Reproduced with acknowledgement to Johnleif Joenson Faeroe Islands

Fairtry LH 8

Built 1953  John Lewis & Sons Ltd,  Aberdeen   (Steel)
   
Yard No 235
   
Owner at New Fresh Frozen Foods Ltd, Leith Edinburgh  (Christian Salvesen Ltd managers)  LH 8
   
ID no 184044
   
Launch Date 30.06.1953
   
Completed 04.54
   
Gross Tons 2605
   
Nett Tons 984
   
Engine 2200 hp 4-cyl  by Lewis /Doxford, Sunderland
   
Length 245ft
   
Breadth 44ft
   
Depth 25ft
   
Owners  
1959 Registered at Leith LH 8
1959 Renamed  "FAIRTRY I" after "Fairtry II" was built.
1967 Laid up and for sale at Tonsberg Norway.
1969 Owned by K. M.  Corporation Panama
1969 Renamed " JOY 18 "
1979 Owned by Milenar Shipping Corporation, Panama.
1995 Scrapped by Brodospas in Split, Croatia.
   
   
  Name is reportedly derived from this being the first ever freezer stern trawler and that it would be given a Fair try
   
 

  On the fishing grounds
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Johnleif Joenson Faeroe Islands
   
 
  In drydock