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Name: RHODESIA
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 04/08/1898
Completed: 1898
Builder: R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co Ltd
Yard: Hebburn
Yard Number: 363
Dimensions: 110grt, 16nrt, 93.6 x 18.6 x 9.7ft
Engines: C2cyl (14 & 30 x 21ins), 33nhp
Engines by: Baird & Barnsley, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109892
History:
1898 Irvin Steam Fishing Co Ltd, North Shields
1908 Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, North Shields
01/08/1916 Sank
Comments: 01/08/1916: Captured and sunk by U-Boat UB39
In a position 4 miles ESE of the Tyne