Ship: KELSO PATON ( 1956 - 1973 Deep-sea trawler GW2 of Ardrossan Trawling Company, Aberdeen)
|Port of Registry:||Glasgow|
Yard Number: 255
Official Number: 185038
Built in March 1956, by John Lewis & Sons
Owner, at launch, was Ardrossan Trawling Co. Ltd
Renamed: ARCTIC SCOUT (1973)
Engine number 325, British Polar Type M44M, 2 stroke, single acting, 4 cylinder, 640 H.P.
Engine made in Glasgow
Trial off Aberdeen 15 March, fishing trial, 20 March
Owned in 1973 by W Liston Ltd, Leith and renamed ARCTIC SCOUT
Diesel side trawler; steel
Lloyd's register 1958-59 gives owner as Ardrossan Trawling Co. Ltd, at 50 Clyde Street, Glasgow. Manager: Walter K. Paton. Vessel registered in Glasgow.
Lloyd's register 1962-63 gives same owner but manager now Thomas L. Devlin & Sons Ltd, Lower Granton Road, Granton, Edinburgh. Still registered in Glasgow.
Lloyd's register 1972-73 gives change of owner to William Liston Ltd on Middle Pier, Granton, Edinburgh. Still registered in Glasgow.
Lloyd's register 1973-74, Kelso Paton appears as owned by Boyd Line with managers as W. Liston, Ltd. Then during 1972, name changed to Arctic Scout under same owner and manager, still registered in Glasgow.
Lloyd's register gives information that the vessel was broken up in the UK, in the first quarter of 1976.
John Lewis and Sons
Ardrossan Trawling Company Limited, Aberdeen
length 115 3/12' x breadth 25 1/12' x depth 12 9/12'
Gross Tonnage: 274ton