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Name: FOUR
Type: Fishing Vessel - Drifter
Launched: 19/05/1900
Completed: 07/1900
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 634
Dimensions: 84grt, 28nrt, 80.0 x 18.6 x 8.6ft
Engines: C2cyl (12 & 23 x 16ins), 23nhp
Engines by: Smith's Dock Co Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 111056
History:
07/1900 Smith's Dock Trust Co Ltd, Great Yarmouth
1902 Swansea Steam Fishing Co Ltd (CH Shaw, manager), Swansea
1906 John Summers, Peterhead
23/06/1915 Sank
Comments: 1900: Allocated fishing registration number YH480 at Yarmouth
1902: Allocated fishing registration number SA10 at Swansea
1906: Allocated fishing registration number P108 at Peterhead
23/06/1915: Sunk by gunfire from U-Boat, 45 miles NExE of Outer Skerries


Above photo courtesy of George Robinson