Graffoe BN 53

Built 1919    J. Fullerton & Co Ltd,  Paisley as "Aaron Hubert"    (Steel)
Yard No 260
Owner at New Admiralty
ID no 128774
Launch Date 1919
Completed 19.02.1919 as a fishing vessel.
Gross Tons 208
Nett Tons 58
Engine 57 hp   T.3-cyl  Fleming & Ferguson Ltd, Paisley
Length 115.6ft
Breadth 22.1ft
Depth 12.1ft
1919 Sold to the Mercantile
1919 Owned by Stringer Steam  Fishing Co Ltd,  Boston  Lincs (Albert Stringer manager) 
05.05.1919 Renamed "GRAFFOE".
05.05.1919 Registered at Boston BN 53.
1925 Owned by Charles F. Paton, Glasgow (George Gallie Paton manager).
11.09.1925 Boston registry closed.
15.09.1925 Registered at Granton GN 36
12.07.1926 Charles Finlay Paton deceased.
1926 Owned by George Gallie Paton, Glasgow (owner/manager).
25.03.1931 Renamed  "RIVER EARN"
1939 Picked up 3 survivors after U-59 sank Danish steamer "BOGO" (1214g/1920) 75 miles E of May Island. 14 crew lost.
19.12.1939 Bombed and sunk by enemy aircraft while fishing near to the May Island. "Bogo" survivors still on board. Skipper P. Stevens & entire crew rescued by Norwegian steamer "Triton" and taken to Kopervik  Norway.