Rosskeen  GN 14

Built 1906     Hall Russell & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen  (Steel)
   
Yard No 418
   
Owner at New Ross Steam Trawl Fishing Co Ltd,  Aberdeen  (William Meff Jnr manager).
   
ID no 123376
   
Launch Date 27.12.1906
   
Completed 01.1907
   
Gross Tons 196
   
Nett Tons 50
   
Engine 70 hp    T.3-cyl by  Hall Russell & Co Ltd  Aberdeen
   
Length 115.7ft
   
Breadth 21.8ft
   
Depth 11.7ft
 

 

Owners  
26.01.1907 Registered at Aberdeen A.120
01.01.1914 Tonnage altered 196g/76.5n after re-measurement.
1914 Owned by James & William  Lyle, Granton  Edinburgh (James Lyle manager).
20.04.1914 Aberdeen registry closed.
22.04.1914 Registered at Granton GN 14.
10.1914 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad. No 633) based at Granton.
18.01.1915 Re-registered at Granton
03.1917 Converted to "Q" ship    to all appearances a Minesweeper but armed with 1 x 4 in, 1 x 12 pounder & 1 x 6 pounder.
03.1917 to 11.1918 Used the names "Aldebaran, Bendigo II, Ethelwulf II, General Hunter, New Comet".
1919 Returned to Owners
1925 Owned by Thomas Stephen, Aberdeen (owner/manager).
1925 Owned by Stephen Fishing Co Ltd,  Aberdeen (Thomas Stephen manager).
20.02.1925 Granton registry closed.
21.02.1925 Registered at Aberdeen A.81
22.02.1928 Owned by Stephen Fishing Co Ltd & Albert John Nutten (skipper), Aberdeen (Thomas Stephen manager).
02.10.1929 Owned by Stephen Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Thomas Stephen manager).
14.07.1930 Towed into Aberdeen with broken rudder by S.T. "Terrier" A 34.
08.08.1938 Involved in collision with steam drifter  " Arradoul "of  Fraserburgh which sank off Dunnet Head in thick fog. Seven crew rescued by "Rosskeen", four were drowned.
06.02.1942 Owned by J. C. Wilson,  Plymouth  
06.02.1942 Aberdeen registry closed.
02.1942 Registered at Plymouth PH 113
1945 Owned by A. H. C. Wilson,  Plymouth 
1955 Sold as scrap.