ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STAR OF SCOTLAND
Construction
STEEL
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1947
Official Number
182015
Description
Yard Number: 801
Fishing Registered no. A425
Side Trawler

Launched by Mrs T. Walker, wife of the owner.

10th October 1946 Keel laid on Berth No. 4.
21st May 1947 Launched in 19 seconds.
17th September1947 Sea trials.
24th September 1947 Handed over.
06th November 1947 Sailed – “Winch trouble” written against entry.

Diesel engine was a first for an Aberdeen owner. Electric double-barrel trawl winch with 500 fathoms on each.

British Polar Engines Ltd., Glasgow type M45M, Engine No. 669.
5- cylinder – 340mm bore x 570mm stroke.
700 b.h.p. at 250 r.p.m.
Li 2- 0” x ster 3VPM, 278 b.h.p. at 1000 r.p.m. with 15kW x 220 volt generator.
Lister 2VPM, 18 b.h.p. at 1000 r.p.m. with 7½ kW x 220 volt generator.
Barford vertical cross-tube boiler 2’- 0” x 5’- 0”, 80 p.s.i.


Renamed: JAMAICA (1960)

Owned in 1960 by Claridge Tr. Ltd, Lowestoft and then, also 1960, owned by Dagon Fishing Co. Ltd., part of Colne Group renamed JAMAICA

Scrapped 1976
Shipbuilder
Hall Russell
Shipowner
Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 128' 3" x breadth 24' 7" x depth 13' 9"
Gross Tonnage: 285 ton
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