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Aries GY 131

Aries built 13/03/1906 Cochrane & Sons Selby for Grimsby & North Sea Steam Trawling Co. Ltd Grimsby 09/1914 Requisitioned as a minesweeper.  02/1915 Renamed Aries II.  1919 Returned to owners.  06/1919 The vessel was sold to the Ariesona Steam Fishing Co Grimsby  03/1922 Bought by J. Rushworth Grimsby  08/1922 Renamed as Soranus  03/1929 Acquired by R. Clarke
09/1934 Bought by the Huxley Steam Fishing Co  01/1939 No longer fishing
11/1939 Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing Co and registered as GY 225  Renamed Soranus  10/1940 Requisitioned as a minesweeper  10/1945 Returned to owners  12/1946 To owners in Hull 

Her details are

  • Official number 123565
  • Yard Number 363
  • Call Sign HGCP
  • Admiralty Number FY 28 FY 513
  • Armament 1-12pdr AA
  • GT 250 NT 103
  • Dimensions 127 x 22.1 x 11.5
  • Quarter Deck 73 Foc’sle 21
  • Engines 76 HP