Charles Paton  GW 17                

Built 1917  Hall Russell & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen as "Thomas Bird"  (Steel)
Yard No 613
Owner at New Admiralty   (Ad.No.3623)
ID no 143880
Launch Date 24.07.1917
Completed 26.10.1917
Gross Tons 216
Nett Tons 93
Engine 57 hp T.3-cyl by W. H. Allen Son & Co Ltd, Bedford
Length 115.4ft
Breadth 22.1ft
Depth 12.1ft


1919 Registered at London LO?
1919 Sold to the Mercantile
1919 Owned by Montrose Fishing Co Ltd,  Montrose (Charles Finlay Paton manager)
1919 London registry closed
31.12.1919 Registered at Montrose ME 85.
1920 Renamed "RIVER TWEED" 
1922 W. C. Simpson appointed manager
1922 Owned by Patons' Trawlers Ltd,  Glasgow  (Charles Finlay Paton managers)
1924 Patons' Trawlers Ltd, Glasgow in liquidation.
05.12.1924 Owned by Charles F. Paton, Glasgow (George Gallie Paton manager).
02.10.1925 Montrose registry closed.
03.10.1925 Registered at Granton GN 43
12.07.1926 Charles Finlay Paton deceased.
23.04.1942 George Gallie Paton deceased.
23.04.1942 Walter Kelso Paton appointed manager.
1942 Owned by Ardrossan Trawling Co Ltd,  Glasgow (Walter K. Paton Ltd, managers). 
1946 Granton registry closed.
1946 Renamed "CHARLES PATON"
1946 Registered at Glasgow GW 17.
1952 Owned by J.  Walker, Aberdeen
1952 Glasgow registry closed
1952 Renamed  "CAIRNWELL"
1952 Registered at Aberdeen A.693
1953 Owned by W. J. Fishing Ltd,  Aberdeen
1960 Sold as scrap to BISCO (British Iron & Steel Co) for 2303.
27.04.1960 Arrived at Charlestown Fife
05.09.1960 Scrapped by Shipbreaking Industries Ltd at Charlestown  Fife