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Name: JOHN DONOVAN
Type: Trawler
Launched: 14/05/1914
Completed: 01/08/1914
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 301
Dimensions: 206grt, 78nrt, 117.0 x 21.6 x 12.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (13, 21.5 & 35 x 24ins), 82nhp
Engines by: JT Eltringham & Co Ltd
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137356
History:
27/08/1914 Robert Hastie; registered at North Shields
12/11/1915 R Hastie & Sons Ltd, North Shields
04/10/1957 North Eastern Fisheries Ltd, Aberdeen
1958 Broken up
Comments: 29/08/1914: Allocated fishing registration number SN52 at North Shields
12/1914: Requisitioned as a minesweeper (Ad No 435) & based at Peterhead
1919: Returned to owners
25/12/1958: Arrived at Hamburg to be broken up by F & W Joch


Above photo courtesy of Photoship