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Bianca GY 686

Bianca Built 16/10/1905 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for Hellyer Steam Fishing Co Ltd Hull registered as H 845 09/1914 Requisitioned as a minesweeper  04/07/1917 Sold to C. Dobson Grimsby and registered as GY 686  1919 Returned to commercial fishing  1920 To the Dobson Steam Fishing Co Grimsby  14/12/1923 Sold to Kelsall Bros & Beeching Ltd Hull registered as H 907  06/03/1936 Bought by the Crescent Trawler Co Ltd Milford Haven Sank in the Irish Sea by explosion after trawling up a mine or bomb on the 20/03/1941  The vessel was fishing about 14 miles off Holyhead at the time of the explosion Five of her crew were lost and four were rescued


Her Details are 

  • Official Number 121093
  • Yard Number 91 
  • Admiralty Number 600
  • GT 174 NT 55 
  • Dimensions 108.5 x 21.6 x 11.5 
  • Engines Amos & Smith 45 NHP 9½ knots 

Sank in the Irish Sea by explosion after trawling up a mine or bomb on the 20/03/1941