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Drummer GY 1097

Drummer Built 1915 Smiths Dock Co Ltd South Bank Middlesbrough for The AdmiraltyBuilt as Military Class Trawler Dragoon 11/12/1914 Purchased by the Admiralty whilst still on the stocks  26/02/1920 Bought by Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co Grimsby renamed Drummer  09/1927 Registered with Consolidated Fisheries Ltd Grimsby  08/1939 Requisitioned as an auxiliary minesweeper

Her Details are

  • Official Number 143946
  • Yard Number 602 
  • Call Sign GTVJ
  • GT 276 NT 117 
  • Dimensions 138.7 x 23.5 x 12.8 
  • Quarter deck 72 Foc’sle 21 
  • Engines Smiths Dock Middlesbrough Triple expansion 12.5, 21, 35 in x 26 in 84 NHP 

Lost 04/08/1940 off Brightlingsea Sunk by a magnetic mine with the loss of 4 lives whilst on Admiralty service