Our Tena GY 1227, My Grandfather Signed on as mate back on 10/06/1923 and was discharged 24/09/1923
She was built in 1900 and launched 08/10/1900. She was originally named EMU and was built for the Great Northern Steam Ship Fishing Co of Hull.
Registered as H 516, Yard number 280. She was 105.0′ x 21.0′ Having a gross ton of 164 giving a Net ton of 57, Official Number was 113579
The Engines were by Amos & Smith, 40 HP Giving her a top speed of 10 Knots
The History of her is as follows,
1915 Rqd as an APV and Boom Defense Vessel Returning 1919, Her armaments were 1 x 3 pdr, Pennant number 1765.
24/06/1918 She went to H Croft Baker and ReRegistered as GY 1227, in 02/1919 being sold to Tena Blau & H Wood being Renamed OUR TENA.
05/1919 on to Henry Wood and then to Charles Dobson of Grimsby, Lastly sold to A Summers of Peterhead
She was finally broken up in 1937
Picture supplied by the Grimsby Evening Telegraph