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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 1217
( chronological order)

1. Owner: David Mair (Skipper) of 327 Portknockie and Joseph Mair of 246 Portknockie both in the County of Banff, Fishermen, until 1913 March 26th.

Official Number:  Port: Portknockie  
  2. Owner:  Joseph Mair of 246 Portknockie in the County of Banff, Fisherman, from 1913 March 26th.  


1903 George Innes, Portknockie; completed April 25th.

Port: Portknockie  
3. Owner:   
Type of Vessel:  Port:   
 Lugger, Zulu, 1st class, 6 men and 1 boy, nets and lines. 4. Owner:   
Dimensions: Port:   
 61.0ft. lok., 80.75ft.loa.,  20.35ft.b., 8.20ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
  62.67grt., 53.27nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion: Port:   
 Lug sails and auxilliary motor fitted 1916, recrded December 12th.    

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 1903 completed and delivered April 25th.

1903, May 8th., registered BF 1217 Bounteous.

1917 on hire to Admiralty; Ad No 1682

1917 wrecked on North Shore of Rhum, December 4th.

1918 December 19th., registry closed.