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Weelsby GY 299

Weelsby Built 1891 Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd Hull for J. Grant Grimsby

Her Details are

  • Official Number 96239
  • Yard Number 654
  • GT 112 NT 38
  • Dimensions 88 x 20.1 x 10.7

Captured and scuttled by a U-boat on the 23/09/1916 40 miles S E by E of Spurn Light Vessel

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Viella GY 816

Viella Built 1898 Mackie & Thomson Govan Built as Viking for owners in Norway
Bought by owners in North Shields 
12/1915 Sold to F. Barrett Grimsby renamed Viella 

Her Details are

  • Official Number 137366
  • GT 144 NT 61
  • Dimensions 100.6 x 20.5 x 10.5

23/09/1916 Captured and scuttled by U Boat 38 miles S E by E of Spurn Light Vessel

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Refino GY 1271

Refino built 08/06/1903 Cook Welton & Gemmel for G F Sleight of Grimsby
23/09/1916 She was captured by UC 16 Commanded by Egon Von Werner in the North Sea, Sunk by Gun Fire 39 miles S E by S of Spurn Light Vessel
No Reported Casualties

Her Details Are 

  • Official Number 113245
  • Yard Number 351
  • 185 GT 55 NT
  • Dimensions 105 x 21 x 11
  • Quarter Deck 46′ Foc’sle 18′
  • Engines by C D Holmes 55 NHP 10.5 Knots 

23/09/1916 Sunk by U Boat Gun Fire S E by E of  Spurn Light Vessel

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Phoenix GY 21

Phoenix Built 1896 Edwards Bros North Shields For F. W. Mackrill Grimsby

Her Details are

  • Official Number 105542
  • Yard Number 500
  • GT 117 NT 32
  • Dimensions 90.8 x 20.1 x 10.9

23/09/1916 Sunk by U Boat Gun Fire E S E of Spurn Light Vessel

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Mercury GY 1151

Mercury Built 04/1900 by Mackie & Thomson of Govan for Grimsby & North Sea Steam Fisheries
23/09/1916 Captured and sunk by UC 16 at 65 miles S E by E 1/2 E of Spurn Light Vessel Whilst on a fishing trip out of Grimsby

Her Details Are

  • Official Number 110948
  • GT 183 NT 57
  • Dimensions 108.5′ x 20.7′ x 10.7′
  • Foc’sle of 19

Captured and sunk by UC 16 on the 23/09/1916 at 65 miles S E by E 1/2 E of Spurn Light Vessel 

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Cockatrice GY 610

Cockatrice built 08/05/1894 Edwards Bros North Shields for J. Mackrill & Sons Grimsby
11/1914 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper
Renamed Cockatrice II 02/1915

Her Details are 

  • Official Number 104171
  • Yard Number 490
  • Admiralty Number 802
  • GT 115 NT 50
  • Quarter Deck 17 Foc’sle 17
  • Dimensions 90.6 x 20.1 x 10.6

23/09/1916 Sunk by U-boat gunfire 40 miles from Spurn

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Britannia GY 410

Britannia built 1891 Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd Hull for Meadows Steam Fishing Co Grimsby
11/1903 Bought by Alfred Bannister Grimsby
01/1915 Requisitioned as a Stores/Water Carrier 
05/1915 Renamed Britannia III 
09/1915 Returned to owners 
01/1916 Sold to a Grimsby group of owners 

Her Details are

  • Official Number 99194
  • Call Sign MKDP
  • Admiralty Number FY 826
  • GT 138 NT 58 
  • Dimensions 96.7 x 20.1 x 10.6 
  • Quarter deck 18 Foc’sle 18 

23/09/1916 Sunk by U Boat 40 miles S E by E  of Spurn Light Vessel

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Beechwold GY 779

Beechwold built 11/05/1895 by Cochrane & Cooper Beverley for Northwold Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby
08/1914 Requisitioned by the Admiralty 
09/1914 Returned to owners
23/06/1916 Stopped by UC 16 40 miles SE by E of Spurn Light Vessel and sunk by Gunfire, All Crew Saved

Her Details are

  • Official Number 105523
  • Yard Number 126
  • GT 129 NT 43
  • Quarter Deck 17 
  • Dimensions 93.5 x 20.5 x 11
  • Engines Amos & Smith 35 rhp 3 cyl 9.5 Knots

23/09/1916 Sunk by gun fire from German S/M 40 miles SE by E from Spurn Point LV

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Andromeda GY 781

The Andromeda built 07/1898 by Edward Brothers North Shields owned by Grimsby & North Sea Steam Fishing Co
07/1915 sold to Roberts & Ruthven 

Her Details are

  • Official Number 109807
  • Yard Number 587
  • Call Sign QNFR
  • GT 149 NT 47
  • Dimensions 104 x 20.8 x 10.8
  • Quarter Deck 18′ Foc’sle 20′

23/09/1916 Sunk by U Boat 39 miles S E by E of Spurn Light Vessel