River Tweed GN 43               

Built 1917  Hall Russell & Co Ltd  Aberdeen as "Thomas Bird"  (Steel)
   
Yard No 613
   
Owner at New Admiralty   (Ad.No.3623)
   
ID no 143880
   
Launch Date 24.07.1917
   
Completed 26.10.1917
   
Gross Tons 216
   
Nett Tons 93
   
Engine 57 hp T.3-cyl by W. H. Allen Son & Co Ltd, Bedford
   
Length 115.4ft
   
Breadth 22.1ft
   
Depth 12.1ft
   
Owners  
1919 Registered at London LO?
1919 Sold to the Mercantile
1919 Owned by Montrose Fishing Co Ltd  Montrose (George Gallie Paton manager)
1919 London registry closed
31.12.1919 Renamed "RIVER TWEED" 
31.12.1919 Registered at Montrose ME 85.
1922 W. C. Simpson appointed manager
1923 Owned by Paton's Trawlers Ltd,  Glasgow  (George Gallie Paton & Charles Finlay Paton managers)
1924 Patons' Trawlers Ltd, Glasgow in liquidation.
05.12.1924 Owned by Charles F. Paton, Glasgow (George Gallie Paton manager).
02.10.1925 Montrose registry closed.
03.10.1925 Registered at Granton GN 43
12.07.1926 Charles Finlay Paton deceased, George Gallie Paton, sole owner/manager.
23.04.1942 George Gallie Paton deceased.
1942 Walter Kelso Paton appointed manager.
1942 Owned by Ardrossan Trawling Co Ltd,  Glasgow (Walter K. Paton Ltd, managers). 
1942 Granton registry closed.
1942 Renamed "CHARLES PATON"
1942 Registered at Glasgow GW 17.
1952 Owned by J.  Walker Aberdeen
1952 Glasgow registry closed
1952 Renamed  "CAIRNWELL"
1952 Registered at Aberdeen A.693
1953 Owned by W. J. Fishing  Ltd  Aberdeen
1960

Sold as scrap to BISCO (British Iron & Steel Co) for 2303. 

27.04.1960 Arrived at Charlestown, Fife.
05.09.1960 Scrapped by Ship Breaking Industries at Charlestown Fife.