BORN HULL 1881. WIFE EDITH PALMER ABOVE. 1911 CENSUS ADDRESS. SADDLER. LOST TRAWLERMEN OF HULL RECORDS.
On 30/04/1917 the Hull steam trawler INDUSTRIA was captured by a U-boat and sunk by time bombs in the North Sea. Position of loss also reported as NE of Humber, 30/04/1917 (?) Also, reported by Uboat.net as sunk 25/03/1917, stopped and sunk by opening the scuttles of Scotland (?), crew of 9 all lost as not recovered from lifeboat. (?) ref. used: Michael Thompson, Cook, Welton & Gemmell – Shipbuilders Of Hull & Beverley Jan Lettens 27/01/2017
CREW LOST ON INDUSTRIA (H14), enemy action in the North Sea, 27th March, 1917. ACUM, John (17), 18 Ireland-ter, Gillett st, Hull. Trimmer BARKS, Thomas (65), Address not traced. Cook BURNETT, Walter (53), 380 Boulevard, Hull. Chief Engineer CARNEY, Peter (42), 22 Gillett st, Hull. Deckhand HASS, Thomas (30), 13 Emily-grove, Brighton st, Hull. Bosun PARKER, Ernest (37), Address not traced. Skipper PARKER, Sidney (37), 5 Arthur-ter, Havelock st, Hull. Mate WATSON, Ernest (26), Address not traced. 3rd/Hand WILLIAMSON, Ernest (35), 17 Clifton-ter, Beverley rd, Hull. 2nd/Engineer
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