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Berkshire GY 398

Berkshire built 10/1897 by Edward Brothers of North Shields for North Lincs Steam Fishing Co 12/1914 Requisitioned  15/05/1915 North Channel – Skipper Herbert Percy Fleet RNR A Bland Captain In collision with armed yacht Valiant II sank at 1900 off Cushendall Red Bay Co Antrim 6 miles E of Tor Cor Point in Red Bay 55.05N 06W No lives lost crew rescued by armed trawler Alsatian 


Her Details are 

  • Official Number 108479
  • Yard Number 569
  • Admiralty number FY 995
  • Armament 1-4in
  • GT 133 NT 45
  • Dimensions 96 x 20.7 x 10.7 
  • Quarter Deck 18′ Foc’sle 19′

 15/05/1915 Sunk after collision off Red Bay whilst in Admiralty Service