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Lord Percy GY 898

Lord Percy built 1911 Smiths Dock Co Ltd South Bank Middlesbrough 
Built as Lord Ashby for the Port of Blyth Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd Blyth
08/1913 Bought by Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co Ltd Grimsby
03/1915 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper
1920 Returned
09/1927 Registered to Consolidated Fisheries Ltd 


Her Details are

  • Official Number 130171
  • Admiralty Number FY 1609
  • Armament 1-6pdr
  • GT 215 NT 84
  • Quarter deck 68 Foc’sle 20
  • Dimensions 117.4 x 22 x 11.7 
  • Engines Triple expansion 12¼, 20, 34 in x 24 in 76 NHP by Smith’s Dock Co Ltd Middlesbrough 

Lost on Friday 06/06/1930 Ran aground on the west side Swona Pentland Firth The only loss of life was that of Skipper William Jenner who drowned when the ship’s boat capsized as he was trying to lay out a kedge anchor