From a painting


George Coulston GW 38

Built 1918   Alexander Hall & Sons, Aberdeen  (Steel)
Yard No 541
Owner at New Admiralty    (Ad No.3660)
ID no 143772
Launch Date 27.04.1918
Completed 04.06.1918 fitted with Listening Hydrophones
Gross Tons 213
Nett Tons 84
Engine 57 hp      T.3-cyl by Alexander Hall & Sons, Aberdeen
Length 115.3ft
Breadth 22.6ft
Depth 12.2ft
24.08.1920 Registered at London LO 413. 
12.1921 Sold to the Mercantile
12.1921 Owned by Glasgow owners
09.12.1921 London registry closed.
12.1921 Registered at Glasgow GW 38
1922 Owned by Miss Hannah Watson Lewis, Aberdeen (Richard Watson Lewis manager)
04.1922 Glasgow registry closed.
13.04.1922 Registered at Aberdeen A.881
14.07.1922 Renamed "DOONIE BRAES"
1931 Owned by Mrs Hannah Watson Thom,  Aberdeen (Richard Watson Lewis manager)
26.10.1932 Owned by Andrew Walker King, Aberdeen (owner/manager)
14.01.1933 Owned by Andrew Walker King, Alexander King & George Walker, Aberdeen (George Walker manager).
02.12.1937 Owned by George Walker,Alexander King & Margaret Hay or King, Aberdeen (George Walker manager )
05.1940 Requisitioned and converted to Auxiliary Patrol Vessel (P.No.4.235).
01.1945 Returned to Owners
16.12.1950 Owned by Alexander King, Margaret Hay or King, Aberdeen &  Clydesdale & North of Scotland Bank Ltd, Glasgow.
16.01.1951 Owned by Alexander King, Margaret Hay or King, & Robert Bruce (skipper), Aberdeen.
05.10.1953 Owned by Alexander King, Alexander Hay & Robert Bruce (skipper), Aberdeen
20.04.1955 Ran aground and wrecked 120 yds north of the Old Man of Hoy Orkney. Skipper Robert Bruce and crew took to the small boat and were picked up by a Naval MFV from Scapa Flow. An attempt to drag her free was made but abandoned when it was found she was full of water.