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Morvina GY 300

Morvina built 1914 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for John L Green Ltd Grimsby
04/1915 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper 19/10/1915 Sold to Harold Croft Baker Grimsby 04/12/1916 Bought by the Savoy Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby  05/12/1919 Sold to John L Green Ltd Grimsby 1919 Returned 16/11/1925 Sold to Harold Bacon Grimsby  05/09/1930 Bought by the Active Fishing Co Fleetwood  08/07/1942 Bought by the Kottingham Trawling Co Ltd Grimsby 


Her Details are

  • Official Number 137004
  • Yard Number 303
  • Admiralty Number FY 1439
  • Armament 1-6pdr
  • GT 226 NT 109
  • Quarter deck 61 
  • Dimensions 117 x 22 x 12.7
  • Engines C D Holmes 75 NHP 10 knots

On 13/05/1936 the vessel foundered on the rocks on the Kil Holm on the north side of the island of Eglishay At the time she was sailing through dense fog The steamer Earl Sigurd took off most of the crew before attempting to tow the trawler off the rocks At high tide the Earl Sigurd managed to pull the trawler off but then she turned over and sank the Stromness lifeboat taking off the three remaining members of the crew