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Name: WREN
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 16/06/1897
Completed: 07/1897
Builder: Edwards Brothers
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 553
Dimensions: 143grt, 39nrt, 106.0 x 20.5 x 11.0ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 18 & 30 x 21ins), 41nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 108530
History:
07/1897 Kelsall Brothers & Beeching Ltd (JEA Kelsall), Manchester
18/12/1923 Sank
Comments: 1897: Allocated fishing registration number FD174 at Fleetwood
1899: Allocated fishing registration number H215 at Hull
09/1912: Lengthened at Goole to 119ft, 168grt
11/1914: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a patrol boat
07/1918: Renamed WHITETHROAT
03/1919: Released to owners; renamed WREN
18/12/1923: Sank in a severe storm in the North Sea


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