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Name: FAVO
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 20/05/1901
Completed: 06/1901
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 658
Dimensions: 77grt, 25nrt, 80.0 x 18.0 x 8.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (10.75 & 23 x 16ins), 22nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 113222
History:
06/1901 Orient Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby
1907 Andrew M Ritchie, Banff; registered at Banff
1919 Andrew R Mair, Banff
No later history known
Comments: 1907: Allocated fishing registration number BF477 at Banff
06/1915: Hired by the Admiralty as a net vessel
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun
1919: Returned to owners
Not found LR 1927


Above photo, taken when owned by Orient Steam Fishing, is copyright of Bill Blow