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Name: PITGAVENY
Type: Fishing Vessel - Drifter
Launched: 05/04/1909
Completed: 05/1909
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 406
Dimensions: 88grt, 29nrt, 82.2 x 18.5 x 8.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (9.25, 15 & 22 x 16ins), 25nhp
Engines by: Elliott & Carrood Ltd, Beccles, Suffolk
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 127514
History:
05/1909 Peter Smith, Lossiemouth; registered at Inverness
1920 William Reid, Lossiemouth
1925 James Mair, Portknockie; registered at Banff
No later history known
Comments: 1909: Allocated fishing registration number INS11 at Inverness
05/1915: Hired by the Admiralty as a minesweeper & net vessel
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun
1919: Returned to owners
Still listed in MNL 1938