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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
 BF 1094 changed to BCK 306 November 1918
( chronological order)
Name:  As BF 1094 Blantyre  

1. Owner: William Sinclair (Skipper), John Sinclair and Walter Sinclair all of 14 Blantyre Place, Findochty in the County of Banff, Fishermen.

Official Number:  Port: Findochty  
  2. Owner:   


1903 William Wood, 2 High Street, Lossiemouth. Completed and delivered March 13th.

3. Owner:   
Type of Vessel:  Port:   
Lugger, Zulu, 1st class, 8 men, nets and lines. 4. Owner:   
Dimensions: Port:   
 62.0ft. lok., 82.55ft.loa.,  20.25ft.b., 9.05ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
 63.81grt., 53.67nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion: Port:   
 Lug sails. Motor fitted 1918, recorded April 26th. The register appears to indicate that the engine was removed in November of that year.    

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 1918 to 1919      


 1903 completed and delivered March 14th.

1903 registered BF 1049 Blantyre, March 30th.

1918 September on hire to Admiralty.

1918 November 21st Banff registry closed, vessel sold to new owners and reregistered in Buckie.

1918 November registered BCK 306 Blantyre

1919 returned to owners.