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Name: GUIDE ME
Type: Fishing Vessel - Drifter
Launched: 19/11/1903
Completed: 12/1903
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 731
Dimensions: 77grt, 20nrt, 80.0 x 18.1 x 8.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (10.75 & 23 x 16ins), 52nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118684
History:
12/1903 William Thomson, Banff
1919 Robert Cowe, Eyemouth, registered at Berwick
1921 Irvin & Johnson (South Africa) Ltd, Cape Town; registered at Cape Town
No later history known
Comments: 1903: Allocated fishing registration number BF1410 at Banff
12/1914: Hired by the Admiralty as a boom defence vessel
Armed with 1 x 3pdr gun
1919: Returned to owners
Still listed in MNL 1940