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Name: ARCTIC PRINCE
Type: Trawler
Launched: 15/02/1915
Completed: 03/1915
Builder: JT Eltringham & Co
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 311
Dimensions: 194grt, 86nrt, 115.5 x 22.0 x 11.9ft
Engines: T3cyl (13.5, 22 & 36 x 27ins), 80nhp
Engines by: Shields Engineering Co Ltd, North Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 137367
History:
03/1915 Prince Steam Fishing Co Ltd (Richard Irvin, manager), North Shields
12/02/1925 Swansea Steam Trawling Co, Milford Haven
03/1926 TC & F Moss (Harold Moss, manager), Grimsby; renamed CLIFTON
01/03/1954 Broken up
Comments: 27/03/1915: Registered at North Shields as SN169
04/1914: Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad No 1470) and based at Larne
19/04/1917: Severely damaged after striking a mine. Four crewmen killed
1919: Returned to Owners
12/02/1925: Registered at Milford Haven as M37
03/1926: Registered at Grimsby as GY388
11/1939: Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (FY898)
03/1946: Returned to Owners