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Lord Airedale GY 910

Lord Airedale built 1911 Smiths Dock Co Ltd South Bank Middlesbrough Built as Lord Howick for Port of Blyth Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd Blyth 05/1913 Bought by Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd Grimsby 
02/1915 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper 18/03/1915 North Sea – Skipper J R Dawson believed at anchor in “hurricane-force winds” Sank 150yds off the beach at Bridlington Yorkshire probably after dragging her anchor Salvaged and returned to service Skipper and 11 ratings lost BOOTH, Stephen H, Deck Hand BUXTON, David, Deck Hand
DAWSON, John R, Ty/Skipper
DOORE, Alfred E, Trimmer
ELLIS, Arthur, Trimmer Cook
GRICE, James, Deck Hand
LEMAN, Albert H, Deck Hand
LLEWELLYN, Albert E, Chief Petty Officer 
MAYSON, Albert G, 2nd Hand
SALT, Thomas E, Engineman
STEPHENSON, Albert, Trimmer
TAYLOR, Alfred, Engineman


Her Details are

  • Official Number 130178
  • Yard Number 493
  • Admiralty Number FY 847
  • Armament 1-3pdr
  • GT 215 NT 84
  • Quarter deck 69 Foc’sle 21
  • Dimensions 117.4 x 22 x 11.7 

29/11/1916 Mined near Sunk Light Vessel Harwich whilst in Admiralty Service