On the patent slip  Aberdeen as A.214

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jock Kerr

Fair Isle GN 70 / Fair Isle GN 94             

Built 1909    Hall  Russell & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen    (Steel)
   
Yard No 463
   
Owner at New James L. Inglis  Leith,  Edinburgh (Thomas L. Devlin manager)
   
ID no 122987
   
Launch Date 10.03.1909
   
Completed 03.1909
   
Gross Tons 192
   
Nett Tons 85
   
Engine 69 hp     T.3-cyl by Hall  Russell  & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen
   
Length 112.6ft
   
Breadth 21.5ft
   
Depth 11.7ft
 

 

Owners  
26.03.1909 Registered at Granton GN 70
1914 Owned by Thomas L. Devlin, Granton Edinburgh (owner/manager).
08.1914 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No.263).
26.12.1914 Wrecked at Sinclair's Bay, Wick Caithness during heavy weather.
04.1915 Salvaged repaired and returned to service.
1915 Granton registry closed.
22.12.1915 Owned by Rowland Hugh Charlton, Grimsby (owner/manager).
22.12.1915 Bill of Sale: Owned by Weston William Crampin, Weston Alfred Crampin, & William Crampin, Grimsby (Weston William Crampin owner/manager).
29.12.1915 Registered at Grimsby GY  820.
04.1917 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No.3033) based at Lowestoft.
05.1917 Renamed "FAIR ISLE II"
23.04.1918 Six Bills of Sale: Owned by Ernest Mumby Nutley, Arthur Jackson Nutley, John Nutley, Henry Croft Baker, John Lawrence Green & John Henry Bryant, Grimsby (Henry Croft Baker & John Lawrence Green (owner/managers).
25.04.1918 Mortgaged by John Nutley (A); Arthur Jackson Nutley (B); Ernest Mumby Nutley (C); John Henry Bryant (D); & John Lawrence Green (E), Grimsby .
25.04.1918 Mortgagee: National Provincial & Union Bank of England, London (secure account & interest).
14.01.1919 John Nutley deceased, Rosina Victoria Nutley sole executrix.
1920 Returned to Owners reverted to "Fair Isle".
18.02.1920 Mortgages (B), (C), (D) & (E) discharged.
19.02.1920 Five Bills of Sale: Owned by John Alfred Alcock, Robert William Fairbairn, Arthur Wilkinson (skipper) & Charles Plumtree, Grimsby (John Alfred Alcock owner/manager).
20.02.1920 Mortgaged by John Alfred Alcock, Robert William Fairbairn, Arthur Wilkinson (skipper) & Charles Plumtree, Grimsby (F).
 20.02.1920 Mortgagee: London Joint City & Midland Bank Ltd, London (secure account & interest).
14.01.1921 Mortgage (A) discharged.
11.08.1922 Rosina Victoria Nutley deceased, probate granted to Fred Skelton, Cleethorpes.
15.11.1922 Mortgage (F) discharged.
16.11.1922 Bill of Sale (58 shares): Owned by Robert  Bell,  Newhaven Edinburgh (owner/manager).
24.11.1922 Bill of Sale (6 shares): Owned by Robert  Bell,  Newhaven Edinburgh (owner/manager).
01.12.1922 Grimsby registry closed.
06.12.1922 Registered at Granton GN 94
1932 Owned by Alexander Stewart Crockett, Aberdeen (skipper/owner)
09.1932 Granton registry closed.
22.09.1932 Registered at Aberdeen A.214
15.04.1933 Towed S.T. "Dulcibelle" A.358 to Aberdeen from North Carr rocks Firth of Forth, where she had ran ashore.
23.10.1933 Towed into Aberdeen with a broken rudder by S.T. "Ben Meidie" SN 340  from a position 60 miles East of Girdleness.
27.09.1934  Owned by Fair Fishing Co Ltd,  Aberdeen   (Alexander S. Crockett skipper/owner/ manager)
01.1946 Skipper Alexander Stewart Crockett, awarded the M. B. E
13.09.1954 Sold as scrap to John Cameron,  Peterhead
1954 Scrapped by John Cameron at Peterhead.
10.12.1954 Aberdeen registry closed.