ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
WHINNIE KNOWE
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM HERRING DRIFTER
Date
1910
Official Number
131261
Description
Yard Number: 344

Owner: William Barron, John Barron and Henry Barron of Nairn

Triple expansion 3 cylinder steam engine by J. Abernethy of Aberdeen. 33 R.H.P.

1915-1919: Requisitioned for war service as boom defence.
1937: Sold as scrap price to Andrew B. Buchan, St. Combs.
1938: Re-registered as STRATHBEG FR387.
1939-1946: Requisitioned for war service as harbour vessel.
1941: Owners shown as Richard Irvin, North Shields and others.
1945: Sold to Richard Irvin & Sons, Fraserburgh with Alex. Wiseman and A. Webb, Gardenstown.
1950: Scrapped.
1951: Broken up at Charleston, Fife.
With acknowledgement to Mr J. Reid 'Steam Drifters Recalled'.
Shipowner
W Barron, Nairn
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE TORRY
Dimensions
length 85.9' x breadth 18.1 x depth 8.7'
gross tonnage 91 tons

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