Crew posing for photo in Granton

© Reproduced with acknowledgement to Peter Stubbs,

                      Bluebell  GW 5                                             

Built 1904     Mackie & Thomson  Govan (Steel)
Yard No 305
Owner at New Glasgow Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Glasgow (Hugh Alexander  & Others) (John S. Boyle manager)
ID no 119180
Launch Date 14.10.1904
Completed 11.1904
Gross Tons 169
Nett Tons 67
Engine 47 hp  T.3-cyl by  W. V. V. Lidgerwood & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Length 110.5ft
Breadth 20.9ft
Depth 11ft


10.11.1904 Registered at Glasgow GW 5
Pre1907 Owned by Charles Finlay Paton, Glasgow (owner/manager)
1910 Owned by John Brown, Granton Edinburgh (Archibald G. Brown manager)
1913 Owned by Archibald Glen Brown, Granton Edinburgh.
Undated Partly owned & skippered by Walter Lyle, Granton Edinburgh
11.1914 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No 728) based at Liverpool.
08.1915 Renamed “BLUEBELL III” (Ad No 479).
1919 Returned to Owners reverted to "Bluebell"
1937 Scrapped

(Possibly laid down as “Annfield”)

  Vessel registered at Glasgow but life belts state Granton.