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Name: SOUTH TYNE
Type: Fishing vessel - Drifter
Launched: 28/05/1903
Completed: 1903
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 245
Dimensions: 79grt, 16nrt, 80.0 x 18.1 x 8.5ft
Engines: T3cyl, 35nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 119901
History:
1903 JT Eltringham & Co, South Shields
1904 J Cameron & A Irwin, St Monance, Fife
15/09/1910 James Hellings, Milford Haven
10/06/1912 William Evans & Sarah Jane Hellings, Milford Haven
10/12/1914 Edward James Hellings & Sarah James Hellings, Milford Haven
1918 William C Evans, Milford Haven
1922 Edward James Hellings, Milford Haven
11/07/1933 Sank
Comments: 1903: Built as a stock vessel to the shipbuilder's account
1903: Allocated fishing registration number SSS1 at South Shields
1904: Allocated fishing registration number ML83 at Methil
15/09/1910: Allocated fishing registration number M60 at Milford Haven
12/1915: Hired by the Admiralty as a Net Vessel, based at Malta
Armed with 1 x 3pdr gun
1919: Returned to Owners
11/07/1933: Foundered in the Rosehearty Fairway, Moray Firth.


Above photo courtesy of John Stevenson