Eton  GN 88 

Built 1897   Mackie & Thomson Ltd,   Govan  (Steel)
Yard No 159
Owner at New Great Northern  Steamship Trawling Co Ltd,  Hull  (William R. Nowell manager)
ID no 106780
Launch Date 06.07.1897
Completed 11.1897
Gross Tons 156
Nett Tons 60
Engine 45 hp    T.3-cyl by Muir & Houston Ltd, Glasgow
Length 104.2ft
Breadth 21ft
Depth 10.7ft




10.11.1897 Registered at Hull H 380
1909 Part new deck fitted.
09.1915 Requisitioned and converted to Boom Defence Vessel
11.1916 Purchased into the Royal Navy
21.11.1916 Hull registry closed
1919 Deployed on wreck removal/dispersal.
1920 Sold to the Mercantile
1920 Owned by William Brown, Granton Edinburgh  (owner/manager)
29.10.1920 Registered at Granton GN 88
14.09.1922 Ran aground on the Island of Pladda off Arran, Firth of Clyde.
16.09.1922 Refloated with the help of a tug.
15.03.1925 George Lyle, trimmer, Newhaven, died after being crushed at sea.
1929 Owned by Charles Horne, Port Seton East Lothian (owner/manager).
1939 Owned by Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, (Aberdeen) Fleetwood (Basil Arthur Parkes manager).
02.1940 Granton registry closed.
17.02.1940 Registered at Aberdeen A.100.
12.07.1943 Owned by Eton Fishing Co Ltd, Hull   (George Gillard manager).
24.031944 Aberdeen registry closed.
1944 Registered at Hull H 380
1945 Owned by Leslie Little & Louis Isaacs, Grimsby.
1945 Hull registry closed.
02.01.1945 Registered at Grimsby GY 22.
02.01.1945 Joseph Reynolds Cobley appointed manager.
28.02.1945 Two Bills of Sale: Owned by Anglo Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Joseph Reynolds Cobley manager).
18.05.1945 Mortgaged by Anglo Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (A).
18.05.1945 Mortgagee: National Provincial Bank Ltd, London (secure sums due on account & interest).
20.10.1949 Leslie Little appointed manager.
1952 Sold as scrap to BISCO (British Iron & Steel Co)
09.1952 Scrapped by Charles W.  Dorkin & Co Ltd at Gateshead.
  24.09.1952 Grimsby registry closed.