Pioneer  LH 854

Built 1877    David Allan & Co Ltd, Leith  Edinburgh (Wood)
Yard No  
Owner at New James Goudie, Sandwick Shetland
ID no 70788
Launch Date 04.1877
Completed 05.1877
Gross Tons 29
Nett Tons 8
Engine 29 hp C.2-cyl by Oliver & Turnbull, Leith Edinburgh
Length 56.4ft
Breadth 15.6ft
Depth 5.8ft
1877 Registered at Leith LH 854.
06.05.1877 Sailed Leith for Lerwick, Shetland
05.03.1878 Ran aground on rocks at Ham, off Bressay Shetland but later refloated and returned to Leith for repairs.
30.01.1880 Owned by T. M. Adie & Sons, Voe, Shetland  (150)
02..03.1880 Wrecked between Minn & Duncansclett, West Burra on the west side of Shetland Isles
Thought to be the first British purpose built Steam Trawler.