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Name Official number Flag IMO
BETTER HOPE    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1936     
Vessel type Vessel description
Fishing Drifter/Liner/Ring Netter  Wood Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Aitken, Anstruther At Middle Pier   
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
19 grt / 19 nrt / 45.0 ft loa  15.0 ft  6.5 ft   
Engine builder Bergius & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Engine detail
60bhp 45kw, 1 screw 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Robert Thorburn, Fisherrow  Leith   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
Fishing No. LH173 
Vessel history
c1939 Requisitioned for Admiralty service 
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
  War Loss - unknown cause  
Disposal Detail
Lost in Far East during WW II, possibly off Ceylon 
 

 



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