ABERDEEN BUILT SHIPS


Name
CONTEST
Construction
STEEL
Type
SALVAGE TUG
Date
1931
Official Number
554 (also given as 476 and 528)
Description
Yard Number: 634
Launched in February 1931.

Subsequent Names: VESUVIO; VESUVIUS

Port of Registry - Naples, "for towing services".
Name changed to VESUVIO and owners to Rimorchiatori Napolitani, Naples.
Seized by German Navy September 1943. 1944 transferred to Marine Mittelmeerreederei. 17th March 1944 bombed and sunk at Livorno, salvaged and repaired.

1954: Name changed to VESUVIUS - no change of owner.

Last entry in Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1981-82. Sold for scrapping to Palermo Salvatore et Cia., Naples but resold. March 1981 scrapped by Trirena.
Owner
Elliott Steam Tug Company, London
Shipbuilder
A. HALL & Co., Aberdeen
Dimensions
length 100 3/12' x breadth 26 7/12' x depth 13 3/6'
Gross Tonnage: 212 ton
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