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Ajax GY 18

Ajax built 02/1896 by Cochrane Cooper & Schofield Beverly for W Grant 
Registered 02/1896
03/09/14 The Vessel was presumed mined approx 29 miles E by N of Spurn All 9 hands lost

SurnameForenameAge At DeathDate Of DeathRankUnit
GRANTALFRED2502/09/1914Third HandAjax
GRANTEDWARDUnknown02/09/1914SkipperAjax
PETTMAN5002/09/1914First EngineerAjax
ELTON3002/09/1914Fourth HandAjax
COLEMAN4002/09/1914Second HandAjax   
BAYESTHOMAS7002/09/1914StewardAjax
POTTERJOHN3302/09/1914TrimmerAjax
NAYLOR2102/09/1914Fourth HandAjax
BACON2802/09/1914Second EngineerAjax


Her details are 

  • Official number 105541
  • Yard Number 147
  • GT 123 NT 33
  • 40 Horsepower
  • Dimensions 89.4′ x 20.1′ x 10.8′ 
  • Quarterdeck 17 feet

Sank after hitting a mine in the Humber estuary on Wednesday 02/09/1914