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Elk GY 1235

Elk built 1902 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley also known as Elk II for Morris & Fisher Ltd Grimsby 12/1914 Requisitioned as a minesweeper  1918 Renamed Elk II  1919 Returned to owners  02/09/1918 Sold to the Victoria Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby Lost on 07/05/1922 Crew T. Oldbury 27/09/1929 Bought by Oliver Curphey Milford Haven registered as M 36  1938 Sold to W. H. E. Nichols Milford Haven  1939 Requisitioned as a danlayer  

Her Details are 

  • Official Number 113235
  • Yard Number 329
  • Admiralty Number FY 706 FY 4.24
  • Armament 1-3pdr
  • GT 181 NT 46
  • Quarter Deck 56 Foc’sle 19
  • Dimensions 108.7 x 21 x 11.2 
  • Engines Amos & Smith 62 NHP 10 knots

Sunk by mine on the 27/11/1940 off Isle Point Cornwall All the crew were rescued