Rosebery  GN 8

Built 1883    Hawthorns & Co Ltd,  Leith Edinburgh (Iron)
Yard No 7
Owner at New General Steam Fishing Co Ltd,  Granton Edinburgh (John Scott manager)
ID no 84908
Launch Date 07.05.1883
Completed 19.05.1883
Gross Tons 103
Nett Tons 39
Engine 42 hp C.2-cyl by  Hawthorns & Co Ltd, Leith Edinburgh
Length 92.4ft
Breadth 18ft
Depth 9.4ft


05.1883 Registered at Granton GN 8
21.11.1884 Ran into  schooner "Kate" of Wick while she was at anchor in the Granton Roads, collision caused by rudder chains on the "Rosebery" refusing to act, minor damage to both vessels.
06.05.1893 Towed into Granton (disabled engines) by S.T. "Hopetoun" GN 29 from 35 miles east of the May Island Firth of Forth.
24.04.1895 Ran ashore on the May Island during thick fog and received substantial damage. Taken to Elie Fife for temporary repairs before returning to Granton.
17.02.1897 Collided with S.T. "St. Gothard" GN 46 in Granton Harbour, no major damage to either vessel
12.1898 John Scott resigns as manager
04.03.1899 James Caw appointed manager.
05.01.1908 David Kellow (60)(Cook) found drowned in Granton harbour (he lived onboard).
11.10.1910 Skipper William Oldan at Cupar Sheriff Court fined 30 or 30 days imprisonment for fishing inside the legal limit in St. Andrews Bay on 16th Sept 1910
29.05.1917 Requisitioned as Fishery Reserve Vessel
1919 Returned to Owners
1919 Adam E. Noble appointed manager.
1924 Granton registry closed.