As "Viking Monarch"A 25

 

Reproduced with acknowledgement to the Shetland Museum & Archives

Agnes H Wetherly  GN 9

Built 1917  John Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Steel)
   
Yard No 428
   
Owner at New Wetherly's Steam Fishing Co Ltd,  Aberdeen (William R. Wetherly  manager)
   
ID no 139795
   
Launch Date 1917
Completed 03.1917
   
Gross Tons 229
   
Nett Tons 89
   
Engine 71hp T.3-cyl by W. Beardmore & Co Ltd, Glasgow
   
Length 115.1ft
   
Breadth 22.7ft
   
Depth 13.8ft
Owners  
30.03.1917 Registered at Aberdeen A.743.
05.1917 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No 3041) based in Egypt.
1919 Returned to Owners
1927 Owned by Richard Watson Lewis,  Aberdeen (owner/manager).
27.03.1928 Ran ashore at Donmouth Aberdeen. Refloated 5 weeks later by salvage vessel "Iron" and taken to Aberdeen.
15.12.1932 Owned by North Eastern Fisheries  Ltd, Aberdeen  (Sir Andrew Lewis manager )
04.11.1938 Towed Danish Schooner  "Nordstjernen" into the safety of Pierowall Bay, Westray Orkney. Schooner lost two masts in severe gale, all seven crew safe.
06.1940 Requisitioned and converted to Armed Patrol Vessel
16.11.1942 Owned by William Carnie Jnr & Thomas Young Carnie, (Carnie & Gibb)Granton Edinburgh (Wm Carnie Jnr manager).
12.1945 Returned to Owners (When requisitioned in 1940, initial letter H was dropped).
15.12.1945 Aberdeen registry closed.
12.1945 Registered at Granton GN 9.
03.1946 Owned by George Robb & Sons, Aberdeen  (George Robb manager)
03.1946 Granton registry closed.
30.03.1946 Registered at Aberdeen A.25
15.11.1946 Renamed "VIKING MONARCH"
06.1960 Sold as scrap to Dutch ship breakers..
07.04.1961 Aberdeen registry closed.