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Embassy GY 469

Embassy Built 1928 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for Letten Bros Grimsby 1932 Sold to E. C. Grant Grimsby  1935 Bought by the Clan Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby renamed Wigmore  Torpedoed and sunk at 23.30 hours by U-18 on the 18/11/1939 with all 16 of her crew  The vessel was fishing out of Lowestoft at the time of her loss which was 25 miles north by west of Rattray Head

Her Details are

  • Official Number 146910
  • Yard Number 498 
  • GT 345 NT 159 
  • Dimensions 140.2 x 24.6 x 13.2 
  • Quarter deck 77 Foc’sle 21 
  • Engines Charles D. Holmes 96 NHP 11 knots 

Torpedoed and sunk at 23.30 hours by U-18 on the 18/11/1939