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Name: PROTECTOR
Type: Pilot Vessel
Launched: 09/09/1907
Completed: 10/1907
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 251
Dimensions: 200grt, 27nrt, 110.0 x 22.1 x 10.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (11, 18 & 30 x 21ins), 50rhp
Engines by: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 119905
History:
10/1907 Tyne Pilotage Commissioners, South Shields
31/12/1916 Sank
Comments: 31/12/1916: Whilst attending to a vessel off the Tyne, she hit a mine and exploded
All 19 members of the crew and pilots killed


Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is copyright of South Shields Libraries