Yard No. 956

built by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow in 1935



Yard Number 956, was named TALISMAN when launched on Wednesday, 10/04/1935 by A & J Inglis Pointhouse Glasgow , for London & North Eastern Railway Company.

Other names she bore were: ARISTOCRAT. Her last recorded name was TALISMAN

TALISMAN was scrapped on 1967

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1935
Ship Type: Paddle Vessel
Tonnage: 544 grt | 211 nrt
Length: 227 feet
Breadth: 54 feet extreme over paddleboxes
Draught: 6 feet
Owner History:
London & North Eastern Railway Company

Additional Information: Order to proceed 23.10.1934
Keel laid 22.11.1934 (?) slip 3.
Launched 10.4.1935
Delivered 12.6.1935
Framed 19.1.1935
Plated 5.3.1935

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.