Osako GY 100

Osako Built 09/1917 Cook Welton & Gemmell as a Non Standard Castle Class for the Admiralty
1919 Registered by the Admiralty as a Trawler LO 484
1922 Completed as a Mine sweeper fitted with Bomb Thrower
1922 Sold to Kingston Steam Trawlers Hull Renamed Iolite H576
08/11/1934 Sold to Diamond Stream Fishing Co Grimsby Renamed Osako GY 100
11/02/1940 Requisitioned as a Mine sweeper
15/12/1945 Returned to owners
21/04/1956 Vessel Sank off the Faeroes after springing a leak in the fish room in Rough Weather
The Grimsby Trawler Thessalonian GY 112 which was fishing nearby Immediately Responded to the call for assistance
The Skipper Realising he could not get close because of the state of the sea Launched Life saving Dinghies and in a dramatic Shuttle Service Floated the dinghies Back and forth until all 13 Crew were Rescued

Her Details are

  • Offcial Number 145080
  • Yard Number 374
  • Admiralty number FY 3609, FY 580
  • Armament 1-12pdr
  • GT 273 NT 112
  • Dimensions 125.4 x 22.7 x 12.2
  • Quarter Deck 71
  • Engines Amos &Smith 480 ihp 10.5 Knots

21/04/1956 Foundered off the Faroes