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Bittern GY 1278

Bittern built 1903 G. Cooper Hull for T. Baskcomb Grimsby 10/1914 Registered to T. W. Baskcomb, Grimsby  12/1914 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper 02/1915 Renamed Bittern II 11/1915 Registered to Thomas Baskcomb Ltd Grimsby  1919 Returned to owners 04/1919 Sold to J. Holland & W. H. Johnstone  12/1922 Bought by W. Would 12/1924 Bought by Thomas Charles & Fred Moss Ltd Fish Dock Road Grimsby  01/1925 Renamed Carlton 


Her Details are

  • Official Number 118912
  • Call Sign VGBK
  • Admiralty number FY 432
  • Armament 1-6pdr
  • GT 207 NT 84
  • Quarter Deck 59 Foc’sle 19
  • Dimensions 114.5 x 21.5 x 11.2
  • Engines 55 HP

Sank by mine about 3 miles off Spurn on the 25/10/1940