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Name Official number Flag IMO
Year built Date launched Date completed
1947    10/1947 
Vessel type Vessel description
Fishing Seiner  Wood Motor Vessel  
Builder Yard Yard no
William Weatherhead & Sons Ltd, Eyemouth    

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 39.9 ft LOA  14.4 ft  5.3 ft   
Engine builder Bergius & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Engine detail
1-screw. One diesel engine 44 BHP (second-hand)

New Engine - Kelvin 88 BHP

1965 New engine - Gardner 6LXB 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Jackie & Thom Baxter-Douglas, Seahouses      
Other names
Subsequent owner and registration history
1965 John & Ian Wilson, St Abbs
2002 North East Maritime Trust, Newcastle 
Vessel history
In 2019 RACHEL DOUGLAS still displays the Fishing Number BK231 she carried while active in fishing from 1947 to 2002. 
Reported to have been built in seven weeks.

Registered with National Historic Ships UK - certificate No 2296.

End year Fate / Status
Disposal Detail


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