S.T. Thrush (2) GY114


Official Number: 122717
Yard Number: 372
Completed: 1906
Gross Tonnage: 264
Net Tonnage: 105
Length: 130.0 ft
Breadth: 22.0ft
Depth: 11.8 ft
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull
Built: Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull


23.12.1905: Launched by Earle’s Shipbuilding & Engineering Co Ltd, Hull (Yd.No.372) for Pioneer Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby as THRUSH .
2.1906: Completed (George E. J. Moody, manager).
12.2.1906: Registered at Grimsby (GY114). Fishing from Fleetwood.
26.8.1908: Off West Coast of Ireland ran down French schooner ARIANE. All twenty-six crew picked up.
28.8.1908: Survivors landed at Fleetwood.
9.8.1915: Stopped by U-boat (U38) 50 miles W of Eagle Island, Co Mayo, crew put in boat. Sunk by explosive charges.
12.8.1915: After sixty-two hours in open boat, picked up and brought into Buncrana by HMTrawler SCOTT (A179) (Ad.No.1580).
18.8.1915: Grimsby registry closed “Sunk by a submarine”.

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S.T. Thrush GY114

S.T. Thrush GY114
Picture courtesy of The David Slinger Collection

21/12/2008: Page published. 4 updates since then.
24/04/2015: Picture added.
05/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.