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Name: GENERAL GORDON
Type: Fishing Vessel - Trawler
Launched: 1885
Completed: 03/1885
Builder: Richard Wouldhave & William Johnson
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 97grt, 30nrt, 90.5 x 18.2 x 8.9ft
Engines: SL1cyl, 30nhp
Engines by: RB Findlay & Son, North Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: 91077
History:
04/1885 JG Bridges, D Slimon, W Walker, WK Kreiger & R Nicholson, Leith
12/01/1886 Sank
Comments: 1885: Allocated fishing registration number LH1125 at Leith
12/01/1886: Struck Norman Reef & foundered off May Island, Firth of Forth


Shields Daily News, Friday, 27/03/1885

Shields Daily News, Saturday, 10/04/1886