M.T. Craigmillar – A303

Technical

Official Number: A10438
Completed: 1959
Gross Tonnage: 50
Net Tonnage: 50
Length: 22.25 m
Breadth: 5.97 m
Depth: 2.53 m
Engine: Lister Blackstone EVSM4, 264 bhp
Built: Fairmile Construction Co. Ltd, Berwick-upon-Tweed
Yard Number: B509
Owners: Bon Accord Mutual Ship Stores Ltd, Aberdeen

History

1959: Built as CRAIGMILLAR A303 for Bon Accord Mutual Ship Stores Ltd, Aberdeen.
1970: Registered owners John N. Ward & Son Ltd, Fleetwood.
1979: Sold to Alistair G. Hamilton, Kent and registered as CRAIGMILLAR BA303.
1985: Owners now John Crairford, Fleetwood and Thomas J. Gordon, Preston.
1994: Owned by David Rainford, Fleetwood.
1997: Owned by Chris Neve, Fleetwood.
February 1998: Decommissioned.

Known Alterations
Whaleback & New Wheelhouse

Notes
Broke the ports record for a pocket trawler grossing £3,300 in a single trip.

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M.T. Craigmillar A303

M.T. Craigmillar A303
Picture courtesy of Philip Dell

M.T. Craigmillar BA303

M.T. Craigmillar BA303
Picture courtesy of Tony Frith

M.T. Craigmillar BA303

M.T. Craigmillar BA303

Changelog
18/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.