Rosslyn  LH 138

Built 1892    Hepple & Co Ltd,  North Shields (Iron)
Yard No 481
Owner at New John Martin Clark,  Leith Edinburgh (owner/manager)
ID no 99239
Launch Date 1892
Completed 1893
Gross Tons 121
Nett Tons 8
Engine 48 hp C.2-cyl by Hepple & Co Ltd,  North  Shields
Length 100.8ft
Breadth 20.4ft
Depth 10.4ft


1893 Registered at Leith LH 138.
05.04.1893 Ran aground on the Black Rocks near Leith in thick fog, refloated on the next tide.
06.12.1893 Collided with S.S.  "Bull" (522g/ 1877) of Middlesbrough, which foundered between Lamb Island and Craigleith off North Berwick Firth of Forth, all sixteen crew landed safely from the small boats. Skipper T. Jorgenson took the "Rosslyn" to Leith where she was dry-docked for repairs.
06.1894 On three month hire to General Steam Fishing Co Ltd,Granton Edinburgh.
10.01.1896 Owned by Dundee Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Dundee (William High manager).
10.07.1899 Fire broke out onboard while lying in the Earl Grey dock Dundee, fire was immediately extinguished causing little damage.
1914 Owned by John Johnston, Edinburgh (owner/skipper).  
20.10.1914 Skipper John Johnston at Cupar Sheriff Court fined 20 or 20 days imprisonment for fishing inside the legal limit in St. Andrews Bay on 11th May 1914
09.09.1915 Owned by William Rayner & Robert Boyle, North Shields (Robert Boyle manager).
1915 Leith registry closed.
09.09.1915 Registered at North Shields SN 211.
26.10.1916 Owned by Neville Simpson Clark, Scarborough (owner/manager).
02.11.1916 North Shields registry closed.
03.11.1916 Registered at Scarborough SH 259
25.03.1917 Captured by submarine (UC 75)and sunk by bombs 54 miles E x S from Girdleness Aberdeenshire
31.03.1917 Scarborough registry closed.