ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BEN MEIDIE
Construction
STEEL
Type
TRAWLER
Date
1959
Official Number
167960
Description
Yard Number: 285
Registered Fishing Number A319

Renamed: GRAMPIAN SCOTT (1982)

Engine number 355, Mirrlees Bickerton type KSSDM7 (oil engine 4SA 7cy 15x18)

Type: Fishing Trawler
Construction: Riveted, part welded

BEN MEIDIE was built at John Lewis in 1959 as a deep water fishing trawler for Richard Irvin of Aberdeen. BEN MEIDIE fished in the Faroes waters for mainly cod on 14-16 days at sea.

She was converted from a trawling vessel to a standby safety vessel in 1979 for Richard Irvin. BEN MEIDIE was sold in 1982 and renamed GRAMPIAN SCOTT for North Star Fishing Co. but managed by John Wood Group working as an offshore standby vessel. Owned by North Star Shipping until sold in 1994.

GRAMPIAN SCOTT is still registered in Lloyd's from 1994 up to 2000/2001 but owner not known during this period.
Shipbuilder
John Lewis and Sons
Owner
Richard Irvin And Sons Limited
Dimensions
length 135 1/3' x breadth 26 7/12' x depth 13 3/12'
gross tonnage: 371 ton

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