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Nelis GY 577

Nelis built 10/01/1929 by Cochranes of selby for Pickering & Haldanes Steam Fishing Co Hull
original name Lord Melchett H 1
09/1939 Requisitioned as a Minesweeper Based at Harwich M/S group
04/1944 Fitted out for Dan Layer and assigned to Operation Neptune the Normandy landings
23/05/1944 Pickering & Haldane were bought by J Bennett London
20/06/1945 Company restyled as Lord Line Hull
03/07/1944 Operation Neptune Ended
30/04/1946 Released
05/1946 Returned after survey and restoration at Greenock
05/1948 Sold to Premier Steam fishing Co Grimsby
05/1948 Registered at Grimsby GY 577
07/1948 Renamed Nelis GY 577
03/1955 Sold to Great Western Fishing Co Aberdeen
07/1955 Sold to Fern Leaf Co Fleetwood
07/1955 Registered at Fleetwood FD 119
16/04/1957 Sold to BISCO and allocated to Thos W Ward Sheffield for Breaking up

Her details are

  • Official Number 160819
  • Yard Number 1030
  • Admiralty Number FY 672
  • GT 347 NT 135
  • Dimensions 140.3 x 24.0 x 13.3
  • Engines Amos & Smith 600 ihp 3 cyl 11.0 knots

17/04/1957 arrived at Preston for Breaking