Alongside in Lerwick

Reproduced with acknowledgement to the Shetland Museum & Archives


Ocean Tide LH 80

Built 1916   Hawthorns & Co Ltd, Leith Edinburgh as "Greg Ness"   (Steel)
Yard No 149
Owner at New James Glennie Adams, Aberdeen (owner/manager)
ID no 139796
Launch Date 28.11.1916
Completed 04.1917
Gross Tons 227
Nett Tons 98
Engine 82 hp   T.3-cyl  by  Hawthorns & Co Ltd, Leith Edinburgh
Length 117.2ft
Breadth 22.1ft
Depth 12.5ft
09.04.1917 Registered at Aberdeen A.730.
04.1917 Requisitioned from the builders and converted to minesweeper (Ad No 3035) and based at Holyhead.
1919 Returned to Owners
02.02.1920 Owned by Philip Belman, Aberdeen (Sydney Morris Cannon manager).
15.03.1920 Renamed "ERIC BELMAN"
22.12.1921 Owned by Horace Edward Stroud & Sydney Morris Cannon, Aberdeen.
1922 Owned by G. Denis, Dieppe, France
1922 Tonnage altered 240g/53n after re-measurement.
09.02.1922 Aberdeen registry closed.
02.1922 Renamed "CAPITAINE BOURDIN"
02.1922 Registered at Dieppe.
06.1927 Owned by William. Walker, North Shields
1927 Tonnage altered 227/98n after re-measurement.
02.07.1927 Renamed  "AGNES S. WALKER"
02.07.1927 Registered at North Shields SN 82
1927  Owned by George Flockhart, Newhaven Edinburgh (Alexander Flockhart manager).
13.06.1928 George Rae (Fireman) (24) Ballantyne Place Leith washed overboard 240 miles NE x E from the May Island Firth of Forth.
13.02.1935 North Shields registry closed.
01.03.1935 Owned by Alexander Flockhart, Newhaven Edinburgh (owner/manager)
05.03.1935 Renamed "OCEAN TIDE"
05.03.1935  Registered at Leith LH 80
Pre1939 Carnie & Gibb appointed managers.
07.02.1940 Owned by Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Company Ltd,  Fleetwood (Basil Arthur Parkes manager).
09.03.1940 Owned by William Carnie Jnr, Thomas Y. Carnie & Liston Carnie, Newhaven Edinburgh (William Carnie Jnr Glasgow manager). 
15.01.1942 Wrecked Mammal, Tiree, Inner Hebrides, all crewmen rescued (49.76N, 7.55W).
29.01.1942 Leith registry closed.
  Newspaper photo of the wreck