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Customs and Excise Register of Sea Fishing Boats
Port Letters & No: 
Owners & Port History
 WK 109
( chronological order)
Name:  As BF 797 Adequate  

1. Owner: Peter Cowie (Skipper), Peter Cowie jnr. and John Scott all of Portessie in the County of Banff, Fishermen, until 1906 September 10th.

Official Number: 

Port: Portessie


As WK 109 Adequate

  2. Owner: George Stewart and William Stewart of Wick.  


1902 March 24th., William Wood and Son, Lossiemouth.

Port: Wick  
  3. Owner:   
Type of Vessel:  Port:   
 Lugger, Zulu, carvel, 1st class, 6 men and 1 boy, nets and lines. 4. Owner:   
Dimensions: Port:   
  77.0ft. loa.,  60.0ft. lok., 19.5ft.b., 6.0ft.d. 5. Owner:   
Tonnage:  Port:   
  40.54nrt. 6. Owner:   
Propulsion:  Port:   
 Lug rigged; foresail, jib and mizzen. Motorised, date unknown.    

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 1914 to 1916      


 1902 March 24th., completed and delivered.

1902 March 27th., registered BF 797 Adequate.

1906 Banff registry closed September 10th., vessel sold to Wick.

1906 September registered WK 109 Adequate.

1914 November on hire to Admiralty; Ad No MB 158.

1916 December 2nd., sunk in collision off Kirkabista Light.

1916 December Wick Registry closed.