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Name: ESSEX
Type: Fishing Vessel
Launched: 08/03/1906
Completed: 04/1906
Builder: Smith's Dock Co Ltd
Yard: North Shields
Yard Number: 790
Dimensions: 220grt, 105nrt, 120.7 x 21.6 x 11.3ft
Engines: T3cyl (12, 20 & 33 x 24ins), 53nhp
Engines by: WVV Lidgerwood, Glasgow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 121607
History:
04/1906 Cornelius Cecil Morley & Sidney Morgan Price, Milford
15/08/1919 Essex Steam Trawling Co, Milford
1925 AS de Paraysulo, San Sebastian; renamed MARIA LUISA
1930 Pesquerias Pasaitarras, San Sebastian
by 1950 Josť Romero Nufiez, San Sebastian
No later history known
Comments: 1906: Allocated fishing registration number M193 at Milford
08/1914: Requisitioned by the Admiralty for use as a minesweeper
02/1915: Temporarily renamed ESSEX II for the duration
1919: Returned to owners
Not found in LR 1954