BORN HULL 1887. SON OF ALEXANDER & EMILY DONNISON. WIFE ETHEL & DAUGHTER EMILY DONNISON. DROWNED 15/11/1915, AGED 29. LOST TRAWLERMAN OF HULL RECORDS.
Built as the EDWARD B. CARGILL for Cargill Steam Trawling Co Ltd, Hull; Yard No 206; Date of completion: 23/08/1898; 10 knots; In Jan 1914, tonnage adjusted to 73.7 net tons.
On the 15/11/1915 the Hull steam trawler EDWARD B. CARGILL (H.412) foundered and was lost after detonating a mine off Spurn Point, North Sea.
CREW LOST ON EDWARD B. CARGILL (H412), struck mine off Spurn, 15th November, 1915.
BEECH, Walter (47), 24 Scarborough St, Hull. Chief Engineer
CROSS, John (52), 9 Seaton-ter, Walcott St, Hull. Cook
DONNISON, William (29), 46 Rugby St, Hull. Bosun
FIRTH, Arthur (21), 3 Newington St, Hawthorne Ave, Hull. Trimmer
HALL, Christopher (29), 10 Allison-ter, Walker St, Hull. 2nd/Engineer
HARBOARD, Albert (23), 4 Trent-ave, Eastbourn St, Hull. Sparehand
LYNN, Henry (-), Anlaby Park. Skipper
PETHERBRIDGE, Frank (29), 7 Somerset St, Hull. Mate
ROBINSON, William (21), Devonshire-villas, Wellsted St, Hull. 3rd/Hand
WILSON, Herbert (25), 13 Nellies-ter, Gillett St, Hull. Deckhand