Alongside in Lerwick

Reproduced with acknowledgement to the Shetland Museum & Archives

Fort Edward  A 734

Built 1908     Alexander Hall & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen  (Steel)
Yard No 436
Owner at New United Steam Fishing Co of Aberdeen Ltd, Aberdeen   (John Brodie & James S. Melville managers)
ID no 127140
Launch Date 05.12.1907
Completed 01.1908
Gross Tons 208
Nett Tons 53
Engine 66 hp   T.3-cyl by Alexander Hall & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen
Length 115.9ft
Breadth 22ft
Depth 12.1ft
02.01.1908 Registered at Aberdeen A.180.
1912 Harry Alexander Holmes appointed manager.
01.01.1914 Tonnage altered 208g/79.7n after re-measurement.
04.1915 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No.2654) based at Granton.
1919 Returned to Owners.
10.01.1919 Owned by Arthur Evans Fisheries Ltd, Lowestoft (Arthur Evans owner/manager).
10.01.1919 Aberdeen registry closed.
08.04.1919 Registered at Lowestoft LT 357.
1921 Owned by Andrew Lewis, Aberdeen (owner/manager).
14.10.1921 Lowestoft registry closed.
21.10.1921 Registered at Aberdeen A.734.
11.01.1929 Owned by Harrow Baxter Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (John Alexander Harrow manager)
26.09.1942 Owned by James Murray Baxter & James Mowatt (skipper), Aberdeen (James Murray Baxter, manager).
07.11.1945 Owned by James Murray Baxter, Aberdeen (owner/manager).
11.04.1947 Owned by Cedar Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (J. May manager).
1949 Fishing from Granton.
1956 Sold as scrap to ship breakers in Ireland.
12.1956 Aberdeen registry closed.