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Name: ROYAL PRINCE
Type: Trawler
Launched: 13/08/1889
Completed: 10/1889
Builder: JT Eltringham
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 153
Dimensions: 103grt, 41nrt, 92.1 x 18.2 x 9.9ft
Engines: C2cyl (16 & 32 x 22ins), 40nhp, 180ihp
Engines by: Baird & Barnsley, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 96498
History:
10/1889 William Horsley Storey, North Shields
1902 Richard Irvin & JW Simpson, North Shields
1907 J Donaldson, Cockenzie, East Lothian
07/05/1918 Sank
Comments: 08/10/1889: Allocated fishing registration number SN70 at North Shields
11/12/1890: Stranded at Goswick Sands Northumberland,
refloated at high tide with no apparent damage.
02/1907: Allocated fishing registration number LH148 at Leith
22/01/1911: Refloated after grounding in heavy fog on Longscar Rocks,
Teesmouth and taken to Hartlepool.
20/05/1911: Sank 1 mile SE of the Bass Rock, Firth of Forth
Crew rescued by North Berwick Lifeboat.