ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
STRATHELLIOT
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1968
Official Number
303230
Description
Yard Number: 356
Fishing Number: A446

Engine number 426, Lister Blackstone ERS6MG/R3
Sea trial - average speed 10.65 knots.

Owned in 1978 by J Craig & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen.
Owned in 1978 by Spinningdale F Co. Ltd, Aberdeen.

STRATHELLIOT was one of the Mark 1 pocket trawlers build by John Lewis & Son who developed the Mark 2 and 3.

STRATHELLIOT was built for Alexander Bruce and others.

In 1978 she was owned by J. Craig & Sons, Aberdeen, then later in 1978 by Spinningdale Fishing Co. before being owned again by J. Craig & Sons in the same year, then back to Spinningdale (Aberdeen Holdings) and others in 1981. Owned by Seaward Fishing from 1982-1987.

On 15 April 1978 STRATHELLIOT stranded on Holborn Head and refloated with loss of steering, having lost rudder and part of propeller, she was towed to Scrabster harbour by Thurson lifeboat. In 1987 due to severe engine and gearbox damage she was towed to Sunderland and scrapped. She was replaced by a 55ft Buckie built forward wheelhouse trawler. (Source: trawlerphotos.co.uk)

Shipbuilder
John Lewis & Sons
Shipowner
Alexander Bruce & others, Aberdeen A446
Dimensions
length 87'
gross tonnage: 114 ton

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