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Name: HAWK
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 1897
Completed: 08/1897
Builder: Edwards Brothers
Yard: Howdon
Yard Number: 547
Dimensions: 243grt, 82nrt, 133.7 x 21.6 x 10.8ft
Engines: T3cyl (13.5, 22.5 & 38 x 27ins), 70nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 108582
History:
08/1897 Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd (JEA Kelsall), Manchester
17/02/1917 Sank
Comments: 1897: Allocated fishing registration number FD176 at Fleetwood
1899: Allocated fishing registration number H238 at Hull
11/1914: Admiralty requisition as a minesweeper
17/02/1917: Torpedoed & sunk by U-Boat U64, 120 miles SE of Malta at 34.04N 16.27E