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Name: JOHN C MEIKLE
Type: Trawler
Launched: 20/05/1914
Completed: 09/1914
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 304
Dimensions: 194grt, 86nrt, 115.8 x 22.0 x 11.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 20 & 34 x 24ins), 80nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137359
History:
09/1914 Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, North Shields
12/1919 Irvin & Johnson (South Africa) Ltd, Cape Town
No further history known
Comments: 21/09/1914: Registered at North Shields as SN70
11/1914: Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No 436) and based at Harwich
1919: Returned to Owners
10/12/1919: North Shields registry closed
Still listed in LR 1944