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King Alfred GY 217

King Alfred Built 1899 Schofield Hagerup & Doughty Grimsby for the Monarch Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby  04/1906 Registered to Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co Captured and scuttled by the German submarine minelayer UC-44, approx 75 miles South of Fair Isle The skipper of the trawler was taken prisoner and landed at Heligoland the U-Boat base


Her Details are

  • Official Number 110892
  • Yard Number 3 
  • GT 159 NT 66 
  • Dimensions 105.7 x 21.1 x 10.7 
  • Quarter deck 18 Foc’sle 21 
  • Engines Triple expansion 11, 17, 28 x 20 in 40 rhp by Muir & Houston Glasgow 

13/02/1917 Sunk by U Boat 75 miles S of Fair Isle