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Name: VANGUARD III
Type: Fishing Vessel - Drifter
Launched: 03/12/1903
Completed: 03/1904
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 739
Dimensions: 83grt, 18nrt, 82.1 x 18.5 x 8.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (12 & 26 x 16ins), 28nhp
Engines by: WVG Lidgerwood, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 117573
History:
03/1904 Martin Gardner & Sons, Cellardyke; registered at Kirkcaldy
1912 Martin Gardner Jnr, Cellardyke
1919 Henry Gardner, Cellardyke
1922 John Hay, Buckie; registered at Buckie
1936 Broken up
Comments: 1904: Allocated fishing registration number KY693 at Kirkaldy
06/1915: Hired by the Admiralty as a patrol boat & hydrophone tender
1919: Returned to owners
1922: Allocated fishing registration number BCK419 at Buckie
1936: Broken up at Charlestown, Fife


Above photo courtesy of Ships Nostalgia