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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:
31/10/1907 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 on board were killed, including 5 crew, 10 pilots & 4 assistants


Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is courtesy of Kevin Blair

Above photo is copyright of South Shields Libraries