ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ALERT
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM HERRING DRIFTER
Date
1907
Official Number
125937
Description
Yard Number: 434
Fishing Number: PD506

18 inch compound engine by Alex. Hall of Aberdeen, 36 H.P.

1913: Merchant Navy List gives Managing Owner as Alexander C. Bruce, 14 Auldmanythie Road, Peterhead.
1915-1920: Requisitioned for war service and temporarily re-named ALERT III (Pennant No. 2199) as an anti-submarine-net vessel.
1916: Merchant Navy List givens owner as Alexander C. Bruce, 14 Auldmanythie Road, Peterhead.
1919: Sold to A. Buchan (Alex. Cherry) and others, Peterhead.
1920: Owned by A & J Buchan, Peterhead.
1923: Merchant Navy List gives owner as Alexander Buchan, Vine Villa, Peterhead with Manager James B. Stephen, 41 Roanheads, Peterhead.
1924: Sold to G. C. McRobbie (Grocer) and A. Findlay, Portsoy, Banffshire and re-registered in Banff, BF70.
1934: Owned by H Findlay, Portsoy.
April 1938: Sold for scrap and broken up at Charlestown, in Fife.

With acknowledgement to Mr J. Reid 'Steam Drifters Recalled'.

Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Owner
Cow & Bruce, Peterhead
Dimensions
length 88 3/12' x breadth 18 7/12' x depth 9 9/12'
Gross Tonnage: 96 ton

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