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Name Official number Flag IMO
WILSON LINE  131884  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1932  07/01/1932  02/1932 
Vessel type Vessel description
Fishing Drifter  Steel Steam  
Builder Yard Yard no
Alexander Hall & Co., Aberdeen Footdee  638 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
116 grt / 49 nrt / 94.3 ft  19.6 ft  9.7 ft   
Engine builder Alexander Hall & Co., Aberdeen
Engine detail
T3cyl (9.75, 16.25, 27 x 18in), 36rhp, 1 screw
1959 Re-engined
Oil 6cyl (260 x 368mm), 360bhp by Ruston & Hornsby Ltd., Lincoln 

First owner First port of register Registration date
William C. & J.B. Wilson, Whitley Bay  Kirkcaldy   
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
Fishing No. KY322
1940 William C. Wilson, D. Watson & Norman Wilson, Whitley Bay
1954 Charles V. Eastick, Gorleston on Sea
1962 Fishing No. YH105
1973 J. R. Cheeseman, Burgh Castle
1977 Breydon Marine Ltd, Burgh Castle
Sold to Greek owners  
Vessel history
1940-45 Requisitioned by Admiralty for service as a hospital drifter
Still working in Greece in 1990's
 
Remarks
The Last steam drifter to be built in the U.K. 
End year Fate / Status
    
Disposal Detail
1988/8 last listed in Lloyd's Register. 
 

 



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