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Sheldon GY 696

Sheldon built 1912 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for the Standard Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby
03/1915 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper/bombthrower 1919 Returned 01/01/1940 Sold to Sir Thomas Robinson & Son Ltd Grimsby  28/05/1940 Requisitioned as an auxiliary patrol vessel  09/1941 Used by the Royal Navy as a minesweeper/fuel carrier 01/1945 Returned to owners 


Her Details are

  • Official Number 132128
  • Yard Number 239
  • Admiralty number FY 1407 FY 4.143 Y 7.38
  • Armament 1-6pdr 1-7.5in Bomb Thrower
  • GT 288 NT 144
  • Dimensions 130.1 x 22.2 x 12.2 
  • Quarter deck 72 
  • Engines Amos & Smith 89 NHP 10.5 knots

Presumed to have sunk in storm force conditions 60 miles north west of Dennis Head Officially posted as missing – lost with all hands 31/01/1953