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Name: MERCHANT PRINCE
Type: Trawler
Launched: 19/05/1898
Completed: 06/1898
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 201
Dimensions: 130grt, 23nrt, 96.0 x 19.3 x 10.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (16 & 32 x 22ins), 47nhp
Engines by: GT Grey & Co, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 105229
History:
18/06/1898 William Horsley Storey; registered at North Shields
1903 Prince Steam Fishing Co Ltd (Richard Irvin, manager), North Shields
03/08/1916 Sank
Comments: 18/06/1898: Allocated fishing registration number SN253 at North Shields
03/08/1916: Sank 14 miles SE of the Farne Islands