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Name: WYRE
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 17/03/1900
Completed: 04/1900
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 629
Dimensions: 182grt, 70nrt, 115.5 x 21.1 x 11.6ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 20 & 32 x 22.5ins), 52nhp
Engines by: North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co Ltd, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 109673
History:
04/1900 Wyre Steam Trawling Co Ltd (JN Ward), Fleetwood
02/1911 Herbert Field & Thomas Hudson, Hull; renamed FLORENCE DOMBEY
1926 Mrs E Irvin (TT Irvin), Aberdeen
1931 Thomas T Irvin jnr, Aberdeen
05/05/1933 Sank
Comments: 1900: Allocated fishing registration number FD196 at Fleetwood
09/1915: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a boom defence trawler
09/1918: Returned to owners
01/1920: Allocated fishing registration number A264 at Aberdeen
05/05/1933: Sank 6 miles north of Longstone light after water ingress
into the engine-room. At position 55.45N 01.37W