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Name: ELSWICK NO 2
Type: Wherry
Launched: 1939
Completed: 1939
Builder: RB Harrison & Sons Ltd
Yard: Bill Quay
Yard Number:
Dimensions: 50disp, 55.0 x 23.0 x ?ft
Engines: None; (19XX: Oil engine)
Engines by: n/a
Propulsion: None; (19XX: 1 x Screw)
Construction: Wood
Reg Number: n/a
History:
1930 Vickers, Scotswood, Newcastle
195X N Keedy & Sons
197X Maritime Trust
1976 Tyne & Wear Museum Service
No later history known
Comments: A traditionally built clinker hull
Later fitted with a small oil engine
1976: Stored at Beamish Museum


Above photos, showing ELSWICK NO 2 under construction, copyright of Newcastle University

Above photo copyright of Tyne and Wear Archive & Museums