Embassy GY 469

Embassy Built 1928 Cook Welton & Gemmell Beverley for Letten Bros Grimsby
1932 Sold to E. C. Grant Grimsby
1935 Bought by the Clan Steam Fishing Co Ltd Grimsby renamed Wigmore
18/11/1939 Torpedoed and sunk at 23.30 hours by U-18 with all 16 of her crew 
The vessel was fishing out of Lowestoft at the time of her loss which was 25 miles north by west of Rattray Head

SurnameForenameAge At DeathDate Of DeathRankBoat
GOODWINWALTER4119/11/1939Deck HandFishing Vessel Wigmore 
BOREWALTER3519/11/1939SkipperFishing Vessel Wigmore 
JACKSONROBERT WILLIAM2719/11/1939Wireless OperatorFishing Vessel Wigmore 
OTTLEYJOSEPH3519/11/1939Deck HandFishing Vessel Wigmore 
WINNERNEST DOMANAC4919/11/1939CookFishing Vessel Wigmore 
FISHERJESSE2919/11/1939Deck HandFishing Vessel Wigmore 
LODGEWILLIAM HENRY3919/11/1939MateFishing Vessel Wigmore 
BROMFIELDCLARENCE VINCENT HARWOOD4319/11/1939Deck HandFishing Vessel Wigmore 
NEWSONERNEST HERBERT3819/11/1939TrimmerFishing Vessel Wigmore 
MOOREFRANK5419/11/1939Chief EngineerFishing Vessel Wigmore 
SMYTHE-JERROLDFREDERICK WILLIAM3619/11/1939Deck HandFishing Vessel Wigmore 
CLAYTONHAROLD3519/11/1939Deck HandFishing Vessel Wigmore 
DUMBLETONHENRY5519/11/1939Deck HandFishing Vessel Wigmore 
GERMANEYGEORGE2519/11/1939TrimmerFishing Vessel Wigmore 
HARWOODALICK3619/11/1939Second EngineerFishing Vessel Wigmore 
FOLEYJOSEPH5619/11/1939Third HandFishing Vessel Wigmore 

Her Details are

  • Official Number 146910
  • Yard Number 498 
  • GT 345 NT 159 
  • Dimensions 140.2 x 24.6 x 13.2 
  • Quarter deck 77 Foc’sle 21 
  • Engines Charles D. Holmes 96 NHP 11 knots 

Torpedoed and sunk at 23.30 hours by U-18 on the 18/11/1939