Evangel GY 970

Evangel built 1914 Smiths Dock Co Ltd South Bank Middlesbrough for Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice
03/1915 Requisitioned as a mine sweeper
25/03/1917 St George’s Channel Milford Haven based Skipper William Winchester RNR
Mined laid by UC.48 Kurt Ramien sank off St Ann’s Head W entrance to Milford Haven 51.40N 05.10W 
Skipper and all ratings lost no survivors 

SurnameForenamesAge at DeathDate of DeathRankBoat
ELLISGEORGE ERNEST3821/08/1915SkipperH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
WILLSONCHARLES4225/03/1917TrimmerH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
MERCHANTEDWARD ARTHUR1725/03/1917SignalH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
PEARSONJOHNUnknown25/03/1917TrimmerH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
GRIMSTONJOHN WILLIAMUnknown25/03/1917EnginemanH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
WINCHESTERWILLIAM JAMES3925/03/1917SkipperH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
HARDINGERNEST JAMES2025/03/1917DeckH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
DAVIESALBERT3925/03/1917TrimmerH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
KIPPSHAROLD EDGAR2525/03/1917TelegraphistH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
SALISBURYWILFRED JOHN1825/03/1917TelegraphistH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
STANFIELDBENJAMIN ARTHUR JAMES1825/03/1917H.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
NORTHCOTTJOHN5125/03/1917SecondH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
GRICEJAMES WILLIAM AMUELUnknown25/03/1917H.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
DAVIESRUnknown25/03/1917DeckH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
CONNORTIMOTHY4225/03/1917LeadingH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”
MEDWAYP WUnknown25/03/1917HandH.M. Trawler “Evangel.”

Her Details are 

  • Official Number 135995
  • Yard Number 572
  • Admiralty number FY 1408
  • Armament 1-6pdr
  • GT 197 NT 76
  • Quarter deck 67
  • Dimensions 112.5 x 21.5 x 12

25/03/1917 Mined off Milford Haven whilst in Admiralty Service