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Name: SIR HUGH BELL
Launched: 24/02/1913
Completed: 10/06/1913
Builder: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Yard Number: 283
Dimensions: 175grt, 79nrt, 115.0 x 21.2 x 10.3ft
Engines: 2 x L1cyl (32 x 54ins), 95nhp
Engines By: JP Rennoldson & Sons, South Shields
Propulsion: Paddle
Construction: Steel
Reg Number: 128828
History:
1913 Tees Conservancy Commissioners; registered at Middlesbrough
1958 Broken up
Comments: 27/06/1915 to 07/05/1920: On Admiralty service in the Eastern Mediterranean
31/12/1925: Stranded on Redcar Beach
13/01/1926: Refloated
1958: Broken up by Van den Bossche & Co at Antwerp


Above photo is courtesy of Alan Hughes

Above photo is copyright Steve Frost

Above photo of PD Port's model is courtesy of Mori Flapan

Above photo of PD Port's model is courtesy of Mori Flapan