Tyne and Wear HER(13959): Tynemouth, Young Ernie - Details
Tynemouth, Young Ernie
A British drifter (Spokes calls it a trawler) which had been requisitioned by the Royal Navy, and foundered following a collision off Tynemouth 18th April 1941. A steam propelled, steel vessel built in 1924. Two entries on the NMR, listed as off Tynemouth (NZ 46 NW 9 and NZ 46 NE 108).
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