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Galleon GY 269

Galleon Built 1930 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for Perihelion Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby
1938 Sold to the Premier Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby renamed Calvi 
13/09/1939 Requisitioned as a minesweeper 
Based at Dover for sweeping work in the Channel
1940 Took part in the evacuation of Dunkirk Operation Dynamo 

Her Details are

  • Official Number 160994
  • Yard Number 553
  • Admiralty Number FY 715
  • GT 363 NT 173
  • Dimensions 145.9 x 24.2 x 13.1
  • Quarter deck 76 Foc’sle 21
  • Engines Amos & Smith 91 NHP 11 knots

Sank by German aircraft bombs whilst embarking Allied troops at Dunkirk 29/05/1940