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Name: TROPIC BIRD
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 27/03/1907
Completed: 05/1907
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 342
Dimensions: 96grt, 35nrt, 82.4 x 18.3 x 8,5ft
Engines: 35nhp
Engines by:
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 124644
History:
05/1907 Murrey & Cowie, Banff
by 1910 George Murrey, Banff
1923 Alexander Ross, Banff
No later history known
Comments: 1907: Allocated fishing registration number BF543 at Banff
07/1915: Hired by the Admiralty as a boom defence vessel
1919: Returned to owners
Still listed in MNL 1937