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Name: LOYAL PRINCE
Type: Trawler
Launched: 21/05/1913
Completed: 05/1913
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 295
Dimensions: 208grt, 81nrt, 115.3 x 22.2 x 11.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 20 & 34 x 24ins), 82nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 133313
History:
05/1913 Prince Steam Fishing Co Ltd (Richard Irvin, manager), North Shields
22/07/1915 W Rayner & R Boyle (R Boyle, manager), North Shields
24/04/1919 W Rayner, North Shields
1928 CR Grimmer, Aberdeen
1931 J Gore & AJ Spence, Aberdeen
1933 Gorspen Steam Fishing Co Ltd (AJ Spence, manager), Aberdeen; renamed GORSPEN
03/04/1940 Sank
Comments: 14/07/1913: Registered at North Shields as SN244
08/1914: Requisitioned and converted to Armed Patrol Vessel (Ad No 51) and based on the Humber
1919: Returned to Owners
1928: Registered at Aberdeen as A376
03/04/1940: Whilst fishing 31 miles NE from the Out Skerries Shetland, attacked and sunk by German aircraft