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Leander GY 260

Leander Built 1907 Cochrane & Sons Selby for Lindsey Steam Fishing
08/1914 Requisitioned as a minesweeper
02/1915 Renamed Leandros
06/08/1915 North Sea – Dover Patrol Skipper Walter Richmond RNR  Mined laid by UC.5 Herbert Pustkuchen three days earlier sank off North Knock Sand Buoy off Thames Estuary 51.43N 01.38E7
Ratings lost 5 died FISHER, Joseph real name but served as Joseph Elliott Trimmer Cook illness

Her Details are

  • Official Number 125061
  • Yard Number 395
  • Admiralty Number FY 18
  • GT 276 NT 124
  • Foc’sle 23 
  • Dimensions 128 x 22 x 13

Sank by mine off North Knock 06/08/1915 whilst on Admiralty service