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Craig Island LH 141

Built 1913  Cook, Welton & Gemmell,  Beverley as  "Marthe"  (Steel)
Yard No 268
Owner at New Alfred T. Golder & Co,  Ostend  Belgium  
ID no 161838
Launch Date 10.02.1913
Completed 16.04.1913
Gross Tons 243


Nett Tons 90
Engine 71 hp    T.3-cyl by C. D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
Length 120.2ft
Breadth 22ft
Depth 12ft


04.1913 Registered at Ostend O.43
29.05.1917 Requisitioned as a Fishery Reserve Vessel (with owners permission).
21.09.1917 Fitted out at Swansea.
1919 Returned to Owners
1929 Owned by Pecheries Nationale Belges S/A, Ostend Belgium
04.1933 Owned by Thomas H. Scales & Son, Newhaven Edinburgh 
13.04.1933 On delivery voyage Ostend to Aberdeen (sic) arrived at Lowestoft with boiler trouble. 
15.04.1933 Completed boiler repairs and sailed for Leith.
05.1933 Ostend registry closed.
08.05.1933 O.N. Issued 161838.
08.05.1933 Renamed  "CRAIG ISLAND"
08.05.1933 Registered at Leith LH 141
1935 Owned by Thomas H. Scales & Sons Ltd, Newhaven, Edinburgh. 
27.11.1939 Requisitioned and converted to Boom Defence Vessel (P.No.Z157) based at Rosyth/Granton & Inchkeith as a ‘gate trawler’ (Hire rate £62.15s6d/month).
31.09.1942 Owned by J. Marr & Sons Ltd,  Fleetwood  (£7250)
16.11.1942 Vessel laid up.
23.02.1946 Returned to Owners
23.02.1946 Sold as scrap to John R. Cameron, Peterhead.
06.05.1946 Scrapped by John R. Cameron at Peterhead