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Name: STAR OF ABERDEEN
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 21/02/1958
Completed: 06/1958
Builder: T Mitchison Ltd
Yard: Friar's Goose, Gateshead
Yard Number: 85
Dimensions: 249grt, 79nrt, 150dwt, 115.4 x 25.4 x 11.0ft
Engines: Oil engine 4SA 6cyl (381 x 457mm), 760bhp
Engines by: Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day, Stockport
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Reg Number: 300356
History:
06/1958 Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen
1963 Renamed ADMIRAL RODNEY
1972 Boyd Line Ltd (Wm Liston Ltd), Aberdeen; renamed ARCTIC INVADER
08/06/1979 Broken up
Comments: 1958: Allocated fishing registration number A199 at Aberdeen
08/06/1979: Arrived at Hull for breaking up by A Draper & Sons Ltd


Above photo as STAR OF ABERDEEN courtesy of Trawlerphotos

Above photo as ADMIRAL RODNEY copyright of Shetland Archives