Alongside Carnie & Croan office, Granton Middle pier

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Johnleif Jenson Faeroe Islands

Granton   Merlin  GN 72            

Built 1960   Hall Russell & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen  (Steel)
   
Yard No 886
   
Owner at New William Carnie Ltd,  Granton,  Edinburgh (owner/manager)
   
ID no 300604
   
Launch Date 25.05.1960
   
Completed 07.1960
   
Gross Tons 235
   
Nett Tons 77
   
Engine 705 hp   5-cyl 5ATXM by Ruston Hornsby, Lincoln
   
Length 106.3ft
   
Breadth 24ft
   
Depth 13ft
   
Owners  

07.1960

Registered at Granton GN 72

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

1977

Owned by Howard I. Williams, Clwyd, Wales (Fishing from Fleetwood)
1978 Owned by Putford Enterprises  & Whapload Engineering Lowestoft .
1978 Converted to ORSV (Oil Rig Safety / Supply Vessel)
1978 Owned by Putford Enterprises Ltd  Lowestoft   
1978 Renamed   "UMBERLEIGH".
1979 Sold for Conversion to a Yacht. Re - engined and substantially rebuilt
Undated Renamed "MERLIN G"

       

 
 
Arriving Home
Reproduced with acknowledgement to Edinburgh Evening News
   
 
  Seen at Creeksea, Essex  as "Merlin G" in June 2011 (Copyright) Stuart Emery