BORN BEVERLEY 1886. SON OF JOHN AND ANNIE ELIZABETH CAPE. BROTHER OF JOHN CAPE, AT THIS ADDRESS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 28/02/1918. (NO CWGC RECORD0. A MERCHANT SEAMAN. HENRY CAPE, SERVED ON THE CARGO SHIP, ‘HARROGATE’, MINED 50 MILES OFF THE NORWEGIAN COAST, ON PASSAGE FROM HULL TO BERGEN, WITH A CARGO OF COKE. LOST AT SEA, ON 20/02/1918, AGED 32.
The British cargo ship Harrogate SS foundered 50 miles off the coast of Norway on February 20th, 1918. She was on a voyage from Hull to Bergen carrying a cargo of coke. ref. used:Hocking C., Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam.
People on board People on board SS HARROGATE123 1. ANDERSON, ALEXANDER (25), Leading Seaman (no. Clyde Z/6604), SS Harrogate, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, †20/02/1918, Son of Robert and Elizabeth Glen Anderson, of Speeds Buildings, Whines of Milton, Stirling, Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial 2. FAIRWEATHER, JOHN KERR (21), Able Seaman (no. Clyde 2/227), SS Harrogate, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, †20/02/1918, Son of David Fairweather (Lieut. and Q.M.R. Scottish Rifles), and Joanna Fairweather, of 61, Reform St., Dundee, Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial 3. GALVIN, MICHAEL (28), Seaman (no. 5596A), SS Harrogate, Royal Naval Reserve, †20/02/1918, Son of John and Kate Galvin of 18. Windmill St., Limerick, Memorial: Plymouth Naval Memorial Read more at wrecksite: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?133899