BORN GREAT YARMOUTH, NORFOLK, 28/02/1877. SON OF THOMAS & JANE SMITH (CWGC RECORDS). WIDOW MARY ANN SMITH. HE LIVED WITH HIS SISTER AT 13 LEES WALK, WALTON STREET, HULL. LOST ON THE FISHING VESSEL “KHARTOUM”, ON 26/03/1916, AGED 37. HIS NAME IS RECORDED ON THE LOST TRAWLERMEN OF HULL RECORDS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL, ON 15/06/1916. *
Khartoum, built by Cook, Welton & Gemmell, Hull in 1899 and owned at the time of her loss by Hull Steam Fishing & Ice Co. Ltd., Hull, was a British fishing vessel of 303 tons. On March 26th, 1916, Khartoum fishing was sunk by a mine from the German submarine UC-5 (Ulrich Mohrbutter), 6 miles northeast of the Longstone lightvessel. 9 persons were lost.
CREW LOST ON KHARTOUM (H472), struck mine 6 miles N. E of Longstones, 26th March, 1916.
BORKWOOD, Thomas (32), 33 Flinton st, Hull. 2nd/Engineer
FOWLER, F (26), 36 Weyland rd, Plough rd, Battersea. Trimmer
FULLER, William (32), 175 Buckingham st, Hull. Chief Engineer
JICKELLS, Joseph (39), King Edward st, Grimsby. Deckhand
LINDO, Frederick (37), 8 Blanch-grove, Brighton st, Hull. Deckhand
RICHARDSON, Joseph (29), Rectory-ave, Castleford. Deckhand
SMITH, Walter (35), Address not traced. Cook
TOOGOOD, Charles (49), 4 Blenheim-grove, Rugby st, Hull. Bosun
WATKINSON, James (41), 5 Albert-row, Swansea. 2nd/Hand Read more at wrecksite: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?74346