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Name: NORTH TYNE
Type: Fishing vessel - Drifter
Launched: 28/05/1903
Completed: 1903
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 244
Dimensions: 79grt, 16nrt, 80.0 x 18.1 x 8.5ft
Engines: T3cyl, 35nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 99480
History:
1903 JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields
1906 Durham W Fitzgerald, South Shields
1908 Star Drift Fishing Co Ltd, Lowestoft; renamed VESPER STAR
1926 John McKenzie, Banff; registered at Buckie
1936 Broken up
Comments: 1903: Built for builders account (for stock)
1903: Allocated fishing registration number SSS3 at South Shields
1910: Allocated fishing registration number LT94 at Lowestoft
05/1915: Hired by the Admiralty for service as a net vessel
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun
1919: Returned to owners
1926: Allocated fishing registration number BCK439 at Buckie