Tyne and Wear HER(13835): Ryhope, Bovic - Details
109-ton, Royal Navy Armed Trawler ran aground after a collision 5th May 1917. Located very close to the coast, approximately 2 miles north of Seaham. Another entry on the NMR database for this ship is given as NZ 56 SW 61 (1366709). This entry gives the location of the Bovic as 3 miles SE of Souter Point. A construction date is also given as 1896.
National Monuments Record (908711 &1366709); Ian T. Spokes Wreck Database; Richard and Bridget Larn 1997 Shipwreck index of the British Isles, volume 3. The east coast of England : Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, County Durham, Northumberland Section 6, County Durham (CF); 1988 British vessels lost at sea 1914-18 and 1939-45 Section II Page(s)22; J J Colledge 1989 Ships of the Royal Navy, volume 2: navy-built trawlers, drifters, tugs and requisitioned ships from the fifteenth century to the present Page(s)39; Hydrographic Office wreck index 09-MAR-1993