ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ABERDEEN MERCHANT
Construction
STEEL
Type
MOTOR TRAWLER
Date
1957
Official Number
183860
Description
Yard Number: 752
Date of Build/Launch: June 1957

Owner: Aberdeen Motor Trawlers Ltd (part of John Wood Group) A134
Manager: Don Fishing Co. Ltd

Steel, part electrically welded

Surveys overdue 7/69.

1970-71: John Wood & Sons
June 1971: Broken up in UK

ABERDEEN MERCHANT was towed to scrapyard in Bo'ness in 1971. The engine of ABERDEEN MERCHANT was removed prior to be towed to scrapyard in Aberdeen to be reallocated to the stern trawler CLARKWOOD. On ABERDEEN MERCHANT'S maiden voyage, which was a 5-day trip to Faroe, she landed 500 boxes under the command of Alex Elder.
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Shipowner
Aberdeen Motor Trawlers Limited
Dimensions
length: 115.6' x breadth: 25.5' x depth: 14.4'
gross tonnage: 264 ton
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