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Name: EIGHTEEN
Type: Fishing Vessel - Drifter
Launched: 22/07/1901
Completed: 08/1901
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 664
Dimensions: 78grt, 25nrt, 80.0 x 18.0 x 8.2ft; (1914: 78grt, 34nrt)
Engines: C2cyl (10.75 & 23 x 16ins), 22nhp
Engines by: MacColl & Pollock, Sunderland
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 111093
History:
08/1901 Smith's Dock Trust Co Ltd, Great Yarmouth
1914 William Strachan, Peterhead; renamed W J R
No later history known
Comments: 1901: Allocated fishing registration number YH611 at Great Yarmouth
1914: Allocated fishing registration number PD150 at Peterhead
05/1915: Hired by the Admiralty as a net vessel
Armed with 1 x 3pdr gun
1919: Returned to owners
1925: Register closed