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King Henry GY 1169

King Henry Built 1900 Schofield Hagerup & Doughty Grimsby for the Monarch Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby 04/1906 Registered to Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co.  1918 Requisitioned as a minesweeper  10/1927 Transferred to Lowestoft registered as LT 355  05/1940 King Henry was hired as a boom gate vessel at Lowestoft  1941 Converted to an armed trawler 


Her Details are

  • Official Number 113175 
  • Yard Number 8
  • Call Sign MGPT 
  • GT 160 NT 72 
  • Dimensions 105.7 x 21.1 x 10.7  
  • Quarter deck 18 Foc’sle 21  
  • Engines Triple expansion with cylinders 11, 17, 28 in x 20 in 46NHP 45rhp by Muir & Houston Ltd Glasgow 

Lost 13/06/1941 Sunk by enemy aircraft at Lowestoft She was about to be used as a Blockship After the sinking the vessel was raised 21/12/1941 and broken up in the port