Category Archives: Fishing

St Peter's Church, Carlton Colville, Suffolk, England

Memorial at St Peter’s Church, Carlton Colville, Suffolk commemorating Leonard Claud Chase, d. 1940 in the loss of the trawler ‘Carry On’

Location

St Peter's Church, Carlton Colville, Suffolk, England

Transcript

'L.C. Chase, Deck Hand, steam trawler 'Carry On' 17 December 1940 age 62

Details

Position: Churchyard
Vessel: Carry On

Event Category

1939-1945 Second World War

People

Chase, Leonard Claud
Age: 62
Date of Death: 17/12/1940
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Deck hand
Organisation: Unknown

Extra

Notes: Deck hand, steam trawler 'Carry On' sunk by mine off Sheerness 17/12/1940.

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating John Causton d. 1891

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'JOHN CAUSTON aged 55 master of the smack 'Gemini' lost off Dover November 11 1891'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Gemini

People

Causton, John
Age: 55
Date of Death: 11/11/1891
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation:

Extra

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

Grimsby Central Hall, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Window in Grimsby Central Hall commemorating the loss of three men from the ‘St Oswald’ mined in 1948

M5642Large.jpg

Location

Grimsby Central Hall, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Details

Description: Depicts the steam trawler crew pulling in the trawl.
Type: Window
Position: Fisherman's and Seaman's Memorial Chapel
Vessel: St Oswald

Extra

Notes: The vessel struck a mine during fishing operations off the Norwegian coast, but was able to steam to Vardoe. The window was originally installed in the Bethel Mission, Cleethorpes by relatives of the three men lost from the 'St. Oswald'. Unveiled on 13 March 1949 by Kenneth Younger, MP.
Bibliography: Alan J. Worton 'The Fisherman's and Seaman's memorial Chapel, a visitor's guide'; 'Grimsby News'28 May 1948.

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Memorial tile in All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, commemorating Charles Brown d. 1881

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'CHARLES BROWN aged 36 drowned from the smack 'Glance' in the North Sea Oct 14 1881'

Details

Vessel: Glance

People

Brown, Charles
Age: 36
Date of Death: 14/10/1881
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 John Archer d. 1883

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'JOHN ARCHER aged 22 of Deal lost in the Smack 'Walter & Henry' in the North Sea Dec 12 1883'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Walter and Henry

People

Archer, John
Age: 22
Date of Death: 12/12/1883
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 Alexander Veitch d. 1883

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'ALEXANDER VEITCH aged 17 of Dover lost in the Smack 'Walter & Henry' in the North Sea Dec 12 1883'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Walter and Henry

People

Veitch, Alexander
Age: 17
Date of Death: 12/12/1883
Cause of Death: Vess4el 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 Walter Barber d. 1884

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'WALTER BARBER aged 14 perished with his Father in the smack 'Greyhound' Sept 3 1884 and buried in this churchyard'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Greyhound

People

Barber, Walter
Age: 14
Date of Death: 3/9/1884
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

Notes: The 'Greyhound' was supposed to have been sunk in a collision whilst carrying oysters from Brightlingsea to Whitstable.
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 Joseph Barnes d. 1883

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'JOSEPH BARNES aged 41 Master lost in the Smack 'Conquest' in the North Sea March 6 1883'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Conquest

People

Barnes, Joseph
Age: 41
Date of Death: 6/3/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
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 Arthur Orman d. 1883

Location

All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, England

Transcript

'ARTHUR ORMAN aged 22 lost in the Smack 'Recruit' in the North Sea March 6 1883'

Details

Type: Memorial tile
Vessel: Recruit

People

Orman, Arthur
Age: 22
Date of Death: 6/3/1883
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation:
Organisation:

Extra

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

Bayard's Cove, Devon, England

Memorial in Bayard’s Cove, Devon commemorating Paul Goddard d. 1983

Location

Bayard's Cove, Devon, England

Transcript

'IN LOVING MEMORY / OF / PAUL JOHN GODDARD / AGE 28 / LOST AT SEA IN 'EXUBERANT' / 12th MARCH 1983 / FROM HIS FAMILY / AND ALL HIS FRIENDS'

Details

Description: A fishing boat in relief above the inscription.
Type: Plaque
Materials: Bronze
Vessel: FV Exuberant

People

Goddard, Paul John
Age:
Date of Death: 12/3/1983
Cause of Death: Vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: fisherman
Organisation:

Extra