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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
 AH 7
( chronological order)

1. Owner: David Beattie of 7 Old Shore Head, Arbroath in the County of Forfar, Fisherman.

Barbara Beattie  
Official Number:  Port: Arbroath.  
  2. Owner:   


1904 John Robertson, St Monans.

3. Owner:   
Type of Vessel:  Port:   
 Lugger, Fifie, 1st class, 8 men, nets and lines. 4. Owner:   
Dimensions: Port:   
   68.0ft. lok., 70.3ft.loa.,  21.7ft.b., 8.5ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
  47.11grt., 47.11nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion: Port:   
 Lug sails. Auxilliary motor fitted 1918 recorded June 17th.    

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Radio Call Sign:       
 1918 to 1919      


 1904 March 18th., completed and registered AH 7 Barbara Beattie.

1918 May on hire to Admiralty.

1919 returned to owners.

1928 , March 14th., Arbroath registry closed, vessel sold to Stornoway.

1928 registered SY ?