ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
BENDIGO
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM TRAWLER
Date
1892
Official Number
99464
Description
Yard Number: 274
Completed February 1892
Steam Side Trawler

Owner John TT Wilson, North Shields.
Named after town in Victoria, Australia, site of a gold rush.

Renamed: VAAGHOLM (Stavanger by 1926)

28.11.1900 Collision with S/S SPRAY while entering Aberdeen. Badly damaged.
25.04.1901 Owners Peter Johnstone, Aberdeen. Registered at Aberdeen (A.338)
29.03.1904 Owners Lyle Brothers, Granton. Registered Granton (GN2).
1908 Aground on rocks at Kinghorn, Fife, refloated.
1909 Owned by TJ Carnie, Granton.
1910-11 Owned by W. Lyle, Granton.
1925-26 Owned by Nordsjolregter-Kompaniet, Stavanger.

1926 Owned by Brodrene Anda, Stavanger and renamed VAAGHOLM.
1927 Lengthened by 20.7 ft (121’- 0” x 20’-5” x 11’- 0” – 184 g.r.t., 180 d.w.t. (approx.)

Diesel fitted 1938 Main engine - 4 cylinder Wichmann, 320 b.h.p.

17.05.1940 Seized by Kriegsmarine and used as harbour protection vessel. 11.1940 Returned to owners, unsuitable. [Source: Grantontrawlers.com]

Lloyd's Register: 1961-62 Owners John & Ingrid Anda, Stavanger.

Aberdeen City Archives: 06.12.1962 Letter from Brodrene Anda to John Wright giving particulars and picture. Still lists main engine as 1938 Wichmann. Photograph in archives file. Aux engines - 4 cylinder Deutz 56 b.h.p. and 3 cylinder Ruston 22 b.h.p.

Lloyd's Register:
1962-63 Owners Mathilde & Ingrid, Stavanger
1967-68 Owners Brodrene Anda, Stavanger
1970-71 Last listing




Shipbuilder
Hall, Russell & Company, Limited
Owner
J Wilson, South Shields
Dimensions
Length: 127'8" x Breadth: 20'6" x Depth: 11'
Gross Tonnage: 228 ton

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