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Athelstan GY 648

Athelstan built 15/08/1911 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for Onward Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby
08/1914 Requisitioned as a minesweeper 
1919 Returned to owners 
17/09/1927 Sold to Sir Thomas Robinson & Sons Grimsby
29/12/1939 Requisitioned as an auxiliary patrol vessel
01/1940 The conversion to an auxiliary patrol vessel wasn’t carried out so she was returned to her owners
26/04/1940 Missing
Lost with all nine crew

SurnameFore NamesAgeDate of DeathPositionBoat
SCOREROBERT2430/04/1940Deck HandAthelstan
FURNEAUXWALTER SIDNEY2930/04/1940Second HandAthelstan
SCOTTWALTER6430/04/1940CookAthelstan
SILVERJAMES HENRY3030/04/1940Second EngineerAthelstan
BECKITTCHARLES3530/04/1940TrimmerAthelstan
HARTLEYALFRED ERNEST3630/04/1940SkipperAthelstan
SARGENTTHOMAS RAYMOND3030/04/1940Deck HandAthelstan
WILLIAMSCHARLES4430/04/1940First EngineerAthelstan
GODDARDALFRED2530/04/1940Third HandAthelstan
List by CWGC

Her Details are

  • Official Number 132114
  • Yard Number 222
  • Admiralty number FY 343
  • Armament 1-6pdr AA
  • GT 202 NT 90
  • Quarter Deck 58
  • Engines Charles D. Holmes 67 HP 10 knots
  • Dimensions 115.4 x 21.6 x 11.5

Missing lost with all nine crew 26/04/1940