Arthur Herwin GY 279

Arthur Herwin Built 09/12/1919 Fleming & Ferguson Ltd Paisley for The Admiralty as Strath Class trawler
10/11/1919 Sold to the Montrose Fishing Co Ltd and renamed River Lossie registration number ME 121 
05/1923 Acquired by Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co, Grimsby and registered as GY 279
09/1927 Registered to Consolidated Fisheries Ltd Grimsby 
08/1935 Moved to Aberdeen and registered as A 332 under ownership of Skipper J. K. Robertson 
06/1940 Requisitioned as an Auxiliary Patrol vessel 
02/1945 Returned to fishing 
28/03/1953 she was half full of water and was abandoned by her crew of eleven She became a total loss soon afterwards

Her Details are 

  • Official Number 144163 
  • Yard number 455
  • Call Sign GYNM
  • Admiralty Number 4.246
  • GT 202 NT 86
  • Dimensions 115.5 x 22.1 x 12.1

Ran aground in a gale and snow on Friday 27/03/1953 on Robbie Ramsays Baa outside of Lerwick harbour