Nellie Nutten GN 69

Built 1901     Hall Russell  & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen (Steel)
Yard No 345
Owner at New John Edwin Nutten & Wallace Nutten Aberdeen (John Edwin Nutten skipper/owner/manager)
ID no 114177
Launch Date 05.02.1901
Completed 02.190154
Gross Tons 184
Nett Tons 54
Engine 55 hp T.3-cyl by Hall Russell  & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen
Length 108.4ft
Breadth 21.6ft
Depth 11.5ft
14.02.1901 Registered at Aberdeen  A.369
14.12.1906 Arrived in Aberdeen in company with the German S.T. "Merkur", both vessels receiving damage following a collision 110 miles NE of Aberdeen.
13.03.1907 Owned by Walter Lyle & William Carnie, Granton Edinburgh (William Carnie manager)
11.11.1908 Aberdeen registry closed.
11.1908 Registered at Granton GN 69.
23.10.1909 Collided with the Schooner "Return" of Greenock (enroute from Plymouth to Grangemouth) near the mouth of the Firth of Forth, the trawler received considerable damages  to the starboard side and continued on to Leith, the schooner was later taken in tow by the S. S. "Garmoyle" to Leith
1909 Owned by Walter Lyle, Granton Edinburgh (Thomas Y. Carnie manager).
13.08.1910 Collided with S.T. "Caledonia" GN 34 at entrance to Granton Harbour causing 100 of damages.
1910 Owned by David Dow, Newhaven Edinburgh (Thomas Y.  Carnie manager).
08.1914 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No.81) .
11.07.1916 Sunk by Submarine (U24)  gunfire  100 miles east of Aberdeen while escorting a fishing  fleet. "Era" H 461 and "Onward" H 980 were also sunk. Two crewmen killed. One of the crewmen was taken prisoner. Other crewmen were rescued by a Dutch fishing lugger SCH 197 (57.06N, 00.58E).
  Those Lost : -  Alfred Bruce, Aberdeen, Trimmer RNR, TS 1276; Hugh Francis, Engineman, Aberdeen, RNR, ES 804.