Does anyone know of any vessels that sailed regularly between Ireland and Aberdeen in the 1920's? I am doing some family research and following a few very loose leads. The vessels may have had a few stops but I believe the origin was Ireland and it stopped regularly in Aberdeen. Or any ideas of...
GRIMSBY-Class Sloop ordered from HM Dockyard Devonport under the 1934 Programme on 1st March 1935 and laid down on 12th June 1935. The ship was launched by the Lady Provost of the city, Mrs E Watt on 22nd January 1936 as the 2nd RN ship to carry the name previously used by a WW1 trawler. Build was c
An extremely busy market at the time. Full of steam trawlers many of which were of 1916 and round about vintage.
My father described how as an engineer with Lewis's the shipbuilders, now long gone, he was assisting in placing a gunnel plate by welding on the side of one of the old trawlers and one o
Thought hard about this one. Passenger ship section? Life on board? Nah. Cargo vessels? Don't think she would thank me for that. Ports, harbours, etc. Well the River Dee enters into the supply ship berths at Torry, Aberdeen.
Special purpose vessels...er, I don't think we should go into that.