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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
 KY 95
( chronological order)
Name:  As ML 126 Janet Reekie  

1. Owner: William Reekie, 'Smith', Coal Wynd, St Monans. Manager: William S Bonthron, Mellville Terrace, Anstruther

Official Number: 

Port: St Monans


As KY 95 Abdeil

124705 2. Owner: William S Bonthron, Anstruther, Fife and others.  


1908 J Miller, Anstruther

Port: Anstruther  
3. Owner:   
Type of Vessel:  Port:   
 Steam screw ketch, 1st class, 8 men, nets and lines. 4. Owner:   
Dimensions: Port:   
   86.9ft.loa., 18.9ft.b., 9.0ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
  81grt., 26nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion: Port:   
 Steam engine, 27nhp.    

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 1921 to 1935      



 1908 April 17th launched

1908 April? completed and registered ML 126 Janet Reekie

1915 April on hire to Admiralty as anti submarine net vessel; Ad No 2811; fitted with one 3pdr. gun.

1919 returned to owners.

1921 Methil registry closed vessel sold.

1921 renamed and registered KY 95 Abdeil

1935 registry closed vessel broken up.