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Name: GROUSE
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 15/04/1897
Completed: 05/1897
Builder: Edwards Brothers
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 550
Dimensions: 143grt, 39nrt, 106.0 x 20.5 x 11.0ft; (1910: 167grt, 65nrt, 118.3ft)
Engines: T3cyl (12, 18 & 30 x 21ins), 41nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 108525
History:
05/1897 Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd (JEA Kelsall), Manchester
1928 Broken up
Comments: 1897: Allocated fishing registration number FD169 at Fleetwood
1899: Allocated fishing registration number H100 at Hull
1910: Lengthened to 118.3ft
10/1914: Admiralty requisition for use as a minesweeper
Armed with 1 x 12pdr gun
03/1919: Released to owners
1928: Broken up


Above photo courtesy of Alan Hirst