AS GN 24 in Lerwick with William Caldwell GN 56

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Rose  GW26

Built 1911    Alexander Hall & Sons  Ltd,  Aberdeen    (Steel)
Yard No 464
Owner at New John Stewart Boyle, Glasgow (owner/manager)
ID no 129540
Launch Date 02.02.1911
Completed 1911
Gross Tons 218
Nett Tons 86
Engine 66 hp  T.3-cyl by  Alexander Hall & Sons  Ltd,  Aberdeen
Length 121.2ft
Breadth 22.5ft
Depth 12.2ft
1911 Registered at Glasgow GW 26
04.1915 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper and fitted with Hydrophones (Ad No.1183) based at Southern Patrol Portland.
05.1915 Renamed "ROSE IV"
1919 Returned to Owners reverted to "Rose",
17.02.1931 Towed Swedish S.S. "Thyra Garson" into Tobermory Mull after she struck a submerged object.
26.06.1934 Collided with S. T. " Sidmouth " at Noss Head, Caithnesshire,  
14.09.1935 John Stewart Boyle deceased, executor Mrs Isabella S. Boyle, Glasgow
1935 Owned by John S. Boyle Ltd Glasgow  (R. Allen manager)
02.07.1935 Collided with S.T. “M.A. Dodds” DE 1, during thick fog in North Sea.
30.10.1937 Towed into Aberdeen from 80 miles NE of Rattray head by Icelandic S.T. "Gylfi" with engine trouble.
03.1940 Requisitioned and converted to a Dan Laying Vessel
05.1940 Converted to minesweeper renamed  "ROSETTE " (P.No.FY.1577).
1945 Returned to Owners
1948 Owned by Newhaven Trawling Co Ltd,  Granton  Edinburgh.
1948 Glasgow registry closed.
1948 Registered at Granton GN 24
Pre1951 Owned by Pentland Trawling Co Ltd, Granton Edinburgh.
1952 Sold as scrap.