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Name: WELFARE
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 27/05/1903
Completed: 06/1903
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 712
Dimensions: 79grt, 18nrt, 80.0 x 18.1 x 8.3ft
Engines: C2cyl (10.75 & 23 x 16ins), 22nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 118671
History:
06/1903 Reid, Hay & Gordon, Banff
1903 Robert Gordon, Fraserburgh; registered at Banff
by 1907 William Reid Snr, Buckie
1924 William Reid Jnr, Buckie
No later history known
Comments: 1903: Allocated fishing registration number BF1296 at Banff
07/1915: Hired by the Admiralty as a boom defence vessel
1919: Returned to owners
Still listed in MNL 1937


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