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Name: GLEN CARRON
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 15/10/1973
Completed: 01/01/1974
Builder: Clelands Shipbuilding Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 327
Dimensions: 299grt, 113nrt, 32.44 x 8.44 x 4.75m
Engines: Oil engine, 4SA, 8cyl (222 x 292mm), 1250bhp; (1985: 6cyl (250 x 300mm))
Engines by: Mirrlees Blackstone Ltd, Stamford
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 359080
History:
01/1974 J Marr (Aberdeen) Ltd, Aberdeen
1982 Heimaskagi H/F, Iceland; renamed SKIPASKAGI
1992 Valdimar H/F, Vogar; renamed THURIDUR HALLDORSDOTTIR
1995 Renamed STURLA
2004 Renamed SOLBORG
2005 Verdalir EHF, Bildudaldur, Iceland; renamed HALLGRIMUR
Comments: 1974: Allocated fishing registration number A427
1985: Re-engined by Bergens Mek Versteder


Above photos as GLEN CARRON