Leaving Lerwick as "Teresa Watterston"

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to the Shetland Museum & Archives

Granton Kestrel  GN 17

Built 1957     Livingston & Co Ltd,  Peterhead as "Teresa Watterston"   (Steel)
Yard No 2
Owner at New John  S.  Boyle Ltd, Glasgow  (Richard Allen manager)
ID no 300167 
Launch Date 17.11.1956
Completion 03.1957
Gross Tons 211
Nett Tons 75
Engine 540 hp   6-cyl SCSA 6VE BXM  by Ruston Hornsby, Lincoln
Length 107ft
Breadth 23.2ft
Depth 11.9ft


1957 Registered at Glasgow  GW 4
1957 Ran ashore at Cellardyke Fife, later refloated.
1958 Owned by Inch Motor Fishing Co Ltd,  Granton Edinburgh (William Carnie manager).  
1958 Glasgow registry closed.
1958 Renamed "GRANTON KESTREL"
1958 Registered at Granton GN 17.
1963 George Wood (Aberdeen) Ltd,  Aberdeen  (George Wood manager)
1963 Granton registry closed.
1963 Renamed "EMMA WOOD"
1963 Registered at Aberdeen A.735
1974 Owned by Putford Enterprises Ltd, Lowestoft  
1974 Aberdeen registry closed.
1974 Converted to ORSV  (Oil Rig Safety / Supply Vessel)
1974 Renamed "NORTHLEIGH"
1987 Owned by J. Mackay, Scrabster Caithness. 
1987 Registered at Aberdeen A.43
1990 Owned by Northleigh Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen
1993 Used as an ORSV while registered for fishing.
1997 Rebuilt.
2000 Used as a cable guard vessel.
09.2002 Sold to Southern Ireland  Owners & reported to be at Poole Dorset.

Laid up and under going conversion to pleasure yacht.

2007 Renamed "CITY OF WATERFORD"
2009 Renamed "NORTHLEIGH"
2009 For sale in Romania (Euro 210,000)
In centre at Lerwick 
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to the Shetland Museum & Archives

As "Emma Wood"
Copyright Jim Pottinger, Aberdeen

As "Northleigh" A.43 
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As "Northleigh" A.43 
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  For Sale in Romania 2009   
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