ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
LOCH SHIN
Construction
STEEL
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1930
Description
Yard Number: 111

Engine number 192, boiler no. 155. Mean speed on trial 9.96 knots.
According to Shipbuilding and Shipping Record, this vessel was launched on 4 December 1929.
Taken up by Admiralty on 28 September 1939 and converted to boom defence vessel. April/May 1940 - TPI the Norwegian campaign.
Suffered bomb damage off Harstad, Lofoten Islands,Norway, 28 May 1940. (According to Toghill, finally capsized and sank 26 May)
Shipbuilder
John Lewis & Sons
Owner
Empire Steam Fishing Company Limited, Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 120 1/3' x breadth 22 7/12 x depth 13 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 255 ton

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