Memorial: M2291

Memorial at St John the Evangelist, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire commemorating the officers and crew of the SS ‘Broomfleet’ which was lost in gales on 13th December 1933

Location

St John the Evangelist, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Transcript

'To the memory of the officers and crew of the S.S. Broomfleet which sailed from this port on Dec 13th 1933 and foundered in the North Sea off the Norfolk Coast
"So richly laden you laboured in deep water: your rowers took you out into the High Seas; And an east wind wrecked you in the Deep" Ezekiel 28 V.26.
J.W. Hutchinson Master, E. Gunnill Chief officer, W. Hiley 2nd Officer, J. Harlington Chief Engineer, C. Doubtfire 2nd Engineer, C. Upcroft Steward, R Dade A.B. A. McKay A.B. W. Darragh A.B. D. Greenwood Ordinary Seaman, J.F. Green Donkeyman, A.A. Conin Fireman, H. Smart Fireman. This memorial is the joint gift of Relatives, Friends and Employees'

Details

Description: Carving of the ship above the inscription.
Type: Tablet
Vessel: SS Broomfleet

People

Conin, A. A.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fireman
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Dade, R.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Darragh, W.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Doubtfire, C.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Engineer
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Green, J. F.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Donkeyman
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Greenwood, D.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Ordinary Seaman
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Gunnill, E.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Chief Officer
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Harlington, J.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Chief Engineer
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Hiley, W.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: 2nd Officer
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Hutchinson, J. W.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Master
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
McKay, A.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Able Seaman
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Smart, H.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Fireman
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole
Upcroft, C.
Age: Unknown
Date of Death: 1933
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Steward
Organisation: Ebor Steamship Co, Goole

Extra

Notes: SS 'Broomfleet' was built in Middlesborough in 1915 and originally named ‘Avonwood’. It was registered by the London Transport Company in 1917. The Ebor Steamship Co, Coole registered the renamed ‘Bloomfleet’ in 1930. The steamer founded in gales enroute with coal, from Goole in Yorkshire to Ipswich, Suffolk. The owners were E. P. Atkinson & Sons.