Towed into Granton at Low Water

Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Dinwoodie & Edinburgh Evening News

Gregor Paton GW 9

Built 1958    John Lewis & Sons,  Aberdeen    (Steel)
   
Yard No 273
   
Owner at New Ardrossan Trawling Co Ltd, Glasgow (Walter K. Paton Ltd, Glasgow managers)
   
ID no 300191
   
Launch Date 24.09.1957
   
Completed 1957
   
Gross Tons 273
   
Nett Tons 88
   
Engine 640 hp M44M    by   British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow  (Engine No 343)
   
Length 118.3ft
   
Breadth 23.2ft
   
Depth 12.6ft
   
Owners  
1958 Registered at Glasgow GW 9.
04.01.1964 Danish High Court in Copenhagen quashed a conviction for illegal fishing in Faeroese waters in 1961 (Fined 2000); her owners have been awarded 410 in compensation.
10.1964 Thomas L. Devlin & Sons Ltd, Granton Edinburgh appointed managers

1972

Owned by Boyd Line Ltd, Hull (William Liston Ltd, Granton Edinburgh managers)
1972 Renamed "ARCTIC  HUNTER" 
1975 Contracted to Sea Fish  Industry Authority  for a trial trip jigging for squid at Rockall.
1976 Contracted to Sea Fish  Industry Authority for a trial trip jigging for squid at Rockall.
07.04.1977 Ran ashore during gale in heavy weather at Mid Yell. Refloated and towed back to Granton, where she was condemned.
1977 Scrapped  by South Stockton Shipbreaking Co Ltd, at Middlesbrough.
   
 
  Alongside at Granton
Reproduced with acknowledgement to John Sinclair Edinburgh