Category Archives: Fishing

St Bridget's Church, Bride, Isle of Man

Gravestone at St Bridget’s Church, Bride, Isle of Man commemorating John Joughin d. 1868

Location

St Bridget's Church, Bride, Isle of Man

Transcript

'In memory of / JOHN / son of DANIEL & MARY JOUGHIN / of Ballaquark, in this Parish / who was blown off this coast / the 24th of October 1868 / and perished at sea / aged 19 years'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Position: Churchyard

People

Joughin, John
Age: 19
Date of Death: 24/10/1868
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

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Quayside (Lower Gate Street), Conwy, Conwy, Wales

Memorial at Conwy to three crew members of the fishing vessel ‘Katy’ lost in 1994

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Location

Quayside (Lower Gate Street), Conwy, Conwy, Wales

Transcript

'LOST BUT NOT FORGOTTEN / THE FISHING VESSEL / KATY / LEFT CONWY 16TH JANUARY 1994. / CREW MEMBERS / L. S. ROWLANDS-ROBERTS (SAM) / AGED 22. / G.HUGHES (COCHYN) / AGED 30. / R. HALL (ROBBO) / AGED 20.'

Details

Description: A rough-hewn limestone boulder that has been dressed on one side where an inscribed metal plate has been attached. The boulder rests on a plinth made of a rectangle of 5 x 6 small limestone blocks, which have been mortared on the top surface.
Type: Memorial
Materials: Limestone
Vessel: Katy

People

Hall, R.
Age: 20
Date of Death: 16/1/1994
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:
Hughes, G.
Age: 30
Date of Death: 16/1/1994
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:
Rowlands-Roberts, L.S.
Age: 22
Date of Death: 16/1/1994
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

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St Mary's Church, Martham, Norfolk, England

Gravestone at St Mary’s Church, Martham, Norfolk commemorating Henry Brown d. 1882

Location

St Mary's Church, Martham, Norfolk, England

Transcript

'IN AFFECTIONATE / REMEMBRANCE OF / HENRY / THE BELOVED SON OF / JAMES AND ELIZABETH / BROWN / WHO WAS KILLED AT SEA ON BOARD / THE SMACK WILLIAM AND SUSANNAH / JUNE 15TH 1882'

Details

Description: Carving of smack above inscription
Type: Headstone
Position: Churchyard
Vessel: William and Susannah

People

Brown, Henry
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 15/6/1882
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Recorder: B B T, 22/4/1982

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating George March d. 1891

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'GEORGE MARCH aged 20 Lost from the smack 'Gemini' off Dover November 11 1891'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Gemini

People

March, George
Age: 20
Date of Death: 11/11/1891
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Jack Baker d. 1925

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'JACK BAKER aged 23 lost from the smack 'Hilda' in the English Channel March 3 1925 Buried at Etaples, France'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Hilda

People

Baker, Jack
Age: 23
Date of Death: 3/3/1925
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

Doughty Road Old Cemetery, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Gravestone at Doughty Road Old Cemetery, Grimsby commemorating Thomas Kingston d. 1886

Location

Doughty Road Old Cemetery, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Transcript

'In memory of Thomas Kingston who was drowned at sea off the smack 'Amateurs', January 7th 1886. Aged 42 years'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Vessel: Amateurs

People

Kingston, Thomas
Age: 46
Date of Death: 7/1/1886
Cause of Death: Unknown/None
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

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All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Albert Bines d. 1895

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'ALBERT BINES aged 32 Lost in the Smack 'Oyster Girl' in the North Sea December 1895'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Oyster Girl

People

Bines, Albert
Age: 32
Date of Death: 12/1895
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

Extra

Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).

Trinity Road Cemetery, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England

Gravestone at Trinity Road Cemetery, Cleethorpes commemorating William Newton d. 1892 in the loss of the ‘Albion’

Location

Trinity Road Cemetery, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England

Transcript

'In loving memory of William Newton lost at sea with the whole of the crew in the steam trawler 'Albion' of Grimsby Jan 1892 aged 30 years'

Details

Type: Gravestone
Vessel: Albion

People

Newton, William
Age: 30
Date of Death: 1/1892
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

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Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

Memorial at Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough commemorating Robert Heritage d. 1915 in the loss of S.T. ‘Condor’

Location

Dean Road Cemetery, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

Transcript

'ROBERT HERITAGE Skipper of the S.T. Condor who was drowned May 29 1915 aged 44 years'

Details

Vessel: Condor

Event Category

1914 - 1918 First World War

People

Heritage, Robert
Age: 44
Date of Death: 29/5/1915
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Fisherman
Organisation:

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Notes: ST 'Condor' sank after hitting a mine.

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Charles Barber d. 1884

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'CHARLES BARBER aged 46 perished with his Smack 'Greyhound' in the Swin. Sept. 3 1884 and buried in his churchyard'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Greyhound

People

Barber, Charles
Age: 46
Date of Death: 3/9/1884
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

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Bibliography: Alfred L. Wakeling and Peter Moon 'Tiles of Tragedy' (Brightlingsea, 2001).