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Gilbert Mayes

Bosun's Watch

Bill Blow

Scottish Fishermens Nautical Almanac

Mariners Almanac

Olsens Almanac

British Warships 1914-1919: Dittmar and Colledge

British Vessels Lost at Sea 1914-1918 and 1939-1945: John Young HMSO

Steam Drifters: Jim Tarvit



Port Letters & No: 
Owners & Port History
PD 135
( chronological order)

1. Owner:  Alexander Brown, 43 Landale Road, Peterhead & others (managing owner) 1914

Morning Star  
Official Number:  Port: Peterhead  
117408 2. Owner:  Alexander Wood jnr., 29 Broad Street, Peterhead (managing owner) 1919  
Built:  Port: Peterhead  
1904, Gibb & Co., Galmpton, Devon. 3. Owner: Northern Fishing Co., (Peterhead) Ltd., Peterhead ( Alexander Wood jnr., 66 St Peter Street, Peterhead, manager) 1920  
Type of Vessel:  Port: Peterhead  
Steam Screw Dandy, 1st class, 10 men, nets. 4. Owner: John A Beaton 11, Duff Street, Aberdeen ( Robert Milne, 13 Bridge Street, Aberdeen, manager) 1925  
Length:  Port:  Aberdeen?  
   81.7ft. loa., 18.2ft b., 8.1ft d. 5. Owner:  
Tonnage:  Port:  
  68.02grt., 29nt. 6. Owner:  
Engine Power:  Port:  
Steam engine 25nhp.    

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1914 to 1927      


1904 completed and registered DH 14 Morning Star.

1906, May, Dartmouth registry closed, vessel sold to Lowestoft.

1906 registered in Lowestoft, May 8th, LT 255 Morning Star.

1909 Lowestoft registry closed January 26th., boat sold to Yarmouth.

1909 registered in Yarmouth, January 28th., YH 479 Morning Star.

1914 Yarmouth registry closed, January 19th., boat sold to Peterhead.

1914 registered in Peterhead, January 21st., PD 135 Morning Star.

1915 on hire to Admiralty as anti submarine net vessel; Ad No 2716; renamed Morning Star V; fitted with one 47mm gun.

1917 employed as harbour patrol vessel, based Newhaven Sussex.

1919 returned to owners; name returned to Morning Star.

1927 Peterhead registry closed, vessel sold for breaking up.