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Jeria GY 985

JERIA built 1916 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for Great Grimsby and East Coast Steam Fishing Co. Ltd Grimsby
12/1916 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper 12/1917 Returned to commercial fishingRan aground in thick fog on St Johns Head Hoy 07/09/1929 whilst homeward bound to Grimsby The crew fired flares which were seen by the Aberdeen fishing liner Curlew A 906 All of the Jeria’s crew launched the trawler’s boat and were taken in tow by the Curlew into Stromness and were landed safely

Her Details are

  • Official Number 139921
  • Yard Number 348
  • Admiralty Number  FY 3319
  • Armament 1-6pdr
  • GT 344 NT 138
  • Quarter deck 74 
  • Dimensions 135.4 x 23.5 x 12.7
  • Engines Amos & Smith 89 NHP 10 knots

Ran aground in thick fog on St Johns Head Hoy Orkney 07/09/1929 whilst homeward bound to Grimsby