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Name: ABELARD
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 07/12/1908
Completed: 01/1909
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 392
Dimensions: 187grt, 70nrt, 110.8 x 21.0 x 11.7ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 19 & 32 x 22.5ins), 64nhp
Engines by: WVV Lidgerwood, Coatbridge
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128744
History:
01/1909 FR Greenish & E Gerrish (SM Price), Milford
24/12/1916 Wrecked
Comments: 1909: Allocated fishing registration number M17 at Milford
08/1914: Requisitioned by the Admiralty as a minesweeper
Armed with 1 x 6pdr gun
24/12/1916: Wrecked off Plymouth breakwater