Reproduced with acknowledgement to George Westwood Collection Scarborough

Star of the East LH 36

Built 1912     Hall Russell & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen (Steel)
Yard No 509
   
Owner at New Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Co Ltd,  Aberdeen (Andrew Walker manager)
   
ID no 133605
   
Launch Date 03.07.1912
   
Completed 07.1912
   
Gross Tons 218
   
Nett Tons 86
   
Engine 82 hp   T.3-cyl   Hall Russell & Co Ltd,  Aberdeen
   
Length 115.6ft
   
Breadth 22.6ft
   
Depth 12.9ft
   
Owners  
17.07.1912 Registered at Aberdeen A.464
08.914 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No.331) based at Granton.
1919 Returned to Owners
1920 Owned by Stepney Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Scarborough  (Abraham Moore manager)
05.05.1920 Aberdeen registry closed.
09.05.1920 Registered at Scarborough SH 321
28.09.1922 Owned by Co-operative Fishing Society Ltd, Scarborough (Charles A. Oxley manager )
25.04.1930 Ran ashore on the Ravenscar Rocks, Robin Hoods Bay lifeboat "Mary Ann Lockwood" stood by, refloated at high tide.
1934 Owned by Thomas H. Scales & Son, Newhaven Edinburgh (Thomas Harrison Scales Jnr manager) (Skipper James Rosie)
19.12.1934 Scarborough registry closed.
20.12.1934 Registered at Leith LH 36.
1935 Owned by Thomas H. Scales & Sons Ltd, Newhaven Edinburgh (Thomas Harrison Scales Jnr manager)
27.02.1938 Skipper James Rosie rescued two airmen when their plane crash landed half a mile NE from Granton Harbour.
11.08.1939 Skipper Watson Liston towed S.T. "Invertay" GN 49 200 miles from Cape Wrath to Aberdeen .(Engine Trouble)
1941 Owned by Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Co Ltd,  Aberdeen   (Thomas Walker manager)
26.05.1941 Leith registry closed.
27.05.1941 Registered at Aberdeen A.434.
03.03.1946 Wrecked after running aground on Heimaey Island, (Westmann Islands) Iceland, all 13 crewmen rescued by S.T. "Lois" FD 424.
24.04.1946 Aberdeen registry closed.
   
 
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to George Westwood Collection Scarborough
   
 
  Seen leaving Aberdeen
  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Joe Kerr