View Full Version : Fishing Vessel KY569 ISLE OF MAY.

Mark Simpson
27th May 2007, 09:02
I am looking for any info and history of the Isle of may KY569 built Leith 1896. can any one help please.

Many Thanks Mark.

31st May 2007, 19:13
fone jonah, i'm sure he was at the launch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:D

jim mccreadie
27th June 2007, 04:48
Isle of May. ID-NO 1102208. Built 1896. Builder Hawthorns, Leith. Yard NO 57.
Registration KY569, KY designating Kirkaldy as port of registration.

"After her return from the Yarmouth Fishing the Anstruther Steam Fishing Company sold the third Liner the "Isle of May". She was purchased by Messrs Murray and Co. of Saltcoats to be used as a fish carrier on the Clyde. The price paid was 1650. The cost of this liner several years before was 3,000."

Sunshine BF510, BF designating Banff as port of registration.

Sent PM to original enquirer.

Jim McCreadie
Western Australia