Great Admiral

Vessel name on Arrival: Great Admiral

Great-Admiral-GY-733

Original Builder: Cook, Welton & Gemmell of Beverley, Hull

Original Yard No: 160

Official Number: 127825

Vessel Type: trawler

GRT: 284

Year Built: 1908

Arrival Date: 03/06/1947

Breakup Started: 04/06/1947

Date First Beached: 26/06/1947

Date Breakup Completed: 11/09/1947

Draught For’d: 5' 6"

Draught Aft: 12' 6"

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Steam Trawler built for Messrs Edward Cyril Grant and Joseph William LIttle of Grimsby.

07-12-1907  :  Launched

12-02-1908  :  Completed

 

Registration Marks  :  

1908 – 1912  :  GY 361

1912 – 1915  :  RE 152

1915 – 1947  :  GY 733

 

Dimensions :  135 ft.  x  22.5 ft.  x  12' 0"

 

Propulsion :  3-Cylinder Triple-Expansion Steam Reciprocating Engine by C. D. Holmes & Company of Hull.

 

Vessel laid up at Fleetwood in August 1938.  On 28-05-1940, she was requisitioned by the Royal Navy for war service as an Auxiliary Patrol Vessel.  In May 1941, her role changed to Harbour Defence Patrol Duties.

 

On 17th October 1942 the vessel was sold to Northern Trawlers Limited of Grimsby.

 

In 1947, the vessel was sold to BISCO for breaking up and duly arrived at the West of Scotland Shipbreaking facility on 4th of June 1947.