As A.21

Reproduced with acknowledgement Dennis Allen Collection Scarborough

 Lotos  GN 92

Built 1914    John Duthie Torry Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Aberdeen  (Steel)
   
Yard No 406
   
Owner at New National Steam Fishing Co (Aberdeen) Ltd,  Aberdeen (William R. George manager)
   
ID no 137157
   
Launch Date 20.08.1914
   
Completed 09.1914
 
Gross Tons 216
 
Nett Tons 83
   
Engine 70 hp  T.3-cyl by W. V. V.  Lidgerwood & Co Ltd, Glasgow
   
Length 114.9ft
   
Breadth 22.6ft
 
Depth 14ft
   
Owners  
18.09.1914 Registered at Aberdeen A.112.
11.1914 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No.471) based at Granton. 
Pre1916 James Scott Jnr appointed manager.
1917 John A. Moir appointed manager.
29.10.1918 W. T. Bradfield (Engineer) died on board.
1919 Returned to Owners.
1922 Owned by William Carnie & Others,  Granton Edinburgh (Thomas T. Carnie, manager). 
22.12.1922 Aberdeen registry closed.
04.12.1922 Registered at Granton GN 92.
1929 Owned by Robert Carnie, Newhaven Edinburgh (William Carnie manager).
1935 Owned by Carnie & Gibb, Granton Edinburgh (William Carnie Jnr, Glasgow manager ).
1946

Owned by Alexander Bruce, Aberdeen (owner/manager). 

06.1946 Granton registry closed.
26.03.1946 Registered at Aberdeen A.21.
10.06.1946 Owned by Lotos Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Alexander Bruce manager). 
23.11.1954 Refloated undamaged with the aid of S.T. "Buchans" A. 215 after grounding 12 hours earlier at Careness Point Kirkwall Orkney.
29.02.1957 Owned by Bruce Stores (Aberdeen) Ltd, Aberdeen.
07.11.1958 Owned by Wood & Davidson Ltd, Aberdeen.
1959 Sold as scrap to BISCO (British Iron & Steel Co).
16.11.1959 Scrapped by James A. White at St. David's on Forth
25.03.1960 Aberdeen registry closed.