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Helvetia GY 1026

Helvetia built 1917 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for Great Grimsby & East Coast Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby The original name of the vessel was to have been Andria 
04/1917 Requisitioned as an anti-submarine vessel with Hydro listening equipment
1919 Returned to commercial fishing
22/05/1940 Sold to Sir Alec Black Grimsby 
10/06/1940 Requisitioned as an auxiliary patrol vessel/minesweeper 
1943 Bought by J. E. Harrison Grimsby 
08/04/1943 Sold to Grimsby Motor Trawlers Ltd Grimsby 
30/09/1946 Returned to commercial fishing 30/07/1949 Sold to Trawlers Grimsby Ltd Grimsby 
10/04/1953 Bought by Derwent Trawlers Ltd Grimsby 

Her details are

  • Official Number 139934
  • Yard Number 353
  • Admiralty Number FY 1266 FY 4.86
  • Armament 1-12pdr
  • GT 261 NT 96
  • Quarter deck 67
  • Dimensions 120 x 22.5 x 12
  • Engines Amos & Smith 74 NHP 9½ knots

Sold for scrap to Jaques Bakker en Zonen Belgium Arrived Bruges 12/02/1958 for breaking up