Photo at Middle Pier Granton

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Joe Kerr

Heather  GW6/GN 98

Built 1904      Mackie & Thomson Ltd,  Govan   (Steel)
Yard No 306
Owner at New Glasgow Trawling Co Ltd, Glasgow    (Hugh Alexander & Others)  (Charles Finlay Paton, Glasgow  manager)
ID no 119183
Launch Date 14.10.1904
Completed 11.1904
Gross Tons 169
Nett Tons 67
Engine 47 hp   T.3-cyl by W. V. V. Lidgerwood & Co Ltd,  Glasgow
Length 110.5ft
Breadth 20.9ft
Depth 11ft


16.11.1904 Registered at Glasgow GW 6.
1910 Owned by Henry O. McAllister Lees, Granton Edinburgh (owner/manager).
31.10.1911 Arrived Granton in tow by S.S. "Hedwig Heidmann" from off theNorthumberland coast.
29.05.1917 Requisitioned as Fishery Reserve Vessel.
1918 Owned by New Docks Steam Trawler Co (Fleetwood) Ltd, Fleetwood  (Joseph A. Taylor & Ernest Tomlinson managers).
1919 Returned to Owners.   
03.1919 Glasgow registry closed.
26.03.1919 Registered at Fleetwood  FD 101.
1921 Owned by Archibald Glen Brown, Granton Edinburgh (owner/manager)
04.07.1923 Fleetwood registry closed.
05.07.1923 Registered at Granton GN 98.
1928 Owned by N.V. Reederij Zaanstroom, Ijmuiden Holland.  
1928 Granton registry closed.
1928 Renamed "ROTTERDAM" 
1928 Registered at Ijmuiden.
21.11.1933 In collision with trawler "Johanna Marie"  (IJM??) which subsequently foundered ten miles NW of Ijmuiden, crew rescued and landed at Ijmuiden. Surveyed and found badly damaged.
08.1936 Scrapped at Rotterdam Holland.