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Saxon GY 722

Saxon Built 10/11/1894 Cook Welton and Gemmell for Alfred Bannister 22/01/1901 she was sold to Onward Steam Fishing Co  01/1915 Requisitioned as a Minesweeper being Renamed Saxon II 10/1918 she was returned to owners and reverted back to Saxon 08/03/1920 Sold to W Lilburn North Shields and Registered as SN 22 1926 sold to J D Irvin North Shields


Her details are

  • Official Number 104190
  • Yard Number 131
  • Admiralty number FY 732
  • Armament 1-6pdr
  • 119 GT 37 NT
  • Quarter deck 18
  • Dimensions 98.7 x 20.5 x 10.7
  • Engines by C D Holmes 43 NHP 10 Knots 

22/04/1931 she Foundered 15 miles off the Tyne