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Corcyra GY 63

Corcyra built 1914 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for South Western Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby
08/1914 Requisitioned as a minesweeper 20/02/1915, North Sea – Skipper Leonard Shenton RNR Stranded near Bacton Norfolk No lives lost Later salved not taken back into Naval service 10/02/1917 Sold to George W. White & John W. Willows Grimsby registered as GY 104  06/07/1918 Sold to Stringer’s Steam Fishing Co Ltd Boston Registered as BN 142  1922 Bought by the South Western Steam Fishing Co Grimsby registered as GY 1021  1925 To the Earl Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby 09/1938 Sold to McCabe & Curtis Dublin DI 20 1940 Sold to the Royal Navy as an Auxiliary Patrol vessel  1946 Sold to the Earl Steam Fishing Co Grimsby Registered as GY 281  27/08/1947 Bought by W. & J. Wood Aberdeen A 307   1960 Sold to Devanha Fishing Co Ltd Aberdeen 


Her Details are

  • Official Number 136003
  • Yard Number 288A
  • Admiralty Number 278
  • GT 225 NT 112
  • Dimensions 117 x 22 x 12.7
  • Quarter Deck 61 
  • Engines Amos & Smith 68NHP 9½ knots  

05/08/1961 Arrived Krimpen A/D Ijssel for breaking up