Fortuna GY 140

Fortuna Built 1906 by Cook Welton & Gemmell for A Black Grimsby
16/06/1909 Sold to the South Western Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby
05/05/1913 Bought by Thomas W. Baskcomb Grimsby
27/09/1915 Sold to the Spurn Steam Trawling Co Grimsby
10/1915 owned by Spurn Steam Fishing Co
29/11/1916 Bought by George F. Sleight Grimsby
1917 Requisitioned as a fishing trawler Fishery Reserve 
1919 Returned to commercial fishing
12/12/1929 Crew J H Foster Lost
28/11/1933 Sold to the Dobson Ship Repair Co Ltd Grimsby
11/06/1940 Requisitioned as an auxiliary patrol vessel 

SurnameForenameAge At DeathDate Of DeathRankBoat
JONESHENRY2605/04/1941Ordinary SeamanH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
NICHOLSONWILLIAM EDWARD6205/04/1941EnginemanH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
WHYTEGILBERTUnknown05/04/1941SeamanH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
CHARLTONWILLIAM TODD MATTHEWS3702/04/1941SkipperH.M. Trawler Fortuna
FEENEYEDWARD VICTOR2105/04/1941StokerH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
HALLGEORGE OLIVER2105/04/1941StokerH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
WINSORSTANLEY GEORGEUnknown05/04/1941SeamanH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
PHILLIPSSIDNEYUnknown05/04/1941StokerH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
ROBSONEDWARD2305/04/1941EnginemanH.M. Trawler Fortuna
WRIGHTJOSIAH VICTOR3405/04/1941SeamanH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
BRUCEADAM HUBERT MURRAY4105/04/1941SeamanH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
FOOTESAMUEL EDWARD3305/04/1941Second HandH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
HARRISERNEST EDWARD3205/04/1941Ordinary SeamanH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
GLYDELAWRENCE ERIC2305/04/1941SeamanH.M. Trawler Fortuna.
SMITHWILLIAM JAMES4205/04/1941SeamanH.M. Trawler Fortuna.

Her Details are

  • Official Number 123567 
  • Yard Number 108
  • GT 259 NT 111 
  • Dimensions 128.4 x 22 x 11.8 
  • Quarter deck 68 
  • Engines Charles D. Holmes 63 NHP 10.75 knots 

Sunk by German aircraft off St. Abb’s Head 03/04/1941 All of her crew were lost