Feasible now Meloy?

Feasible now Meloy?

Boat Specification
Boat Name: 
Feasible now Meloy?
Boat Type: 
Drifter
Boat Length: 
86ft 2ins
Boat Beam: 
18ft
Boat Draft: 
9ft 1in
Boat Displacement: 
99 tons GRT
Boat Engine: 
Diesel
Boat Construction: 
Steel
Boat Builder: 
John Duthie, Aberdeen
Boat Year: 
1912
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Veteran of two World Wars, Feasible, now re-named Meloy?, has a tumultuous history. Built with a steam engine in 1912, for drift net fishing, in John Duthie's yard, Aberdeen, she was called up for service as a Patrol Boat in World War I and assisted in the destruction of U-Boat 48 on 24th November 1917. Once demobilised she went back to herring fishing around the British coast at all times of the year. This can be dangerous and she is recorded as having no less than five accidents, including collisions in heavy seas.

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