Memorial: M1912

Memorial at Old Church Cemetery, Cobh, County Cork, Republic of Ireland commemorating the six crew members who died following an explosion on  submarine ‘A5’ at Haulbowline Naval base on 16 February 1905

Location

Old Church Cemetery, Cobh, County Cork, Republic of Ireland

Transcript

'HM SUBMARINE A5 / HERE LIE FIVE OF THE SIX VICTIMS OF THE INTERNAL / EXPLOSIONS THAT OCCURRED ON BOARD H.M.S. A5 / AT QUEENSTOWN ON THE 16 OF FEBRUARY 1905 / THE BODY OF THE SIXTH VICTIM, SUB-LIEUTENANT / FREDERICK CHARLES SKINNER AGE 21 / WAS RETURNED TO BEDFORD FOR BURIAL / PLAQUE AND STONE DONATED BY I.N.S. / ERECTED BY RNA / CORK AND COUNTY BRANCH'

Details

Type: Plaque
Position: Graveyard
Vessel: A5

People

Skinner, Frederick Charles
Age: 21
Date of Death: 16/2/1905
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Sub Lieutenant RN
Organisation: Royal Navy
Sinden, Charles
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 16/2/1905
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: CERA
Organisation: Royal Navy
Manley, Arthur
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 16/2/1905
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: PO 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Pryor, William J
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 16/2/1905
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: PO 1st Class
Organisation: Royal Navy
Goldthorpe, Earnest
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 16/2/1905
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Leading Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy
Davis, Harry
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 16/2/1905
Cause of Death: Maritime accident
Rank / Occupation: Stoker
Organisation: Royal Navy

Extra

Bibliography: 'Navy News' (Oct 2001) p. 26.

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