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Name: MOULMEIN
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 25/05/1895
Completed: 06/1895
Builder: Edwards Brothers
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 503
Dimensions: 151grt, 40nrt, 106.0 x 20.6 x 11.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 18 & 30 x 21ins), 50nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 104239
History:
06/1895 G Beeching & Co, Fleetwood
1897 Kelsall Bros & Beeching Ltd, Hull
05/1913 George Clarkson, Fleetwood
08/1913 The Devon Steam Trawling Co Ltd (G Clarkson), Fleetwood
11/1916 H Smethurst et al, Grimsby
28/03/1917 Sank
Comments: 1895: Allocated fishing registration number FD132 at Fleetwood
1897: Allocated fishing registration number H61 at Hull
22/10/1904: Damaged by gunfire from Russian naval vessels in the 'Dogger Bank incident'
1913: Allocated fishing registration number FD187 at Fleetwood
1916: Allocated fishing registration number GY1007 at Grimsby
28/03/1917: Sank after being captured and scuttled by U-Boat UC77
when 25 miles NE of the Longstone Light at position 56.00N - 01.13W


Above photo courtesy of Mike Thompson