ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
NORTH BREEZE
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1891
Official Number
98558
Description
Yard Number: 265

Date of Build/Launch: May 1891
Owner: Wm. Pyper

Renamed: ROSA; ELNA; GARD; HERMODUR (Reykjavik)

1910-11: Owner North Line Steam Fishing Co., Manager J. A. Harrow.
1914-15: Owner Gadud Fabriker, Gotenburg, Manager H. Larson. Name now ROSA.
1916: Sold to Alasunds, Norway, renamed ELENA
1918-19: Owner O. Moene, Aalesund, Norway. Name now ELNA.
1918: Owners Bjergningskompani s/s Alasund, renamed GARD
1920: Owned by Skandinavisk Bjergningskonpani, Aalesund, Manager Omoene and renamed GARD.
1923: Owners Department of Lighthouses, Government of Iceland
1923-24: In Norway for conversion to lighthouse tender, renamed HERMODUR
20/06/1924: Arrives Djupivogur, Iceland
1926-1947: Owned by Govt of Iceland, Dept of Lighthouses and renamed HERMODUR.
1947: Take out of service, stationed first at Fossvogur Bay, then Hvalfjordur Fjord
1948: Driven ashore in bad weather at Brynjudalsvogur, Hvalfjordur, total constructive loss
1949-50: Demolished for scrap

Disappears from Builder's Lists 1948. Replaced by newer vessel (Icelandic Government) 1948.

Source: Information supplied by Vikin Maritime Museum, Reykjavik, 24/04/2012
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Owner
North Line Steam Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 95 3/12' x breadth 19 7/12' x depth 10 9/12'
gross tonnage: 122 ton
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