At Milford Haven M 162

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Merlin GN 7

Built 1885      J. Mc Kenzie & Co,  Leith  Edinburgh     (Wood)
Yard No  
Owner at New James Lumsden Cunliffe, Edinburgh (owner/manager)  (Highland Fisheries Co)
ID no 91652
Launch Date 1885
Completed 1885
Gross Tons 47
Nett Tons 19
Engine 10 hp C.2-cyl by John Cran & Co Ltd, Leith Edinburgh
Length 67.3ft
Breadth 17.3ft
Depth 7.4ft


02.11.1885 Registered at Granton GN 7
18.10.1888 Stranded close to Aberdeen, refloated on the next tide.
01.06.1896 Advertised for sale in Aberdeen at a reduced price of £230.
10.1896 Owned by George Cormack, Aberdeen (skipper/owner/manager).
10.1896 Granton registry closed.
26.10.1896 Registered at  Aberdeen A.809
10.02.1897 Struck on the starboard bow in a collision with S.S. “Cairnie” (240g/1891) in Aberdeen harbour channel, causing a five foot gash just above the waterline.
1900 Owned by George PHelps Enyon, Milford Haven .
02.1901 Owned by Edward James Hellings & John Brown, Milford Haven (Edward James Hellings manager)
27.05.1901  Aberdeen registry closed
07.02.1901 Registered at Milford Haven M 162
18.04.1909 Caught fire and foundered 40 miles SW off St Ann's Head
24.06.1906 Milford registry closed.