STAR OF DON M8
Official No: 129355 Port Number and Year: 13th in Aberdeen, 1911 (A356)
3rd in Milford, 1942
- in Aberdeen, 1945 (A606)
Description: Steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burner. Ketch rigged: mizzen sail.
Crew: 8 men (1914); 10 men (1924; 1942).
Registered at Milford: 30 Mar 1942
Built: by John Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co., Aberdeen, in 1911. (Yard no. 349)
Tonnage: 209.92 gross 77.81 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 115.45 / 22.65 / 12.2
Engine: T 3-cyl. 56 nhp. 10 kts. Engine and boiler by James Abernethy & Co., Aberdeen.
As ALLAN RAMSAY A356
16 Feb 1911: The Onward Steam Trawling Co. (Aberdeen) Ltd., 164 Market St., Aberdeen.
Manager: Allan Ramsay. (Same address.)
By 1917: Aberdeen Fish Manure & Oil Co. Ltd., 16 Bridge St., Aberdeen.
Manager: David L. Crombie, 158 Market St., Aberdeen.
1920: Sidney M. Cannon, 164 Market St., Aberdeen.
Manager: Horace E. Stroud. (Same address.)
1924: John Ellis, 18 Regent Quay, Aberdeen.
Manager: Horace E. Stroud, 158 Market St., Aberdeen.
As ROBERT STROUD A356
14 Nov 1928: Horace E. Stroud, 158 Market St., Aberdeen.
As DAVID BUCHAN A356
19 Sep 1929: Wilson Buchan, 194 Victoria Rd., Aberdeen.
1936: Thomas Walker, Commercial Quay, Aberdeen.
24 Sep 1938: As STAR OF DON A356
As STAR OF DON M8
30 Mar 1942: Milford Steam Trawling Co. Ltd., The Docks, Milford.
Manager: James Carpenter Ward, 'Glenowen', Neyland.
As STAR OF DON A606
14 Dec 1945: Alexander Hay, 44 Westholme Ave., Aberdeen. (Trawler owner) (32/64)
George Slater, 82 Grampian Rd., Aberdeen. (Skipper) (16/64)
Alexander Ritchie, 11 Murray Tce., Aberdeen. (Banker, presently Lt., RNVR) (16/64)
1947: As NARCISSUS A606.
[ In Olsen's 1961; not in 1963. ]
Landed at Milford: 14 Mar 1942 - 16 Nov 1945
Jun 1915: Requisitioned as ALLAN RAMSAY; converted to a boom defence vessel. 1x3 pdr.
1919: Returned to owners.
23 Mar 1942: Aberdeen registry closed.
Cert. Cancelled & Milford Registry Closed: 14 Dec 1945. Vessel transferred to the port of Aberdeen.
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