built by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow,
Yard No 956
Last Name: TALISMAN
Previous Names: ARISTOCRAT
Port of Registry: Glasgow
Propulsion: Diesel electric
Launched: Wednesday, 10/04/1935
Ship Type: Paddle Vessel
Tonnage: 544 grt | 211 nrt
Length: 227 feet
Breadth: 54 feet extreme over paddleboxes
Draught: 6 feet
London & North Eastern Railway Company
Status: Scrapped - 1967
Remarks: Order to proceed 23.10.1934
Keel laid 22.11.1934 (?) slip 3.
converted to an AA ship in 1940 and renamed HMS Aristocrat. Returned to owners in 1946.
Photo showing vessel aground at Arrochar 1952 supplied by Gavin Stewart.
Last updated: by Brian Hargreaves from the original records by Stuart Cameron
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