Matson, William Joseph

BORN HULL 1896. STEAM TRAWLER, TRIMMER. LOST AT SEA, ON 09/05/1917, AGED 21. HIS WIFE LIVED AT THIS NAVAL ADDRESS.

The fishing vessel, WINDWARD HO (H 692) was a British registered steam trawler of 226grt. On the 9th May 1917, when 3 miles S from Peterhead, she was mined and sunk by German submarine UC-40 (Alfred Arnold). 8 lives lost including Skipper.
CREW LOST ON WINDWARD HO (H692),
BURNHAM, George (45), 31 Rosamond St, Hull. Cook
EDDOM, George (46), Penlee House, Eton St, Hull. Skipper
FOOT, William (25), 7 Myrtle-Grove, Somerset St, Hull. Sparehand
MATSON, William (21), 81 Witty St, Hull. Trimmer
STONES, Albert (27), 58 Haltemprice St, Hull. 2nd/Engineer
WATTS, William (45), 1 Robinson-Place, Princes St, Hull. Sparehand
WILSON, William (37), 9 Windsor-Ter, Harrow St, Hull. Bosun
WRIGHT, Joseph (43), 8 Subway St, Hull. Chief Engineer


First name:
WILLIAM JOSEPH
Rank:
Trimmer
Date Died
09/05/1917
Place died:
TOWER HILL NAVAL MEMORIAL, LONDON, UK
Age:
21
81 , WITTY STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK