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Recono GY 625

Recono was built on 14/08/1915 by Cook Welton & Gemmel  for G F Sleight.
03/1916 she was Reqd by the Navy as a minesweeper come Escort vessel
Returned to owners 1920
17/11/1933 she was sold to Sleight & Humphrey Grimsby
11/1939 she was Reqd by the Navy and converted to an APV,06/1940 converted to a Minesweeper, Joined the 111th Minesweeper Group based at Grimsby, 1943 Joined the 110th Minesweeper group based at Grimsby, 23/11/1944 Boom defense Vessel.
05/07/1945 returned to owners
17/05/1949 sold to G F Sleight Grimsby
10/1956 sold to Derwent Trawlers Grimsby

Her Details are

  • Official No 138936
  • Yard No 331
  • Admiralty No 1988
  • Pennant No FY 786
  • Armament 1 x 6pdr AA
  • 248 GT 108 NT
  • Dimensions 120.33 x 22 x 12.2
  • Q 67′
  • Engines C D Holmes 80 NHP 10.5 Knots

1962 sold for Scrapping to Van Heyghen Freres Belgium, arriving at Ghent 03/03/1962 for breaking