Hopetoun GN 29

Built 1886   Culzean Shipbuilding  Co Ltd, Troon as  "Isabella"    (Steel)
Yard No  
Owner at New John & Michael  Murray,  Ardrossan, Ayrshire (owner/managers)
ID no 92874
Launch Date 24.03.1886
Completed 04.1886
Gross Tons 103
Nett Tons 28
Engine 35 hp C.2-cyl by J & S. Young,  Ayr
Length 95ft
Breadth 18ft
Depth 7.6ft
26.04.1886 Registered at Ardrossan.
1889 Converted to Beam Trawler.
1889 Owned by General Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Edinburgh  (John Scott manager).
1889 Ardrossan registry closed.
1889 Renamed "HOPETOUN".
1889 Registered at Granton GN 29
08.09.1889 Arrested along with S. T. "Lamberton" GN 24 and taken to Leith by the fishery cruiser "Brenda" for illegal fishing in Aberlady Bay, all fishing gear confiscated.
06.01.1890 Conversion to trawler completed at Grangemouth.
06.05.1893 Arrived at Granton with S.T. "Rosebery" (disabled engines) in tow, which had been picked up 35 miles east of the May Island Firth of Forth.
18.11.1896 Ran ashore on the Scaw, Firth of Tay in dense fog. Refloated and towed to Tayport for inspection as she was making water.
11.12.1898 Fire broke out in the Fo'c'sle, damage estimated to be 100 to 150.


John Scott resigns as manager
04.03.1899 James Caw appointed manager.
04.11.1899 Towed  back to Granton trawl fouled in propeller by tug "Renown".
09.12.1902 Collided with the trawler S.T. "Mount Viso "  GN 56 while returning from the fishing grounds. Bows damaged both vessels head for Granton.
1910 Owned by United Stone Firms Ltd, Bristol (William Bryant manager)
1910 Granton registry closed.
1910 Registered at Bristol.
1912 Owned by George Hooton, Liverpool (owner/manager).
1912 Rebuilt at Birkenhead (126g/62n).
Pre 1917 Owned by The Grain Elevating & Automatic Weighing Co Ltd Bristol  (J. E. Kerr manager).
1933 Sold a scrap.
  Apparently ordered as a tug by Hull Steam Fishing Co, but delayed and refused due to late completion and faulty workmanship