M.T. Bob Read – A346

Technical

Official Number: 359069
Yard Number: 377
RSS.No. A10103
Gross Tonnage: 114
Net Tonnage: 40n
Length: 23.47 m (24.33 LOA)
Breadth: 6.58 m
Depth: 2.871 m
Oil Engine: 4 stroke 6-cyl 600bhp (ETSL6MGR) by Lister Blackstone Mirrlees Ltd, Dursley

History

12.1972: Launched by John Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.377) for John S. Bowman & others, Aberdeen as GRAMPIAN CAIRN.
2.1973: Completed. Registered at Aberdeen (A346).
1970s: Pair trawling with GRAMPIAN EAGLE (A355).
1985: Sold to Viscount Trawlers Ltd, Lowestoft (C. N. Scupham & others).
7.1985: Registered at Aberdeen as BOB READ (A346).
12.1987: Sold to unidentified principals and by them to David C. Rainford, Little Singleton, Blackpool & Sk. R. V. Dingle, Fleetwood (Northfleet Fishing Co Ltd, managers).
1994: De-commissioned and broken up at Fleetwood on behalf of owner by Wyre Waste Management, Fleetwood. Aberdeen registry closed.
15.10.1994: Stripping/cutting commenced.
20.2.1995: Breaking up completed.

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M.T. Grampian Cairn A346

M.T. Grampian Cairn A346

M.T. Grampian Cairn A346

M.T. Grampian Cairn A346
Picture courtesy of Shetland Museum & Archives

M.T. Grampian Cairn A346

M.T. Grampian Cairn A346
Picture courtesy of Shetland Museum & Archives

M.T. Bob Reid A346

M.T. Bob Reid A346

Changelog
07/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.