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
   
Owners  
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.