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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
 BM 136
( chronological order)
Name:  As BM 136 Dorella  

1. Owner:William R Edhouse, Brixham Devon until 1920

Official Number:  Port: Brixham  
139412 2. Owner: Gilbert G Edhouse 93, King's Street, Brixham, Devon and William R Edhouse, Trevone, Berry Head Road, Brixham.1920  


1915 Brixham


Port: Brixham


As R 360 Dorella


3. Owner: Samuel Down 19, Guildford Lawn, Ramsgate.


C Wilson

Albert Edward Chipperfield CoC 7884

Arthur George Holland

Type of Vessel:  Port: Ramsgate.  
 Cutter, 1st class, 6 men and 1 boy, nets and lines. 4. Owner:   
Dimensions: Port:   
    45.4ft.loa.,  13.35ft.b., 6.75ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
  18.92grt., 6.46nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion: Port:   
 Sails, cutter rig; jib, foresail and mainsail and auxilliary motor.    

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 1916 to 1919      


 1915 completed and registered BM 136 Dorella.

1916 February on hire to Admiralty as Boom Defence Vessel

1919 returned to owners

1921 Brixham registry closed, vessel sold to Ramsgate.

1921 December 2nd., registered R 360 Dorella

1928 Ramsgate registry closed, January 28th., vessel lost by fire.