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Macbeth GY 69

Macbeth Built 1917 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley Ordered by the Hull Northern Fishing Co Ltd but bought by the Admiralty before completion Built as Hugh Black  1919 Registered by the Admiralty as a trawler  1923 Bought by the Hull Northern Fishing Co Ltd Hull renamed as Macbeth H 827  06/04/1929 Sold to the Diamonds Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby renamed Ogano GY 69  1939 Bought by the St. Andrews Steam Fishing Co Ltd Hull    28/05/1940 Requisitioned as a minesweeper  24/11/1944 Returned to owners  26/01/1945 To the Ogano Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby
Her Details are

  • Official Number 144294
  • Yard Number 340J 
  • Armament 1-12pdr
  • Admiralty Number FY 803
  • GT 265 NT 107 
  • Dimensions 125.5 x 22 x 12.8 
  • Quarter deck 66 Foc’sle 15 
  • Engines Amos & Smith 480 IHP 10½ Knots 

Ran aground at Iceland on the 24/04/1950 whilst steaming to land an injured deckhand