In the middle at Grimsby Fish Docks

Reproduced with acknowledgement to Mark Stopper & Steve Pulfrey

Great Admiral GY 733

Built 1907       Cook Welton & Gemmell Ltd,  Beverley  (Steel)
   
Yard No 160
   
Owner at New Edward Cyril Grant & Joseph William Little,  Grimsby (Edward Cyril Grant owner/manager)
   
ID no 127825
   
Launch Date 07.12.1907
   
Completed 02.1908
   
Gross Tons 284
   
Nett Tons 117
   
Engine 82 hp T.3-cyl by Charles D. Holmes & Co Ltd, Hull
   
Length 135ft
   
Breadth 22.5ft
   
Depth 12ft
   
Owners  
12.02.1908 Registered at Grimsby GY 361.
13.02.1908 Mortgaged to William Somerville Letten & George Somerville Letten, Grimsby (4000 @ 5%). (A)
01.10.1912 Mortgage discharged (A)
10.1912 Owned by Thorarinn Olgeirsson, Reykjavik Iceland (Hf.Island - Jes Zimsen manager) for 7000 (never paid as this was probably to secure his services).
04.10.1912 Grimsby registry closed
10.1912 Registered at Reykjavik RE 152.
10.1915 Owned by Edward Cyril Grant, Grimsby (owner/manager).
10.1915 Reykjavik registry closed.
28.10.1915 Registered at Grimsby GY 733.
30.10.1915 Bill of Sale: Owned by A. & M. Smith Ltd, Leith Edinburgh (Harry Alexander Holmes Aberdeen, manager).
29.05.1917 Requisitioned as a Fishery Reserve Vessel.
1919 Returned to Owners.
27.01.1920 Bill of Sale: Owned by Direct Fish Supplies Ltd, London.
29.10.1920 George William Payne Margarson appointed manager.
02.02.1920 Mortgaged by Direct Fish Supplies Ltd, London (A)
02.02.1920 Mortgagee, Barclays Bank Ltd, London.
23.03.1922 Company in voluntary liquidation.
10.08.1922 Placed in compulsory liquidation.
06.09.1922 Bill of Sale under motrgage (A): Owned by Thomas William Baskcomb, Grimsby (owner/manager).
06.09.1922 Mortgaged by Thomas William Baskcomb, Grimsby (B).
06.09.1922 Mortgagee, Barclays Bank Ltd, London.
12.09.1922 Thomas William Baskcomb appointed manager.
22.10.1935 Bill of Sale under mortgage (B): Owned by Fred Parkes, Fleetwood.
29.10.1935 Basil Arthur Parkes appointed manager.
25.11.1935 Bill of Sale: Owned by Boston Deep Sea Fishing & Ice Co Ltd,  Fleetwood.
04.12.1935 Basil Arthur Parkes appointed manager.
08.1938 Laid up at Fleetwood.
28.05.1940 Requisitioned and converted to Auxiliary Patrol Vessel (P.No.4.146) (Hire rate 71.0.0d/month).
05.1941 Employed on Harbour Defence Patrol duties.
17.10.1942 Bill of Sale: Owned by Northern Trawlers Ltd, Grimsby (William Alfred Bennett, manager).
06.1945 Returned to Owners
06.1947 Sold as scrap to BISCO (British Iron & Steel Co)
04.06.1947 Arrived at Troon.
12.09.1947 Scrapped by West of Scotland Shipbreaking Co Ltd at Troon.
07.11.1947 Grimsby registry closed