Ethel Crawford A 36

Built 1919  Scott & Sons,  Bowling near Glasgow as "John Langshaw"  (Steel)
Yard No 275
Owner at New Admiralty     (Ad. No.4229)
ID no 143257
Launch Date 20.03.1919
Completed 25.04.1919 as a fishing vessel
Gross Tons 200
Nett Tons 97
Engine 74 hp    T.3-cyl by W. H. Allen, Son & Co Ltd, Bedford
Length 115.8ft
Breadth 22.2ft
Depth 12.2ft
05.1919 Sold to the Mercantile
05.1919 Owned by Richard Wardell Crawford, Scarborough (owner/manager).
13.05.1919 Renamed "ETHEL CRAWFORD".
13.05.1919 Registered at Scarborough SH 75
21.11.1919 Owned by Robin Hood Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Scarborough ( Richard Wardell Crawford manager)
22.07.1920 Owned by Herbert Ford, Birmingham (Arthur G. Stietes, Liverpool manager)
22.12.1921 Owned by Ethel Crawford Steam Fishing Co Ltd,(Louis Cohen) Fleetwood (Jules H. Nierinck, Blackpool, manager).
03.1922 Scarborough registry closed.
04.03.1922 Registered at Fleetwood FD 404.
1924 Owned by Richard Watson Lewis, Aberdeen  (owner/manager)
18.09.1924 Fleetwood registry closed.
24.09.1924 Registered at Aberdeen A.36
22.03.1930 Ran aground on May Island Firth of Forth after coaling at a Forth port. Vessel badly damaged crew rescued by M.F.V "Winaway" KY 279
26.03.1930 Refloated with assistance from Leith tug “Earl of Powis” (116g/1882) (Leith Salvage & Towing Co) and taken to Anstruther Fife for repair.
15.02.1932 Owned by North Eastern Fisheries Ltd,  Aberdeen (Sir Andrew Lewis manager)
09.02.1940 Owned by George Gallie Paton, Glasgow (owner/manager).
22.07.1942 Owned by Margaret Munro Crawford or Paton, John Grant, Glasgow & John Munro Crawford, Giffnock Renfrewshire.
17.09.1942 Owned by Ardrossan Trawling Co Ltd, Ardrossan (Walter K. Paton Ltd Glasgow managers).
20.04.1945 Sunk after encountering a magnetic mine near Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Clyde.( Wreck lies 3 miles WSW of Ailsa Craig; Mine probably laid by German submarine U-218 on 18th April..  All ten crew missing presumed killed.
30.04.1945 Aberdeen registry closed.
Those lost: -  
Arthur Scales Skipper 21 Trinity Crescent Edinburgh
William Bowman Mate 156 Colinton Mains Drive Edinburgh
Roy Wright  2nd Fisherman Newhaven
James Geddes Chief Eng 6 Granton Terrace Edinburgh
Thomas Drysdale 2nd Eng 7 Fort Place Leith
Robert Ewing Cook 53 York Street Ayr
Thomas Ritchie Deckhand 266 Bonnington Road  Leith
Thomas Shanley Deckhand 55 Sleigh Drive Edinburgh
Alexander Shields Fireman   1a Pier Place Newhaven Edinburgh
John Henry Trimmer Sailors Home  Leith