Crew posing for photo

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Joe Kerr

Ethel Nutten GN 59

Built 1906    Hall Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Steel)
Yard No 417
Owner at New John Edwin Nutten & Wallace William Nutten, Aberdeen   (John Edwin Nutten skipper/owner/manager)
ID no 123375
Launch Date 12.1906
Completed 01.1907
Gross Tons 192
Nett Tons 55


Engine 67 hp T.3-cyl by Hall Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Length 110.2ft
Breadth 21.8ft
Depth 11.7ft
04.01.1907 Registered at Aberdeen A.110
1912 Owned by Thomas L. Devlin, Granton Edinburgh (owner/manager)
05.02.1910 Owned by Robert Hunter Davison & James Burdon Pugh, Hartlepool.
04.11.1912 Owned by Thomas L. Devlin, Granton Edinburgh (owner/manager).
 01.01.1914 Tonnage altered 182g/76.6n after re-measurement.
21.01.1914 Tonnage altered 182g/70.2n after re-measurement.
18.08.1915 Aberdeen registry closed.
08.09.1915 Registered at Granton  GN 59
03.1917 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No.3333) based on the Tyne.
1919 Returned to Owners
28.02.1919 Thomas L. Devlin deceased, (Robert D. Devlin & Thomas L. Devlin Jnr managers) (Company Trustees -Grace Darney Devlin ( his wife); John Inglis, Peebles; Alex Stewart ( R. C. Priest) St Mary's Cathedral House Edinburgh)).
17.06.1919 Mortgaged by Thomas L. Devlin (Trustees), Granton Edinburgh (A).
17.06.1919 Mortgagee: John Inglis, Peebles, Peeblesshire.
07.01.1923 Foundered near May Island  Firth of Forth during severe NW force 12 storm. Taken in tow by the ill fated Grimsby trawler "Sargon" GY 858, outward bound for the fishing grounds, towed vessel for 80 miles before she foundered. "Sargon" rescued crew and took them to Granton. Rescued deckhand named John Bell (17), replaced an injured deckhand named H. Beavers from "Sargon".
12.01.1923 Granton registry closed.