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Sophron GY 1270

Sophron built 1903 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for the Standard Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby
12/1914 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper

SurnameForenamesAge at DeathDate of DeathRankBoat
HORSLEYJAMES4922/08/1917Trimmer CookSophron
HANNALFRED GEORGEUnknown22/08/1917TrimmerSophron
ROBINSONTHOMAS2822/08/1917EnginemanSophron

Her Details are 

  • Official Number 113244
  • Yard Number 348
  • Admiralty Number FY 725
  • Armament 1-6pdr AA
  • GT 195 NT 62
  • Quarter Deck 49 Foc’sle 19
  • Engines Amos & Smith 59 NHP 10 knots

Mined 22/08/1917 off Firth of Tay The mine was laid by UC41 whilst in Admiralty Service