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Name Official number Flag IMO
GOWANLEA  125355  GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1914     
Vessel type Vessel description
Fishing Drifter  Wood Screw Steamer  
Builder Yard Yard no
Scott & Yule, Fraserburgh    
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
84 grt / 35 nrt / 89.1 ft  18.8 ft  8.8 ft   
Engine builder John Lewis & Sons Ltd., Aberdeen
Engine detail
T.3cyl, "16in", 27hp, 1-Screw. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
John Strachan, Inverallochy & R. Strachan, Cairnbulg, A. Tait & others, Fraserburgh  Fraserburgh  28/09/1914 
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
Fishing No. FR105.
1920 John & William McPherson, Hopeman. Regd. Inverness. INS168. 
Vessel history
1915-1919 Admiralty Service. (No.2102) Anti submarine net vessel fitted with 6 pounder gun 
Remarks
Skipper Watt, won the Victoria Cross whilst in charge of this vessel during an action against enemy cruisers in the Adriatic. His engineer won the D.S.M.

There is a model of the Gowanlea in the Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther 
End year Fate / Status
1937  Broken Up  
Disposal Detail
Broken up Orkneys 1937 
 

 



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