M.T. Westerdale – A511


Yard Number: B542
Gross Tonnage: 50
Net Tonnage: 50
Length: 72.9 ft
Breadth: 19.5 ft
Depth: 8.3 ft
Engine: 264bhp Lister Blackstone EVSM4


1960: Completed by The Fairmile Construction Co. Ltd, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Yd. No. B542) for George Robb & Sons, Aberdeen as CLEMENTINA. Registered at Aberdeen (A511).
1965: Renamed WESTERDALE A511. Registered owners Bruces Stores (Aberdeen) Ltd, Aberdeen.
1973: Sold to John H. Banks, Cleveleys & Others.
1975: Fishing from Milford Haven.
1983: Sold to Linke Trawling Co Ltd, Milford Haven.
11.04.1984: Towed into Milford Docks on Friday morning by Angle lifeboat. The trawler’s nets had fouled her propeller near St. Govan’s Lightship, some 12 miles off the South Pembrokeshire coast. The Aberdeen-registered 50-ton trawler, with a four-man crew, radioed to coastguards for help because tides were causing her to drift out to sea. Angle lifeboat was launched and took the trawler in tow shortly after midnight.
1984: Decommissioned and broken up at Castle Pill, Milford.

Known Alterations
Whaleback added.

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M.T. Westerdale A511

M.T. Westerdale A511

06/11/2016: Page re-published due to site problems.