ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BELLE O'MORAY
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM HERRING DRIFTER
Date
1911
Official Number
132782
Description
BELLE O' MORAY, INS256
Yard Number: 361

Owner: Alexander Main, Thomas Ross, John Main, W. Main of Burghead, Moray
Manager: James M. Fraser, Bank of Scotland, Elgin

Cost new £2,000
16 inch compound engine by J. Abernethy, Aberdeen. 28H.P. boiler by J. Abernethy & Company, Aberdeen. Bunker capacity of 24 tons of coal.

1915-1919: Requisitioned for war service as an anti-submarine net vessel.
1923: Merchant Navy list shows owner as Thomas Ross, Burghead.
1936: Sold to W. Pirie (Buxer), Portknockie, re-registered in Banff (BF348).
1939: Still owned by W. Pirie, Banff
1940-45: Requisitioned for war service - harbour duties.
1946: Sold to G. Watt and J. Morgan, Whineyfold, Aberdeenshire and re-reigistered in Peterhead (PD115).
March 1951: Sold for scrap.
30 May 1951: Certificate cancelled.
With acknowledgement to Mr J. Reid "Steam Drifters Recalled".
Shipowner
A Main & T Ross, Inverness
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE TORRY
Dimensions
length 81' x breadth 17.9' x depth 8.7'
gross tonnage 83 tons

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