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Customs and Excise Register of Sea Fishing Boats
Port Letters & No: 
Owners & Port History
 BF 790
( chronological order)

1. Owner: James Campbell (Skipper), Alexander Flett, both Fishermen and Helen Flett, Widow, all of Findochty in the County of Banff until 1907 May 7th.

Official Number:  Port: Findochty  
  2. Owner: George Flett (Skipper), George Flett and William Smith Flett all of Findochty in the County of Banff, Fishermen, from 1907 May 7th., until 1910 April 27th.  
 Built:  Port: Findochty  
1902, completed February 24th., James Mair, Findochty. 3. Owner: David Pirie (Skipper) and William Pirie of 72 Portknockie in the County of Banff, Fishermen, from 1910 April 27th.  
Type of Vessel:  Port:Portknockie  
 Lugger, Zulu, carvel, 1st class, 6 men and 1 boy, nets and lines. 4. Owner:   
Dimensions: Port:   
  75.04ft. loa.,  57.0ft. lok., 18.5ft.b., 6.2ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
  grt., 38.71nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion:  Port:   

 Lug rigged; foresail, jib and mizzen.

Motorised; recorded 1917 May 31st.


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 1917 to 1919      


 1902 completed and delivered February 24th.

1902 registered, March 26th, BF 790 Abana.

1917, August, on hire to Admiralty as minesweeper and water carrier; Ad No 1680.

1919 returned to owners.

1921 registry closed August 24th., vessel burnt and foundered off Hopeman, August 18th.