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VIC 79      Aner

 

Builder Richards Lowestoft
Official Nr 166696
Yard Nr 342
Launched 16/11/1944
Delivered 1/45
Length 80.4 ft
Beam 20.1 ft
Gross 132 tons
Deadweight 165 tons
Engine Oil engine of unspecified type
GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Registered at Lowestoft in 1945. Initially on naval duty before transferring to the admiralty at Sheerness, Kent, in 1947.

CIVIL USE

In 1961 sold to H G Pounds of Portsmouth who sold her to Ian Dutch of Perth. She later passed into the ownership of D & R Taylor, also of Perth, who renamed her "Aner". The photograph below shows her discharging sand at the Upper Harbour on the River Tay in Perth. On 16th June 1965 she arrived at Inverkeithing for breaking.

 

Photograph copyright Allan T Condie