In Leith  "Rilette"  LH 35

Reproduced with acknowledgement to the Shetland Museum & Archives

Built 1917  Alexander Hall & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen  (Steel)
Yard No 527
Owner at New Earl Steam Fishing Co Ltd,  Grimsby,  
ID no 139947
Launch Date 04.1917
Completed 05.1917
Gross Tons 212
Nett Tons 82
Engine 78 hp   T.3-cyl by Alexander Hall & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen
Length 115.5ft
Breadth 22.1ft
Depth 11.9ft
05.05.1917 Alec Black appointed manager.
07.05.1917 Registered at Grimsby GY 1046.
05.1917 Requisitioned from builders and converted to minesweeper (Ad. No.3340) fitted with Hydrophones and based at Portland.
31.05.1917 Owned by William James Barrett, Grimsby.
01.06.1917 William James Barrett appointed manager.
01.06.1917 Mortgaged by William James Barrett, Grimsby (A).
01.06.1917 Mortgagee: Barclays Bank Ltd, London.
1919 Returned to Owners.
25.06.1919 Mortgage (A) discharged.
05.07.1919 Owned by Edward Ernest Cox, Grimsby.
05.07.1919 Edward Ernest Cox appointed manager.
05.07.1919 Mortgaged by Edward Ernest Cox, Grimsby (B).
05.07.1919 Mortgagee: London City & Midland Bank, London.
22.07.1919 Bill of Sale: (32 shares) Owned by Edward Ernest Cox, Grimsby & Carr Wray brown, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.
27.08.1927 Bill of Sale: (32shares) Owned by Edward Ernest Cox & Ralph Cox, Grimsby.
30.01.1928 Mortgaged by Ralph Cox (32shares) (C) &  Edward Ernest Cox (32shares) (D).
30.01.1928 Mortgagee: Midland Bank Ltd, London.
26.11.1928 Arrived at Grimsby from North Sea grounds and reported that deckhand Duncan Ayres was washed overboard in heavy weather and drowned.
13.06.1932 Mortgages (C) & (D) discharged.
13.06.1932 Bill of Sale: Owned by Thomas Harrison Scales Snr and Thomas Harrison Scales Jnr, Newhaven Edinburgh.
17.06.1932 Thomas Harrison Scales Snr appointed manager.
18.06.1932 Mortgaged by Thomas Harrison Scales Snr and Thomas Harrison Scales Jnr, Newhaven Edinburgh (E).
18.06.1932 Mortgagee: Royal Bank of Scotland Ltd, Edinburgh.
23.11.1934 Grimsby registry closed.
24.11.1934 Registered at Leith LH 35.
11.1934 Owned by Thomas H. Scales & Son Ltd, Newhaven Edinburgh (Thomas Harrison Scales manager).
1935 Owned by Thomas H. Scales & Sons Ltd, Newhaven Edinburgh (Thomas Harrison Scales, Jnr manager).
31.09.1942 Owned by Joseph Marr & Sons Ltd, Fleetwood (Geoffrey Edwards marr manager) ( 10,250 ).
1945 Owned by Rilette Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (George Cedric Wilson manager) (13,000).
02.1946 Leith registry closed.
18.02.1946 Registered at Grimsby GY 173.
11.03.1946 Mortgaged by Rilette Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (F).
11.03.1946 Mortgagee: Midland Bank Ltd, London (secure account & interest).
30.01.1947 Mortgage (F) discharged.
31.01.1947 Bill of Sale: Owned by David Wood, Alexander Bruce & William Simpson, Aberdeen (David Wood owner/manager).
10.02.1947 Grimsby registry closed.
22.02.1947 Registered at Aberdeen A.278
25.07.1949 Owned by Clova Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (David Wood manager).
13.11.1958 Owned by John Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen.
29.11.1958 Aberdeen registry closed.
11.1958 Sold as scrap to Belgian ship breakers.
11.1958 Scrapped at Hemixem near Antwerp Belgium.
27.11.1958 Aberdeen registry closed.