Bendigo GN 2         

Built 1892    Hall Russell  & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen  (Steel)
Yard No 274
Owner at New John Wilson, North Shields (John T. T. Wilson, Aberdeen  manager)
ID no 99464
Launch Date 24.08.1892
Completed 09.1892
Gross Tons 144
Nett Tons 38
Engine 50 hp  C.2-cyl by Hall Russell  & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen
Length 100.3 ft
Breadth 20.5ft
Depth 10.5ft


09.1892 Registered at South Shields SSS 13
05.09.1893 Re-Registered at South Shields
28.11.1900 Badly damaged in collision with S.S. "Spray" while entering Aberdeen harbour.
04.1901 Owned by Peter Johnstone,  Aberdeen (Johnstone & Law managers).
04.1901 South Shields registry closed.
25.04.1901 Registered at Aberdeen A.338.
03.1904 Owned by Lyle Brothers, Granton Edinburgh (Walter Lyle owner/manager)
29.03.1904 Aberdeen registry closed.
1904 Registered at Granton GN 2
1908 Ran aground on rocks off Kinghorn Fife. Later refloated. 
1909 Owned by Walter Lyle,  Granton  Edinburgh (owner/manager)
04.03.1910 Ran ashore at Westray Orkney Islands.
1916 Owned by Brodrene Anda,  Stavanger Norway.
1916 Granton registry closed.
1916 Renamed "VAAGHOLM"
1916 Registered at Stavanger
1927 Lengthened 20.7ft (188g/81n)
1938 Diesel engine fitted
17.05.1940 Seized by the Kriegsmarine (NS 01)and used as harbour protection vessel
11.1940 Returned to Owners (Unsuitable)