S.T. Barle GY78


Official Number 136006
Yard Number: 596
Completed: 1914
Gross Tonnage: 283
Net Tonnage: 120
Length: 135.2 ft
Breadth: 23.5 ft
Depth: 12.2 ft
Built: Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby
Engine: T.3-cyl and boiler by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull


14.3.1914: Launched by Cochrane & Sons Ltd, Selby (Yd.No.596) for George W. & H. B. Jeffs, Grimsby as BARLE.
15.5.1914: Registered at Grimsby (GY78).
26.5.1914: Completed (George W. Jeffs, manager).
9.1915: Requisitioned for war service as a minesweeper ((1-6pdr HA, 1-3.5” A/S Howitzer) (Ad.No.1862). Based Dover.
Post 12.3.1919: Returned to owner at Grimsby.
9.1921: Sold to St. Malo Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (G. W. Jeffs, manager).
3.1930: Sold to Walter Garratt, Grimsby.
8.1931: Sold to Thomas W. Baskcomb, Grimsby.
22.10.1935: Fleet of Thomas W. Baskcomb sold to Fred Parkes, Fleetwood.
11.1935: Sold to Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd, Fleetwood (Basil A. Parkes, Cleveleys, manager).
14.11.1935: First landing at Fleetwood (266 boxes grossed £241).
1.4.1936: At approx 3.00 am. in a fog bank stranded 500 yds east of Mull of Oa, Islay. Launched boat and stood off. At 5.30 am. fog lifted and landed on beach at foot of cliffs. Scaled cliffs and taken in by farmers. Survivors picked up by COLLENA (FD115) and brought back to Fleetwood. Subsequently declared a total loss.
7.7.1936: Grimsby registry closed.

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S.T. Barle GY78

S.T. Barle GY78
Picture courtesy of The Steve Pulfrey Collection

19/05/2012: Page published. 5 updates since then.
27/12/2017: Removed FMHT watermark from image.
09/08/2019: Updated information.