Aucuba GY 117

Aucuba built 13/01/1906 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for W. Grant & D. Robinson Grimsby 
12/1914 Requisitioned as a boom defence vessel
1919 Returned to owners
01/06/1927 Sold to Arthur Grant & Sons Grimsby
07/03/1930 Sold to the Rugby Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby
29/04/1933 Bought by the Filey United Steam Trawling Co Ltd Scarborough
07/10/1942 Sold to Parkholme Trawlers Ltd Grimsby
01/11/1944 Bought by Rushcliffe Trawlers Ltd Hull
08/04/1948 Sold to Derwent Trawlers Ltd Grimsby
05/09/1951 Sank following a collision with the Maria Bibolini whilst fishing off Robin Hoods Bay All ten crew were rescued by the Maria Bibolini and landed at Rotterdam

Roy Cressey collection

Her Details are

  • Official Number 123561
  • Yard Number 101
  • GT 211 NT 76
  • Armament 1-3pdr
  • Quarter Deck 58 Foc’sle 19
  • Dimensions 115.4 x 21.6 x 11.5
  • Engines Charles D. Holmes 67 HP 10 knots

05/09/1951 Collision with SS MARIA BIBOLINI of Italy off Robin Hoods Bay