ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ADMIRAL BURNETT
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1961
Official Number
303204
Description
MOTOR SIDE FISHING TRAWLER
Yard Number: 897
Owner: Parbel Smith Ltd (Manager Don Fishing Co. Aberdeen)

Renamed: BOSTON LIGHTNING (1968); ST LUKE (1977)

ADMIRAL BURNETT was a side-fishing trawler, fishing from the starboard side only. The port side superstructure was built out the side allowing for more crew accommodation.

The ADMIRAL BURNETT was built as a long distance trawler, going mainly to the Iceland grounds with a duration of 14 days.

Oil engine 4SA 7cy 15"X20", Mirrless Bickerton & Day

Owned in 1963 by Mannofield F Co. Ltd, Aberdeen (A574).
Owned in 1966 by St Andrews S F Co. Ltd, Hull.
Owned in 1968 by Boston Deep Sea Fisheries Ltd, Hull (B. A. Parkes manager) and renamed BOSTON LIGHTNING FD14 and transferred to Fleetwood.
Registered in Lloyd's up until 1975.
Owned in 1977 by Dagon F Co. Ltd, Lowestoft and renamed ST LUKE (LT132).

Sunk after explosion, presumed a mine, 160 miles east of the Tyne, 18 May 1978.
Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
Parbel-Smith Ltd
Dimensions
length 138' x breadth 28' 1" x depth 14'
Gross Tonnage: 391 ton

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