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Franc Tireur GY 1041

Franc Tireur built 1916 Cochrane & Sons Selby for Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co Grimsby
06/1917 Requisitioned as a minesweeper then escort vessel
1919 Returned 
09/1927 Registered to Consolidated Fisheries Ltd Grimsby 
05/1940 Requisitioned as an auxiliary patrol vessel & minesweeper 
04/1942 Sold to J Bennett 

Her Details are

  • Official Number 139945
  • Yard Number 682
  • Call Sign GNYZ
  • Admiralty Number FY 1270 FY 4.70
  • Armament 1-12pdr
  • GT 314 NT 162
  • Quarter deck 74 Foc’sle 21
  • Dimensions 137 x 24 x 12.8
  • Engines Triple expansion 13, 23, 37 in x 26 in 86 NHP by Cooper & Greig Ltd Dundee

Lost 25/09/1943 Sunk by E-Boat whilst on Admiralty service Position of the sinking was about 4 cables south of No 52 Buoy North Sea