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Capricornus GY 1022

Capricornus built 11/11/1916 Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co Ltd Goole for Grimsby & North Sea Steam Trawling Co Grimsby 04/1917 Requisitioned as a minesweeper  
1919 Returned to owners
08/1921 Sold to Trawlers White Sea & Grimsby Grimsby  01/1932 Sold to Trawlers Grimsby Ltd Grimsby  11/1939 Requisitioned as an auxiliary patrol vessel 1940 Converted to a minesweeper


Her Details are

  • Official Number 139935
  • Yard Number 180 
  • Admiralty number FY 1264 
  • Armament 1-6pdr AA
  • GT 219 NT 98 
  • Dimensions 117.2 x 22 x 11.1 
  • Quarter deck 69 
  • Engines 76 HP  

Sunk by mine off southeast England whilst on Admiralty service 07/12/1940