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Chameleon GY 105

Chameleon built 09/1896 Mackie & Thomson of Govan for Grimsby & North Sea Steam Fishing Co Samuel Francis Gladstone Coles captured by the Germans whilst fishing on the steam trawler Chameleon on 25/08/1914 & subsequently interned in Ruhleben POW Camp until 23/11/1918. Other members of the crew were Cornelius Betts, Edgar Boyce, Edward Burman, Frank Hanneman, Thomas Patchitt, C Rodgers, George Williamson, Benjamin Wilson This information came via The Clyde Built Database

Her Details are

  • Official Number 106666
  • Yard Number 115
  • 132 GT 45 NT
  • Dimensions 99.3 x 20.1 x 10.4
  • Quarter Deck 17′ Foc’sle 19′

24/08/1914 Captured and sunk by torpedo boat in the North Sea whilst fishing