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Condor II GY 85

Condor built 1905 Cook Welton & Gemmel of Beverley for Thomas Bascomb’s of Grimsby
10/1914 Sold to M A Bascomb 
11/1914 Requisitioned employed as a Patrol vessel but not fitted out
22/11/1914, North Sea – Wrecked off Lowestoft Suffolk 52.29N 01.48E No lives lost Hepper identifies her as taken up for service as a patrol vessel but had not been fitted out hence no 6pdr gun  Stranded off Lowestoft on Newcome Sands at 1050 in strong easterly gale crew taken off by local lifeboat an hour later and vessel abandoned as wreck


Her details are

  • Official Number 122703
  • Yard Number 79
  • Armament 1-6pdr
  • 227 GT 95 NT
  • Dimensions 124.9 x 22 x 11.6
  • Quarter Deck 69′ Foc’sle 19′
  • Engines by C D Holmes  63NHP 10.5Knots

22/11/1914 Abandoned on Newcome Sands off Lowestoft whilst in Admiralty Service