Just arrived new at Granton West Pier

Reproduced with acknowledgement Peter Myers & Mark Stopper

 

Granton Falcon  GN 16

Built 1956  John Lewis & Sons Ltd,  Aberdeen  (Steel)
   
Yard No 257
   
Owner at New William  Carnie Ltd,  Granton  Edinburgh (William Carnie owner/manager)
   
ID no 163887
   
Launch Date 01.03.1956
   
Completed 05.1956
   
Gross Tons 272
   
Nett Tons 86
   
Engine 640 hp 4cyl 2SA M44M by   British Polar Type M44M   Engine No 327
   
Length 115.3ft
   
Breadth 25.1ft
   
Depth 12ft
   
Owners  
05.1956 Registered at Granton GN 16
1967 Owned by Carnie & Croan  Ltd,  Granton Edinburgh (William Carnie manager).
1969 Owned by Croan Trawlers  Ltd, Granton Edinburgh (Joe Croan manager)
1970 Owned by British United Trawlers (Scotland) Ltd,  Granton Edinburgh
1972 Owned by Strathcoe Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (B. U. T. Aberdeen).
14.12.1972 Broke from her mooring in Lerwick during a severe gale and grounded on the island of Bressay, quickly refloated and returned to Lerwick
1983 Scrapped by South Stockton Shipbreaking Co Ltd at Middlesbrough
   
 
  Leaving Granton
  Reproduced with acknowledgement Johnleif Jenson Faeroe Islands
   
 
  Being towed out of Lerwick
  Reproduced with acknowledgement Shetland Museum & Archive