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Name: POLAR PRINCE
Type: Trawler
Launched: 02/03/1915
Completed: 09/1915
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 314
Dimensions: 194grt, 86nrt, 115.7 x 22.0 x 11.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 20 & 34 x 24ins), 80nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137371
History:
09/1915 Prince Steam Fishing Co Ltd (Richard Irvin, manager), North Shields
19XX R Irvin & Sons Ltd, North Shields
1941 Shields Engineering & Dry Dock Co Ltd, North Shields
30/05/1958 Broken up
Comments: 17/09/1915: Allocated fishing registration number SN171 at North Shields
09/1915: Hired by the Admiralty and converted to a minesweeper
1919: Returned to Owners
30/05/1958: Broken up at Gateshead by CW Dorkin & Co