ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CROMARTY FIRTH
Construction
STEEL
Type
CARGO
Date
1937
Official Number
161603
Description
Yard Number: 141

Engine number E244 (British Auxiliaries Ltd, Glasgow)

Launched on 12 January, according to Shipbuilding and Shipping Record.
Builder's certificate dated 1 February 1937.

Subsequent Names: HERRIESDALE; GEORGIOS VENTOURIS; MARIA PREKA

Vessel carried veg. oil in deep tank.

1955: Firth Shipping Ltd.
1957: Name changed to HERRIESDALE; Owner J. H. Henderson.
1962: Name changed to GEORGIOS VENTOURIS; Owner Constantinos G. Ventouris Piraeus, Greece.
1980: Name changed to MARIA PREKA; Owner Nikolaos Prekes Piraeus Greece.
1998: Last mention in Lloyd's Register.

No mention of vessel in casualty stats.
Shipbuilder
John Lewis and Sons
Owner
Northern Coasters (G T Gillie & Blair) Ltd, Newcastle
Dimensions
length160 5/12' x breadth 28 1/12' x depth 9 9/12'
Gross Tonnage: 538 ton (changed to 471 tons)
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