Official No: 89818 Port and Year: North Shields, 1886 (SN1515)
Swansea, 1890 (SA13)
Description: Iron steam trawler.
Built: South Shields, 1886
Tonnage: 75 grt 24 net.
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 85.0 / 16.9 / 9.0
Engine: 25 hp.
1886: William Osten Jnr., North Shields.
1890: John Benson, Swansea.
Landed at Milford: 18 Dec 1890 - 10 Mar 1892.
Skippers: 1890-91: George Horth
1891-92: B. Jackson
20 March 1889: Steering gear failed when entering North Shields in a gale, but was repaired by the crew, and she entered port safely. [The Times, 23rd March 1889.]
23 Mar 1892: Foundered off the Smalls. [See below.]
Accidents and Incidents
From The Liverpool Mercury of Saturday 26th March 1892:
Gleaner (Milford, March 25) — The steam trawler Gleaner, of Swansea, foundered on the 23rd, 20 miles S.S.W. off Smalls. Blowdown cock of boiler off, vessel filled and foundered.
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