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Freesia GY 633

Freesia built 1911 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for North Eastern Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby
12/1914 Requisitioned as a minesweeper
1919 Returned
02/12/1919 Sold to T W Baskcomb Grimsby
01/01/1922 Homeward bound from Faroe she was stranded at Skippigee Birsay, Orkney Islands in a gale
Crew Lost on 01/01/1922
T. Nicalson
F. Lewis
A. Cowie
G. Easton
G. Hogg
C. Woodhouse
H.G. Goor
P. Baldwin
W.J. Talyor


Her Details are

  • Official Number 132102
  • Yard Number 210
  • Admiralty Number FY 716
  • Armament 1-12pdr 1-7.5″ Bomb Thrower
  • GT 285 NT 123
  • Quarter deck 73
  • Dimensions 132 x 22.5 x 11.7 
  • Engines Charles D. Holmes 80 NHP 10½ knots

01/01/1922 Stranded Skippigee Birsay Coast Orkney