Official No: Port and Year: Ostende, 1909
Description: Steel side trawler; steam screw, coal burning.
Built: 1909; John Cockerill S.A., Hoboken (Antwerp), Belgium (Yard no. 496)
Tonnage: 210 grt 109 net
Length / breadth / depth (feet): 115 / 21.6 / 12.6
1909: Soc. Anon. des Pêcheries à Vapeur , Ostend
Manager: John Bauwens
Landed at Milford: 11 Sep 1914 - 18 Nov 1919; 20 Jan, 19 Nov 1920; 5, 24 Jun, 28 Dec 1921
Notes: 1914-1919: Fishery Trawler.
The Times, Friday, Jul 02, 1915; pg. 8; Issue 40896; col F
STEAMERS TORPEDOED IN IRISH CHANNEL
The Belgian trawler Gaby has landed at Milford Haven the captain and 24 of the crew of the Buenos Aires steamer Lomas, which was torpedoed by a submarine on Wednesday morning 56 miles west of the Scillies. The submarine came alongside and fired twice at the Lomas, the second shot killing the second mate, William Cunningham, of Garston.
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