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Name: HYACINTH
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 28/07/1903
Completed: 08/1903
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 718
Dimensions: 79grt, 18nrt, 80.0 x 18.1 x 8.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (10.75 & 23 x 16ins), 22nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 117481
History:
08/1903 The Herring Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft
06/1919 William H East Snr, Milford Haven
25/03/1924 Sank
Comments: Launch date confirmed by TIC records
1903: Allocated fishing registration number LT997 at Lowestoft
05/1915: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a net vessel; renamed HYACINTH II
1919: Allocated fishing registration number M173 at Milford
25/03/1924: Foundered 20 miles off Holyhead


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 30/07/1903