Choice  GN 16

Built 1905     Alexander Hall & Sons Ltd,  Aberdeen  (Steel)
Yard No 414
Owner at New William Johnston,  Newhaven  Edinburgh  (owner/manager)
ID no 118157
Launch Date 17.05.1905
Completed 06.1905
Gross Tons 165
Nett Tons 66
Engine 61 hp T.3-cyl by  Alexander Hall & Sons Ltd,  Aberdeen
Length 105ft
Breadth 21ft
Depth 11.3ft
08.06.1905 Registered at Granton GN 16
11.1914 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No 476) based at Kirkwall Orkney.
1919 Returned to Owners
03.1919 Owned by David J. Ayres,  Lowestoft
17.03.1919 Granton registry closed
19.03.1919 Registered at Lowestoft LT 348
10.1921 Owned by Thomas Stephen,  Aberdeen
31.10.1921 Lowestoft registry closed.
04.11.1921 Registered at Aberdeen A.764
07.02.1922 Owned by Thomas Stephen & John Nicol Stephen, Aberdeen (Thomas Stephen manager).
30.12.1927 Struck the East Breakwater at Granton and stuck fast before bunkering coal. Towed off by Leith tug "Earl of Powis"
23.02.1928 Owned by Stephen Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Thomas Stephen manager).
30.12.1929 Owned by John  Horne,  Port Seton East Lothian  (Thomas Harrison Scales manager ) 
27.08.1931 Sank 18 miles off St Abbs Head damaged by own trawl door. Skipper J. Batley & crew rescued by "Copious" KY 175 and landed at Anstruther Fife.
06.10.1931 Aberdeen registry closed.