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Name: KIRKLAND
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 08/10/1908
Completed: 11/1908
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 819
Dimensions: 224grt, 86nrt, 120.5 x 21.6 x 11.5ft
Engines: T3cyl, 57nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 125744
History:
11/1908 GHD Birt & DJ Davies, Milford; registered at London
20/08/1917 Sank
Comments: 1907: Allocated fishing registration number LO282 at London
08/1914: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
20/08/1917: Sunk by a mine off Fugla Skerry, Papastour, Shetland
Mined laid by U-Boat U80


Above photo as KIRKLAND copyright of the National Museum of Wales