell Group Journal 25 (2) p47-48:
Launched 14 January 1957. Naming ceremony performed by Mrs Byron S. Bellany, wife of chairman of the shipowing company.

Photos, Journal 25 (2) p 48:
(1) Group of guests before launch
(2) Mrs B.S. Bellany at naming ceremony

Photos, Journal 25 (3) p79:
(1) of wheelhouse
(2) on sea trials
(3) Master's cabin
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Shipowner
Aberdeen Motor Trawlers Limited
Dimensions
length 113 3/12' x breadth 25 1/12' x depth 12 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 264 ton
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