As "Sardinian" GY 251

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Johnleif Jenson Faeroe Islands

 Cramond Island LH 26        

Built 1915   Cook Welton & Gemmell  Beverley as  "War Wing"  (Steel)
   
Yard No 326
   
Owner at New Pelham Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (Alec Black manager)
   
ID no 138945
   
Launch Date 29.04.1915
   
Completed 02.1916
   
Gross Tons 226
   
Nett Tons 109
   
Engine 75 hp  T.3-cyl by Amos & Smith Ltd, Hull
   
Length 117ft
   
Breadth 22ft
   
Depth 12.7ft
   
Owners  
03.02.1916 Registered at Grimsby GY 857.
06.1916 Requisitioned and converted to minesweeper (Ad.No.3286) based at Dover.
05.12.1916 Mortgaged by Pelham Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (A).
05.12.1916 Mortgagee: London City & Midland Bank, London (secure account & interest).
22.12.1916 Mortgage (A) discharged.
27.12.1916 Bill of Sale: Owned by Thomas William Baskcomb, Grimsby (owner/manager).
1919 Returned to Owners.
01.12.1919 Mortgaged by Thomas William Baskcomb, Grimsby (B).
01.12.1919 Mortgagee: Barclays Bank Ltd, London (secure account & interest).
22.10.1935 Bill of Sale (under mortgage (B)): Owned by Fred Parkes, Fleetwood (Fred Parkes owner/manager).
24.10.1935 Bill of Sale: Owned by Dobson Ship Repairing Co Ltd, Grimsby (C. Dobson manager).
14.11.1935 Mortgaged by Dobson Ship Repairing Co Ltd, Grimsby (C).
14.11.1935 Mortgagee: National Provincial Bank Ltd, London (secure account & interest).
29.11.1939 Requisitioned as an Auxiliary Patrol Vessel
06.1940 Converted to minesweeper (P.No.FY.906) joined 116th minesweeping group based at Harwich, Nore command.
04.1944 Deployed as a Stores carrier.
07.03.1945 Mortgage (C) discharged.
26.03.1945 Bill of sale: Owned by Wembley Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby.   
27.03.1945  Arthur Gladstone Hamer appointed manager.
04.04.1945 Mortgaged by Wembley Steam Fishing Co Ltd, Grimsby (D).
04.04.1945 Mortgagee: Barclays Bank Ltd, London (secure account & interest).
01.1946 Returned to Owners
23.04.1948 Mortgage (D) discharged.
29.09.1948 Bill of Sale: Owned by Wharfedale Trawlers Ltd, Grimsby.
04.10.1948 Harry Markham Cook appointed manager.
13.10.1948 Albert Dudley Scales, Leith Edinburgh appointed manager.
01.12.1948 Bill of Sale: Owned by Cramond Fishing Co Ltd, Leith Edinburgh  (Thomas H. Scales & Sons Ltd managers).
07.01.1949 Sent out an SOS for assistance while 142 miles off Dunnet Head, Caithness, the S.S. "Bassano" (4986g/1946) about ten hours away was going to her aid.
03.06.1949 Grimsby registry closed.
06.1949 Renamed "CRAMOND ISLAND"
06.1949 Registered at Leith LH 26.
07.1953 Owned by Sir Thomas Robinson & Son (Grimsby) Ltd, Grimsby (Frank Bellamy Robinson manager).
07.1953 Leith registry closed.
04.07.1953 Registered at Grimsby  GY 251.
11.08.1953 Renamed "SARDINIAN".
07.11.1964 Scrapped by Scrapping Co SRL at Antwerp Belgium (laid up in Grimsby for two years).
   
  Note :-The last coal burning trawler to fish from Grimsby.