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Name: TWENTY THREE
Type: Drifter
Launched: 05/02/1902
Completed: 03/1902
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 672
Dimensions: 80grt, 34nrt, 80.0 x 18.1 x 8.2ft
Engines: C2cyl (10.75 & 23 x 16ins), 22nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 115509
History:
03/1902 Smith's Dock Trust Co Ltd, Great Yarmouth
1914 Alexander Ross, Findochty; renamed LYRE BIRD
1919 Isaac Flett, Findochty
No later history known
Comments: 1902: Allocated fishing registration number YH672 at Great Yarmouth
1917: Allocated fishing registration number BCK174 at Buckie
1930: Register closed


Above photo as LYRE BIRD courtesy of Trawlerphotos