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Desiree GY 788

Desiree built 1912 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for Pelham Steam Fishing Co. Ltd Grimsby
06/05/1914 Bought by Neal Green Grimsby 
08/1914 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper
1919 Returned 
10/02/1920 Sold to Harold Bacon Grimsby
26/03/1920 Bought by Trawlers White Sea & Grimsby Ltd Grimsby 
29/11/1939 Requisitioned as a minesweeper 

Her Details are

  • Official Number 134753
  • Yard Number FY 257
  • Admiralty Number 251
  • Armament 1-6pdr
  • GT 213 NT 88
  • Dimensions 117.2 x 21.5 x 12.1
  • Quarter Deck 61 
  • Engines Amos & Smith 58 NHP 10 knots

Sank after hitting a mine Thames Estuary whilst on Admiralty service 16/01/1941