Entering North Shields

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Joe Kerr

  Mary A Purdy  GN 70

Built 1918  Ouse Shipbuilding Co Ltd,  Goole  as  "Thomas Haggerty" (Steel)
Yard No 61
Owner at New Admiralty   (Ad.No.3756)
ID no 149171
Launch Date 18.10. 1918
Completed 12.1918
Gross Tons 202
Nett Tons 87
Engine 57 hp  T.3-cyl by W. Beardmore & Co Ltd, Glasgow
Length 115.4ft
Breadth 22.1ft
Depth 12.1ft
1920 Renamed "ITCHEN"
1926 Sold to Mercantile.
1926 Owned by George Gallie Paton, Glasgow (John E. Noble, Granton Edinburgh, manager)
07.10.1926 Renamed "RIVER ENDRICK"
07.10.1926 Registered at Granton GN 70
1928 Owned by G. R. Purdy Trawlers Ltd, North Shields   (George  Robert Purdy manager)
06.1928 Renamed "MARY A. PURDY"
19.02.1929 Arrived at Aberdeen with  German S.T. "Hiska" of Emden (lost propeller) in tow, found her drifting in heavy seas  100 miles ENE off Aberdeen.
02.1940 Requisitioned and converted to Boom Defence Vessel based at Scapa Flow Orkney.
10.1944 Returned to Owners
04.1962 Scrapped at New Waterway, Rotterdam, Holland