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River Lossie GY 279

Arthur Herwin Built 09/12/1919 Fleming & Ferguson Ltd Paisley for The Admiralty as Strath Class trawler 10/11/1919 Sold to Montrose Fishing Co Ltd renamed River Lossie registered ME 121  05/1923 Acquired by Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co Grimsby registered GY 279 09/1927 Registered to Consolidated Fisheries Ltd Grimsby  08/1935 Moved to Aberdeen registered A 332 under ownership of Skipper J. K. Robertson  06/1940 Requisitioned as an Auxiliary Patrol vessel  02/1945 Returned to fishing  28/03/1953 she was half full of water and was abandoned by her crew of eleven She became a total loss soon afterwards


Her Details are 

  • Official Number 144163 
  • Yard number 455
  • Call Sign GYNM
  • Admiralty Number FY 4.246
  • GT 202 NT 86
  • Dimensions 115.5 x 22.1 x 12.1

Ran aground in a gale and snow on Friday 27/03/1953 on Robbie Ramsays Baa outside of Lerwick harbour