S.T. City of Edinburgh II FD185


Official Number: 124699
Yard Number: 191
Completed: 1908
Gross Tonnage:300
Net Tonnage: 108
Length: 130.0 ft
Breadth: 23.1 ft
Depth: 12.1 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl by Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Boiler: A. Stephenson & Co Ltd, Hebburn-on-Tyne
Built: Dundee Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Dundee


15.12.1907: Launched by Dundee Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Dundee (Yd.No.191) for Thomas Frederick Kelsall (64/64), Fleetwood as CITY OF EDINBURGH II.
1.1908: Completed.
30.1.1908: Registered at Fleetwood (FD185).
30.1.1908: Thomas Frederick Kelsall designated managing owner.
24.2.1908: Thomas F. Kelsall shares (6/64) sold to Capt. Lars J. Larsen Fleetwood and mortgaged to William Deacons Bank Ltd, London (A).
13.2.1908: Nine Bills of Sale. Thomas F Kelsall shares (42/64) sold to Horace Bourne, Poulton-le-Fylde (14/64); John Johnson, Manchester (8/64); Walter Smith, Parkgate, Rotherham (4/64); Walter Smith, Parkgate, Rotherham (4/64); Mabel Beeching Kelsall, Southport (4/64); Sarah Jane Bowdin, Blackgang, IoW (4/64); Robert Bolton, Wigan (2/64); Richard Harold Fisher, Shevington, Nr Wigan (2/64); Henrietta Fisher, Shevington, Nr Wigan (2/64) and Charles Arthur Cawood, Fleetwood (2/64). Thomas F. Kelsall designated managing owner.
Pre 1914: Sold to Fred Kelsall & Co Ltd (64/64), Fleetwood. Thomas F. Kelsall designated manager.
1.1.1914: Tonnage altered to 114.60 net under provision of Merchant Shipping Act 1907.
10.1.1915: Commissioned at Fleetwood.
20.3.1915: Arrived Devonport. Fitted for auxiliary patrol duties.
26.3.1915: Mounting fitted, gun not available. Fitted with mine-sweep.
30.3.1915: Allocated Unit No.85 – Section D based Isles of Scilly (Sk. J. Gant RNR).
2.1.1916-8.1.1916: Refit at Devonport. Relief HM Trawler CARBINEER (Ad.No.1164).
10.1916: Allocated Unit Nos. 85, 87, 147 – Sections C, D, E, F 1st Division based Isles of Scilly (Sk. H.G. Millman RNR). Fitted with 1-3pdr.
8.9.1918: Sold to Ernest Taylor & Noah Ashworth (64/64 joint owners), Fleetwood. Joseph A. Taylor designated manager.
1.10.1918: At Isles of Scilly for General Patrol and Escort work
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Fleetwood.
1921: Sold to Ramon de Carranza, Cadiz.
26.7.1921: Fleetwood registry closed.
7.1921: Registered at San Sebastian as PACO (SS-2-608).
Pre 1927: Sold to Pescaderias Coruñesas S.A., Madrid (Luis Lamigueiro, manager).
1931: Sold to Ramon de Carranza, Cadiz.
1948: Sold to Hijos de V. Larrañaga, Cadiz. Registered at Cadiz as LARRAIZ.
1948: Fitted for burning oil fuel, F.P. above 150° F.
4.1.1952: Stranded on Cap Blanc, Western Sahara in approximate position 21.45N 17.00W. Became a total loss.

S.T. City of Edinburgh II FD185

S.T. City of Edinburgh II FD185
Picture (As LARRAIZ) Courtesy of Jan Harteveld

16/05/2012: Page published. 6 updates since then.
11/12/2019: Updated information.