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Nadine GY 138

Nadine built 05/1898 for Orient Steam Fishing
originally Named Niobe Registered as GY 602
07/1901 went to Norway owners
06/1914 went to Orient Steam Fishing Co Renamed Nadine GY 138
11/1914 Requisitioned as auxiliary patrol vessel
01/09/1915 North Sea – Harwich-based tender to HMS Ganges shore training establishment at Shotley Suffollk
Skipper Percy Michael Saunders RNR Mined in field laid by UC.7 Franz W├Ąger the day before.
Sank off North Shipwash Buoy off Orford Ness 52.01.18N 01.37.35E
Skipper and 8 ratings lost 3 survivors

SurnameForenamesAge at DeathDate of deathRankBoat
AMISJohn James3601/09/19152nd HandNadine
BALLSArthur William4501/09/1915EnginemanNadine
FISHWilliam4701/09/1915EnginemanNadine
FITZGERALDPatrick2001/09/1915SeamanNadine
FRANCISHenry1801/09/1915Deck HandNadine
JOHNSONJohn Fredrick2101/09/1915Deck handNadine
SAUNDERSPercy MichaelUnknown01/09/1915SkipperNadine
SHILLITOErnest Saunders3701/09/1915TrimmerNadine
STRATHERSWalterUnknown01/09/1915Deck HandNadine


Her Details are

  • Official Number 109524
  • Admiralty Number FY 693
  • GT 150 NT 39
  • Dimensions 100.6 x 20.5 x 10.7
  • Quarter Deck 17 Foc’sle 18

01/09/1915 Mined off North Shipwash Buoy whilst in Admiralty Service