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Name: TENBY CASTLE
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 16/01/1908
Completed: 03/1908
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 370
Dimensions: 256grt, 111nrt, 125.5 x 22.1 x 12.1ft
Engines: T3cyl (12.5, 21 & 35 x 26ins), 80nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 124726
History:
03/1908 Castle Steam Trawlers Ltd (C Heron), Swansea
No later history known
Comments: 1908: Allocated fishing registration number SA53 at Swansea
02/1915: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun & 1 x 7.5ins bomb thrower
1919: Returned to owner
1926: Register closed