Just arrived from the builders

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Captain Walter Lyle Hume,Isle of Wight

Joe Croan  LH 73

Built 1956    John Lewis & Sons Ltd,  Aberdeen  (Steel)
   
Yard No 258
   
Owner at New Joe Croan Ltd,  Granton Edinburgh (owner/manager)
   
ID no 186648
   
Launch Date 28.03.1956
   
Completed 06.1956
 
Gross Tons 272
   
Nett Tons 86
   
Engine 640 hp       4cyl 2SA M44M by British Polar Engines Ltd, Glasgow  (Engine number 328)
   
Length 115.3ft
   
Breadth 25.1ft
   
Depth 12ft
   
Owners  
06.1956 Registered at Leith LH 73
1961 Owned by Carnie & Croan  Ltd,  Granton Edinburgh
1969 Owned by Croan Trawlers  Ltd, Granton Edinburgh (Joe Croan manager)
27.01.1970 Skipper Tom Young arrested by Danish Navy vessel for fishing and taken to Nolsoe for illegally 1.7 miles inside the Faeroese 12 mile limit
1970 Owned by British United Trawlers (Scotland) Ltd,  Granton Edinburgh
1972 Owned by Strathcoe Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (B. U. T.  Aberdeen)
 10.1977 Sold as scrap to J. H. Pounds, Portsmouth.
27.08.1983 Sailed Newhaven Sussex under tow for Bruges Belgium.
28.08.1983 Arrived in Bruges.
1983 Scrapped by Jacques Bakker & Sons at Bruges Belgium.
   
 
  Leaving Granton
    Reproduced with acknowledgement to Johnleif Jenson Faeroe Islands
   
 
  Lying in Ayr summer 1969
   Reproduced with acknowledgement to Jim Pottinger, Aberdeen
   
 
  Alongside in Newhaven Sussex awaiting scrapping
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Derek Longly & Ournewhaven.org.uk
 
  Under tow in Newhaven Sussex
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Derek Longly & Ournewhaven.org.uk
   
 
  Leaving Newhaven Sussex under tow for scrap yard 27.08.1983
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Derek Longly & Ournewhaven.org.uk