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 and 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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