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Name: FERNSIDE
Type: Cargo Ship
Launched: 11/04/1921
Completed: 06/1921
Builder: RB Harrison & Sons Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number: 1
Dimensions: 269grt, 98nrt, 117.1 x 22.2 x 9.1ft
Engines: C2cyl (15 & 32 x 22ins), 57rhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 144834
History:
06/1921 Wear Steam Shipping Co (T Rose), Sunderland
26/02/1942 Missing
Comments: 26/02/1942: Sailed from Hartlepool & presumed sunk by air attack off Banff
On a voyage from Hartlepool to Wick with a cargo of coal
2007: Wreck located 4 miles off Stonehaven


Above photo courtesy of Clive Ketley

Above photo courtesy of Stephen Swinhoe

Shields Daily News, Tuesday, 12/04/1921