ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
ADORATION
Construction
STEEL
Type
STEAM HERRING DRIFTER
Date
1912
Official Number
127349
Description
ADORATION, BF 425
Yard Number: 369

Triple X, 3 cylinder by W.V.V. Lidgerwood, Glasgow, 42 H.P.
Boiler by A & W Dalglish of Pollokshaws, Glasgow, 180 PSI

1913: Merchant Navy List gives managing owner as James Gardiner, 19 Victoria Street, Cullen, Banffshire.
1915 to 1919: Requisitioned for war service as a boom defence vessel.
1923: Merhant Navy List gives owner as James Gardiner, 19 Victoria Street, Cullen, Banffshire.
1926: Buckie Direvtory gives owner as G. Gardiner, Cullen.
1926: Sold to George, William, James and B.B. Coull of Peterhead and re-registered in Peterhead, PD141.
1937: Sold to R. Cowe, St. Abbs and re-registered BK57.
1940 to 1945: Requisitioned for war service as an examination vessel.
1956: Sold for scrap.
The last berwick registered steam drifter.
With acknowledgement to Mr J. Reid 'Steam Drifters Recalled'.
Owner
J G & D Gardiner, Cullen
Shipbuilder
DUTHIE TORRY
Dimensions
length 85.9' x breadth 18.6' x depth 8.8'
gross tonnage 93 tons

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