ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ST ROGNVALD
Construction
STEEL
Type
PASSENGER CARGO VESSEL
Date
1955
Description
Yard Number: 745

Subsequent Names: WINSTON; WASHINGTON

Vessel was named by Mrs Mackie, wife of the manager of the North Co.

Routes: Leith to Aberdeen until 1971 the Aberdeen to Kirkwall and was the North Company's principal livestock carrier.

Bon Accord 31st March 1955:
'Returns to Aberdeen today from Leith and her first trip to sea' Captain Ramsay.

Evening Express, 5th May 1973:
An account of the ship running aground in Kirkwall Bay. Ran aground at Thieves Holm, Kirkwall Bay on 04.05.1973, was refloated on the 18th and returned to service on 25.06.1973.

1977/78 last year listed in Aberdeen Directory. 1978 sold to Ramajim Shipping Co. Ltd., Panama and renamed WINSTON.

1986 sold to International Trading & Shipping Co. Banjul, Gambia and renamed WASHINGTON.
Shipbuilder
Alexander Hall
Owner
North of Scotland & Orkney & Shetland Steam Navigation Company
Dimensions
length 220 7/12' x breadth 39 1/12' x depth 21 7/12'
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