John Stevenson Collection
Official No: 137640 Port and Year: Granton, 1920 (GN73)
Kirkcaldy, 1924 (KY33)
Berwick-on-Tweed, 1928 (BK271)
Lowestoft, 1940 (LT129)
Description: Admiralty steel drifter / liner; single screw, coal burning. Ketch rigged.
Built: 1918: John Lewis & Sons, Aberdeen. (Yard no. 65)
Tonnage: 97 grt 42 net.
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 85.8 / 18.6 / 9.2
Engine: T.3-cyl; 34 hp; (and boiler) by J. Lewis & Sons, Aberdeen.
6 Jul 1920: Fishery Board of Scotland.
As THORNTREE GN73
24 Jul 1920: John Horne, 9 Weir's Buildings, Cockenzie, Haddington.
Dec 1924: Adam Vyse, 23 Park Ave., North Shields.
Manager: John T. Graham, Thordesa, Anstruther, Fife.
As MARY & JANE BK271
1928: James Dougal, 'The Moorings', Eyemouth, Berwick.
Sep 1939: Arthur C. Mitchell, Stradbrook Lodge, The Rath, Milford
20 Mar 1940: Mitchell Bros. (Jackora Ltd.), Docks, Milford.
Manager: A. C. Mitchell
As JACKORA LT129
Landed at Milford:
As MARY & JANE BCK271: 18 Sep 1939 - 24 Mar 1940
As JACKORA LT129: 2 Apr 1940 - 9 Jun 1945.
[For white fish during the summer months only, from 1948 - 1955.]
16 Dec 1918: Delivered to the Admiralty (No. 3926) as MIRAGE. 1 x 6 pdr.
20 Jul 1921: Fishing off Berwickshire coast (Sk. John Horne). Refused to stop when ordered by Fishery Board for Scotland vessel Maelstrom after sighting fishing inside the legal limit off St. Abbs. Arrested after 60 mile chase and also charged with failing to display or concealing, name and port of registration. At Duns Sheriff Court fined a total of £140.
[ Thanks to Gil Mayes for major alterations and additions. ]
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