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Remarko GY 228

Remarko built 27/04/1914 Cook Welton & Gemmel for G F Sleight
04/1915 Requisitioned as a Minesweeper 
03/12/1916 North Sea Lt George Lee Skipper Arthur Bedford 
Sailed from Great Yarmouth at 0730 as leader of six trawlers to sweep area off Lowestoft 54′ 20″ North, 01′ 53″ East passing East Cross Sand buoy she detonated a mine 
Mined at 0800 laid by UC.4 laid on 07/11/1916 under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Hans Howaldt broke up and sank rapidly off Lowestoft 52.28N, 01.47E Both officers and 10 ratings lost 1 survivor Arthur Bedford Skipper 
George Andrews Petty Officer 1st Class
George Lee Lieutenant 37 years
Charles Brandon Telegraphist 19 years
Arthur Redgrave Engineman 29 years
Henry Hartley Engineman 27 years
James Bain Deckhand 50 years
James Feather Deckhand 26 years
John Groves Deckhand 19 years
George Sheader 2nd Hand 23 years
Leonard Goddard Trimmer 22 years
Sidney Manoury Trimmer 24 years
Lieutenant George Lee had been twice mentioned in despatches. 

Her Details are

  • Official Number 136987
  • Yard Number 297
  • Admiralty Number FY 1489
  • 245 GT 107 NT
  • Dimensions 120.5 x 22 x 12.3
  • Quarter Deck 67′
  • Engines by C D Holmes 80 NHP 10.5 Knots

03/12/1916 She was sunk by Mine in the North Sea off Lowestoft, The mine was laid by UC 4 on 07/11/1916