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References:

 

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
 
 BK 188
( chronological order)
 
Name:     

1. Owner: James Wilson

 
Excel  
Official Number:  Port: St. Abbs  
  2. Owner:   

Built: 

1896

Port:   
3. Owner:   
Type of Vessel:  Port:   
 Lugger, 1st class, 6 men and 1 boy, nets and lines. 4. Owner:   
Dimensions: Port:   
    ft.loa.,  ft.b., ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
  40grt., nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion: Port:   
 Lug sails and auxilliary motor.    

More information?
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Radio Call Sign:       
       
Years:       
 1915 to 1919      
           
 

History: 

 1896 completed and registered

1915, on hire to Admiralty; Ad No: MB 184 then 4304

1917, February/March acted as Q Ship.

1917, September, temporarily renamed Excel IV

1919 returned to owners