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Aberdeen Built Ships

Aberdeen Press and Journal : Aberdeen Journals Ltd., Publisher.

Aberdeen Evening Express : Aberdeen Journals Ltd., Publisher.

British Vessels Lost at Sea 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 : Patrick Stephens Ltd., now Haynes Publishing, Publisher.

British Warships 1914-1919: Dittmar and Colledge : Ian Allan Publishing Ltd., Publisher.

Customs and Excise Registers of Sea Fishing Boats

Fishing News, Intrafish, Publisher.

Mariners Almanac : Aberdeen Journals Ltd., Publisher.

Mercantile Navy Lists via the CLIP Project.

Olsens Fishermans Nautical Almanack : E T W Dennis & Sons Ltd, Publisher.

Scotsman Archives: Johnstone Publications.

Steam Drifters, A Brief History : Jim Tarvit : Scottish Fisheries Museum, Publisher.

Warships of World War II : Lenton and Colledge : Ian Allan Publishing Ltd., Publisher.



Port Letters & No: 
Owners & Port History
 PD 483
( chronological order)
Name:  As PD 483  

1. Owner: William H Leask, 12 harbour Street, Peterhead until 1912

Official Number:  Port: Peterhead  
114894 2. Owner: John Reid,19 Charlotte Street, Peterhead, 1912-1928.  

Port: Peterhead


As  BF 356 Jeannie

1903 Smith Dock Co., Ltd., North Shields; Yd No 721 3. Owner: David Mair, 6, Admiralty Street, Portknockie (Skipper; CoC 10190) and William Wilson 20 Pulteney Street Portknockie until 1930 September 15th.  
Type of Vessel:  Port: Portknockie  
 Steam screw ketch, steel, 1st class, 9 men, nets and lines. 4. Owner: John Wood 2 Blantyre Place, Portknockie and William Wilson 20 Pulteney Street, Portknockie (Skipper; CoC 10280)  
Dimensions: Port: Portknockie  
   80ft.loa., 80ft. lok., 18.1ft.b., 8.3ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
  79.15grt., 30.20nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion: Port:   
 Steam engine, 23nhp.    

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1915 to 1919      


 1903 completed and registered PD 483 Jeannie

1911 August 5th., Jeannie reported as landing 45 cran of herring at Peterhead

1911 September 15th., Jeannie reported as top boat in Peterhead with 80 crans of herring.

1912 July 17th., Jeannie landed 20 cran of herring at Wick

1914 July 15th Jeannie was top boat in Peterhead with 40 cran of herring.

1915 August on hire to Admiralty as anti submarine net vessel; Ad No 1781; fitted with one 6pdr. gun.

1915 temporarliy renamed Jeannie II

1919 returned to owners.

1923 October 30th., Jeannie landed 100  cran of herring at Yarmouth

1928 May Peterhead registry closed, vessel sold to Portknockie.

1928 May 5th registered BF 356 Jeannie

1935 July 22nd., registry closed, vessel sold for scrap.