Trawler Eileen Duncan, Duncan John & Sons Ltd.



Silver gelatin print by J.H. Williams, ca. 1930s. Image shows the trawler Eileen Duncan (LL36), leaving Canning Half-Tide Dock. The Eileen Duncan was requistitioned as a minesweeper by the Royal Navy for war service during both the First and Second World Wars. She was sunk during an air raid at Bergen Wharf, North Shields, on 30 September 1941, resulting in the loss of 8 lives.