In Boston as "Holland" BN 132

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Alison  LH 17

Built 1919   Montrose Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Montrose  as "Isaac Dobson" (Steel)
Yard No 82
Owner at New Admiralty (Ad.No.3733)
ID no 128778
Launch Date 23.04.1919
Completed 19.08.1919 as a fishing vessel.
Gross Tons 225
Nett Tons 88
Engine 74 hp T.3-cyl by W. Beardmore & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Length 115.1ft
Breadth 22.1ft
Depth 12.1ft


1919 Sold to the Mercantile
1919 Owned by Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Boston Lincs  (Fred Parkes manager)
18.09.1919 Renamed "HOLLAND"
18.09.1919 Registered at Boston BN 132
06.1922 Owned by Arthur Mitchell Jnr & George Appleby Watson, Aberdeen (Arthur Mitchell Jnr manager)
06.1922 Boston registry closed.
29.06.1922 Registered at Aberdeen A.908
29.01.1925 Owned by William Alexander Mackie, Aberdeen (owner/manager).
1927 Owned by Richard Watson Lewis ,Aberdeen (owner/manager)
10.03.1925 Owned by Richard Watson Lewis, Aberdeen (owner/manager).
30.08.1929 Owned by James Lamont & Co Ltd, Greenock.
12.1929 Owned by Thomas T. Brown, Leith Edinburgh (owner/manager)
18.12.1929 Aberdeen registry closed.
19.12.1929 Renamed "ALISON"
19.12.1929 Registered at Leith LH 17
1932 Owned by Alexander Flockhart,  Leith Edinburgh (owner/manager)
12.1934 Owned by Shields Engineering & Dry Dock Co Ltd, North Shields  (Thomas S. Read manager)
15.12.1934 Leith registry closed.
03.01.1935 Registered at North Shields SN 40
13.07.1935 Renamed "LIDDOCK"
25.11.1939 Requisitioned and converted to Dan Laying Vessel  (P. No. FY 798)
20.12.1941 Converted to an Auxiliary Patrol Vessel.
1943 Returned to Owners
1955 Owned by Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, North Shields.
31.03.1955 Lloyd’s class withdrawn at owner’s request.
1958 Sold as scrap to BISCO (British Iron & Steel Co)
07.02.1958 Scrapped by J. J. King & Co Ltd at Gateshead.