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Jacamar GY 649

Jacamar built 1911 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for T W Baskcomb
11/1914 Registered to M. A. Baskcomb Grimsby
05/1915 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper
10/1915 Registered to Thomas Baskcomb Ltd Grimsby
28/01/1917 Dover Straits -Skipper George Sleeth RNR. 
Bound for Thames estuary In collision with collier Southwark off Folkestone Southgate LV foundered at 0300 off Folkestone Eastern gate light
5 ratings drowned 8 survivors 
COULSON, John, Engineman
GRIFFIN, John, Deck Hand
RIDDELL, John H, Deck Hand
SOUTHWELL, James, 2nd Hand
WALTERS, Sydney A, Trimmer

Her Details are

  • Official Number 132112
  • Yard Number 220
  • Admiralty Number FY 1207
  • Armament 1-12pdr
  • GT 293 NT 128
  • Quarter deck 73
  • Dimensions 135.2 x 22.7 x 11.7
  • Engines Charles D. Holmes 80 NHP 10½ knots

28/01/1917 Sunk after collision near Folkstone Light Vessel