Kitty GY 1005

Built by Earles Ship Building & Engineering Hull 1898, Owned by Fleetwood Steam Fishing Co Ltd and Moody & Keeley, FD191.

Sold in 1908 to owners at Montrose and registered as ME 226

Returned to Fleetwood to Brooklyn Fishing Co Ltd and re-registered FD 179

Sold to G F Sleight 18/12/1916, She was registered as GY 1005

Noted in the Grimsby Returns as Sunk by U Boat 11/06/1917
LLoyds have her as having sailed out of Peterhead at the time of the loss

Lost 09/05/1917, Sunk by U42 Commanded by Otto Heinrich Tornow 25 miles E N E of St Abbs Head 
56.11N, 01.45W
Skipper and chief engineer taken prisoner.

Believed to have been operated by Alliance Steam Trawling Co. Scarborough Ltd. J. S. Ellis Manager

Her details are

  • Official Number 109662
  • Call Sign QGDR
  • 181 GT 73 NT
  • Dimensions 105 x 21 x 11.3