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Name: BENINGTON
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 16/07/1890
Completed: 08/1890
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons Ltd
Yard: South Shields
Yard Number: 123
Dimensions: 131grt, 39nrt, 95.0 x 20.4 x 10.5ft
Engines: C2cyl (15 & 29 x 21ins), 35nhp
Engines by: JP Rennoldson & Sons Ltd, South Shields
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 98286
History:
08/1890 Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Boston
1907 Colin R Sellar, Forres; registered at Peterhead
1912 Lighthouse Fishing Co Ltd, Yarmouth
07/05/1915 Sank
Comments: 1915: Allocated fishing registration number A236 at Aberdeen
07/05/1915: Captured by U-Boat U39 & sunk by gunfire, 10 miles SE of Peterhead


Shields Daily Gazette, Thursday, 17/07/1890