Leaving Aberdeen for the fishing grounds

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jim Pottinger Aberdeen

                    Ross Kittiwake  GY 678                    

Built 1961  Cochrane & Sons Ltd,  Selby  (Steel)
   
Yard No 1467
   
Owner at New Hudson Brothers Ltd, Hull
   
ID no 303284
Launch Date 01.06.1961
   
Completed 12.1961
   
Gross Tons 288
   
Nett Tons 92
   
Engine 785 hp   6cyl 4SA by  Ruston Hornsby, Lincoln
   
Length 107.5ft
   
Breadth 24.5ft
   
Depth 12.5ft
   
Owners  
12.1961 Registered at Grimsby GY 678
10.1962 Owned by G. F. Sleight & Sons Ltd. Grimsby
10.1967 Owned by Ross Trawlers Ltd.  Grimsby (Dennis Roberts manager)
11.1969 Owned by British United Trawlers. Grimsby.
1970 Owned by Goweroak  Ltd. Grimsby.
1973 Owned by British United Trawlers (Scotland) Ltd, Granton Edinburgh
1978 Owned by British United Trawlers (Scotland) Ltd, Aberdeen
1979 Converted to ORSV (Oil Rig Safety / Supply Vessel)
1980 Owned by George Craig & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen
1982 Owned by Colne Shipping Ltd,  Lowestoft  (G. D. Claridge manager).
1982 Renamed  "DESIRADE"
09.1991 Scrapped at Spearings
   
 
  Returning to Aberdeen
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jim Pottinger Aberdeen
   
 
  From a painting by George Wiseman