Skipper, William Darby Coates Snr. (59 years) and his son 3rd Hand, William Darby Coates Jnr. (20 years), died on the 21st January 1916, when Hull steam trawler, ‘Earl’ was lost with all hands . They lived at 6 Empringham Place, Daltry Street, Hull.
Skipper, Andrew Summers (49) drowned with his seventeen year old son, Harry Andrew Summers, on the trawler ‘Mauritius’. It was sunk on the 17th May 1915, with all hands. Their wife and mother, Fanny, lived at 12 Division Road, Hull.