S.T. Destinn GY307

Technical

Official Number: 116117
Yard Number: 302
Completed: 1914
Gross Tonnage: 174
Net Tonnage: 109
Length: 108.5 ft
Breadth: 21.5 ft
Depth: 12.7 ft
Built: Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Beverley
Engine: 45HP T.3-cyl and boiler by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull
Speed: 9.5 knots

History

27.6.1914: Launched by Cook, Welton & Gemmell Ltd, Beverley (Yd.No.302) for Marshall Line Steam Fishing Co, Grimsby as DESTINN.
30.9.1914: Registered at Grimsby (GY307).
9.1914: Completed.
5.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper (1-6pdr) (Ad.No.1587).
6.1.1916: Sold to Alfred W. Baxter, Grimsby.
4.4.1917: Sold to Joseph Harris, Grimsby (managing owner). Based Malta.
By 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
21.8.1922: Sold to Reunion Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Sir Alec Black, Bart, manager). Fishing from Fleetwood.
17.11.1926: Sold to Pelham Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Sir Alec Black, Bart, manager).
11.1927: Transferred to Grimsby.
19.9.1928: Sold to Earl Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Sir Alec Black, Bart, manager).
16.9.1938: Sold to McCabe & Curtis, Dublin.
19.9.1938: Grimsby registry closed.
9.1938: Registered at Dublin (D124).
1.1940: Sold to Earl Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Sir Alec Black, Bart, manager).
22.5.1940: Registered at Grimsby (GY282).
9.1940: Sold to The Admiralty.
23.9.1940: Grimsby registry closed. Fitted out as an auxiliary patrol vessel.
12.1941: Fitted out as a minesweeper (LL) (P.No.FY.1719).
19.10.1943: Fitted out as a water boat at Hull.
9.1946: Transferred to the War Department.
10.1947: Sold to BISCO and allocated to Thos. W. Ward Ltd, Sheffield for breaking up at Preston.

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S.T. Destinn GY302

S.T. Destinn GY307

S.T. Destinn GY307

S.T. Destinn GY307
Picture courtesy of rossallbeach.co.uk

Changelog
14/01/2009: Page published. 4 updates since then.
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