Cynthia GY 346

Cynthia Built 1897 Sir Raylton Dixon & Co Ltd Middlesbrough for Mitchell & Allen Grimsby
24/09/1916 Skipper D. Appleyard This trawler was on a fishing voyage 23 miles East by South, half South of Flamborough Head when she was stopped by a German submarine
The crew where told to take to their boats and the trawler sunk by gunfire She was one of 19 trawlers to be captured by a German submarine and sunk while fishing off the Yorkshire coast, during the hours of darkness
U-57 was responsible for at least 16 of the trawlers sank

Her Details are

  • Official Number 99164
  • Yard Number 341
  • GT 167 NT 45
  • Quarter deck 20 Foc’sle 19 
  • Dimensions 96.5 x 20.3 x 10.7

24/09/1916 Sunk by U Boat 23 miles E by S 1/2 S of Flamborough Head