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Jeria GY 496

Jeria Built 1899 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for the Great Grimsby and East Coast Steam Fishing Co. Ltd Grimsby  21/11/1913 Sold to Edward Bacon Grimsby  15/12/1913 Bought by the Spartan Steam Fishing Co. Ltd Grimsby renamed Stalker  06/09/1915 Sold to the Lindsey Steam Fishing Co. Ltd Grimsby  1915 Requisitioned as a minesweeper FY 1838 1919 Returned to commercial fishing  01/04/1944 Requisitioned as a fuel trawler renamed HMS Choice 

Her Details are

  • Official Number 110903
  • Yard Number 238 
  • GT 197 NT 61 
  • Dimensions 114 x 21 x 11.3 
  • Quarter deck 48 Foc’sle 19 
  • Engines Amos & Smith 50 NHP 10 knots

Foundered off Arromanche Normandy 25/08/1944 after being in collision with the tug Empire Samson