As "Sarah" SN 40 ashore at Newbiggin by the Sea Northumberland

 © Reproduced with acknowledgement to Joe Kerr

St Pauli  GW 25

Built 1899    Duthie & Sons, Montrose as "Guiding Star"  (Steel)
Yard No 3
Owner at New Thomas Walker, Aberdeen (owner/manager)
ID no 108665
Launch Date 08.02.1899
Completed 04.1899
Gross Tons 135
Nett Tons 38
Engine 38 hp T.3-cyl by John Lewis & Sons Ltd, Aberdeen
Length 90ft
Breadth 19.1ft
Depth 10.6ft
12.05.1899 Registered at Aberdeen A.29
29.08.1901 Ran aground at Amran, Germany, refloated on the next tide with no damage, working from Grimsby since Grimsby trawlermens strike.
1901 Owned by W. Gartner,  Hamburg Germany.
04.10.1901 Aberdeen registry closed.
1902 Renamed "St PAULI"
1903 Owned by John Stewart Boyle, Glasgow (Owner/manager)
1903 Registered at Glasgow GW 25
1906 Owned by John Smart, North Shields (owner/manager)
1906 Glasgow registry closed.
05.07.1906 Renamed "SARAH"
05.07.1906 Registered at North Shields SN 40
01.01.1914 Tonnage altered 135g/51.6n after re-measurement.
29.06.1915 Rescued crew of Norwegian S.S. “Gjeso” (Newcastle to Christiania Norway) after she struck a mine 23 miles off River Tyne.
15.02.1916 Owned by J. Smart & Co Ltd, North Shields (John Smart Jnr, manager)
29.05.1917 Requisitioned as Fishery Reserve Vessel
1919 Returned to Owners
18.07.1926 Owned by John Smart & Co Ltd, North Shields (John Smart Jnr, manager). 
30.04.1928 Wrecked at Newbiggin by the Sea, Northumberland
02.06.1928 North Shields registry closed.