Entering Aberdeen Harbour as an ORSV

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jim Pottinger, Aberdeen

Ross Mallard GY 699

Built 1962  Cochrane & Sons Ltd,  Selby  (Steel)
   
Yard No 1478
   
Owner at New Ross Trawlers Ltd,  Grimsby (Dennis Roberts manager)
   
ID no 304775
   
Launch Date 06.04.1962
   
Completed 09.1962
   
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  
09.1962 Registered at Grimsby GY 699
05.1963 Owned by Alsey Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby
04.1964 Hired by the University of Hull for sand wave recording and mapping experiments off Flamborough Head.
1966 Owned by Ross Trawlers Ltd,  Grimsby (Dennis Roberts manager)
06.1971 Owned by G. F. Sleight & Sons Ltd, Grimsby.
09.1971 Owned by British United Trawlers (Scotland) Ltd, Granton Edinburgh
1977 Owned by Strathco Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen
1978 Owned by British United Trawlers (Scotland) Ltd, Aberdeen
1980 Converted to ORSV (Oil Rig Safety / Supply Vessel)
1980 Owned by Drifter Trawlers Ltd, Lowestoft ( Colne Shipping Ltd) (G. D. Claridge manager).
10.1980 Renamed  "BERMUDA"  
22.08.1991 Left Lowestoft bound for the breakers yard.
1992 Resold to Hull owners and reportedly converted for Salvage work.
   
 
  Shetland gutting machine on deck
 

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Joe Kerr

   
 
  Entering Aberdeen Harbour as a trawler
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jim Pottinger, Aberdeen
   
 
  Leaving Grimsby
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jonleif Joensen Faeroe Islands