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Name: UPTON CASTLE
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 25/07/1896
Completed: 08/1896
Builder: Edwards Brothers
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 520
Dimensions: 146grt, 49nrt, 106.5 x 20.9 x 11.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 19 & 32 x 22.5ins), 55nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 107043
History:
07/1896 Castle Steam Trawlers Ltd (GHD Birt), Milford
10/05/1897 Registered at London
1906 Registered at Swansea
by 1910 John Smart Jnr, North Shields
15/07/1915 T Davidson, Aberdeen
04/1917 T Langley, Grimsby
24/04/1917 Sank
Comments: 1896: Allocated fishing registration number M125 at Milford
1897: Allocated fishing registration number LO152 at London
1906: Allocated fishing registration number SA22 at Swansea
1917: Allocated fishing registration number GY1047 at Grimsby
24/04/1917: Captured & scuttled by U-Boat UC29, 60 miles E of Longstone