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Name: SUNBEAM
Type: Fishing Vessel - Drifter
Launched: 28/07/1903
Completed: 08/1903
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 719
Dimensions: 79grt, 18nrt, 80.0 x 18.1 x 8.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (10.75 & 23 x 16ins), 22nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115106
History:
08/1903 Andrew Bremner, Wick
1924 William Oag,Wick
13/05/1925 Wrecked
Comments: Launch date confirmed by TIC records
1903: Allocated fishing registration number WK638 at Wick
01/1916: Hired by the Admiralty as a collier & tender
08/1918: Renamed SUNDORA
1919: Returned to owners & reverted to original name
13/05/1925: Wrecked NW of Duncansby Head


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 30/07/1903