Official Number: 115589
Yard Number: 363
Gross Tonnage: 192
Net Tonnage: 74
Length: 112.2 ft
Breadth: 21.6 ft
Depth: 11.9 ft
Built: Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
Engine: T.3-cyl by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen
1902: Launched by Hall, Russell & Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Yd.No.363) for The Walker Steam Trawl Fishing Co Ltd (64/64), Aberdeen as STAR OF THE NORTH.
1.1903: Completed (Thomas Walker, manager).
15.1.1903: Registered at Aberdeen (A633).
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 73.88 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
9.1914: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr HA) (Ad.No.118). Based Cromarty.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Aberdeen.
2.1920: Sold to The Island Fishing Co Ltd. London (John MacL. Methven, Grimsby, manager).
12.2.1920: Aberdeen registry closed.
14.2.1920: Registered at Grimsby (GY1065).
10.1920: Sold to Pogson Symonds & Co Ltd, Grimsby (George W. Pogson, Cleethorpes, manager).
4.1925: Sold to Andrew Craig, Aberdeen (managing owner).
1.5.1925: Grimsby registry closed.
5.5.1925: Registered at Aberdeen (A116).
16.9.1925: Sold to Janet Falconer Craig, James Leiper, William Craig & George Craig, Aberdeen (Andrew Craig, manager).
24.11.1936: Sold to Janet Falconer Craig, William Craig & George Craig, Aberdeen (Andrew Craig, manager).
12.1.1937: Sold to Silver Star Fishing Co Ltd, Aberdeen (Andrew Craig, manager).
12.12.1940: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Basil A. Parkes, Cleveleys, manager).
30.12.1942: Sold to Alexander Bruce & George Bruce, Aberdeen (George Bruce, manager).
7.3.1947: Registered at Aberdeen as MURTLEDENE (A116) (MoT Minute RG No.1584/46 dated 3.3.1947).
24.1.1949: Sold to George Bruce, Aberdeen.
1949: Sold for breaking up.
28.9.1949: Aberdeen registry closed “Vessel broken up”.
16/06/2011: page published. 4 updates since then.
05/08/2021: Updated history.