ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
GRAMPIAN EAGLE
Construction
STEEL
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1974
Official Number
359071
Description
Yard Number: 379
Fishing Number: A355

Renamed: CHARIAD K355 (1985-1988); KLONDYKE K67 (1988-1994); STARLIGHT RAYS PD230 (1994-1998); ESHA NESS PD975 (1998-2000)

Engine - Lister Blackstone ETSL6MGR
Average speed on trial 11.32 knots.

Construction: welded, riveted

Renamed KLONDYKE K67, skipper Robert Peace, Stromness, Orkney. (First fully enclosed shelter deck seine netter)

GRAMPIAN EAGLE was of the John Lewis class pocket trawler design for local skipper John Bowman with George Craig as part owners. They owned the ship until 1985 when she was sold to Robert Bruce (Stromness, Orkney) who converted her to a seine netter with a fully enclosed shelter deck - the first to be done this way. She was also renamed CHARIAD K355 in 1985.
In 1988 she was renamed KLONDYKE K67 for owners not known.
Later acquired by James Thores, Peterhead and renamed STARLIGHT RAYS PD230.
In 1998 she was renamed ESHA NESS PD975 for Riverview Invest Trust, Peterhead.
ESHA NESS PD975 was owned by Riverview Invest Trust, Peterhead until she sank in November 2000, location unknown.
Shipbuilder
John Lewis & Sons
Owner
G Craig & Sons Ltd & J Bowman, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 85' x breadth 21' x depth 11'
gross tonnage 114 ton

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