Alongside in Aberdeen

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Joe Kerr

Gloria GN 56

Built 1907   Hall Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen  (Steel)
Yard No 423
Owner at New East Coast Steam Fishing Co (Aberdeen) Ltd, Aberdeen (James Scott Jnr manager)
ID no 123382
Launch Date 15.03.1907
Completed 03.1907
Gross Tons 197
Nett Tons 45
Engine 70 hp  T.3-cyl by Hall Russell & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen
Length 115.4ft
Breadth 21.7ft
Depth 11.6ft


30.03.1907 Registered at Aberdeen A.135
Pre1910 William Anderson & James B. Taylor appointed managers
06.04.1912 Owned by Patons' Trawlers Ltd, Granton & Glasgow (Charles Finlay Paton manager).  
01.01.1914 Tonnage altered 197g/76.5n after re-measurement.
28.01.1914 Tonnage altered 187.2g/70.13n after re-measurement.
08.1914 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No.275) based at Egypt.
1915 Renamed "GLORIA II"
1919 Returned to Owners and reverted to "Gloria"
1924 Patons' Trawlers Ltd, Glasgow in liquidation.
27.03.1925 Owned by Charles Finlay Paton, Robert Martin & George Gallie Paton, Glasgow (George Gallie Paton manager).
03.10.1925 Aberdeen registry closed.
05.10.1925 Registered at Granton  GN 56
04.1926 Owned by Sarah Mutch Johnstone, Aberdeen (owner/manager).
09.04.1926 Granton registry closed.
10.04.1926 Registered at Aberdeen A.169.
02.12.1930 Owned by Peter & J. Johnstone Co Ltd,  Aberdeen (Peter A. Johnstone manager).
15.02.1939 Owned by Peter & J. Johnstone Ltd & Mrs Janet Wilson, Aberdeen (Peter & J. Johnstone Ltd managers).
02.1940 Requisitioned and converted to a Boom Defence Vessel based at Kirkwall Orkney.
19.03.1942 William Green Alexander (30) drowned at St. Mary's Holm Kirkwall Orkney.
09.1944 Returned to Owners
06.12.1944 Owned by Peter & J. Johnstone Ltd & John William Johnstone, Aberdeen (Peter & J. Johnstone Ltd managers).
31.12.1958 Owned by Peter & J. Johnstone Ltd, Aberdeen.
1960 Sold as scrap to UK ship breaker.
01.04.1960 Aberdeen registry closed.