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Bengal GY 103

Bengal built 30/10/1905 by Cook Welton & Gemmell for Grant & Baker Steam Fishing Co Grimsby
02/1915 Requisitioned as minesweeper 03/1915 Renamed BENGAL II  1919 Returned to owners 14/12/1928 Bought by Sir Thomas Robinson & Sons Ltd Grimsby  11/1939 Requisitioned and converted into an APV 1940 Renamed Staunch and converted to a minesweeper 1944 Converted to an Esso 11/1944 returned to owners and reverted to original name


Her details are

  • Official Number 122712
  • Yard Number 224 
  • Admiralty number FY 1150 FY 1591
  • Armament 1-6pdr AA
  • GT 211 NT 83
  • Quarter Deck 58 Foc’sle 19
  • Dimensions 115.4 x 21.6 x 11.5
  • Engines Charles D. Holmes 60 HP 10.5 Knots

Arrived at Charlestown for scrapping on the 20/05/1955