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CHARLES BOYES H526
Built
1918
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
143886
Length Ft
125.5
Tons Gross
290
Yard Number
388
Breadth Ft
23.6
Tons Net
126
Launched
14 02 1918
Engine Builder
Amos & Smith
Hp
HP
Registered
15 06 1918
Knots
10.5K
Registered CHARLES BOYES FY3593 Owners 1918 Admiralty WW1
  CHARLES BOYES L0334 Owners 1920 - 1932 - Lady Beardmore Glasgow ( Brand & Curzon London managers )
  CHARLES BOYES L0334 Owners 14 06 1932 - Brand & Curzon London
  CHARLES BOYES L0334 Owners 04 10 1932 - Mills Stem Ship Co Ltd London
    Owners 03 01 1933 Collision in Hull Roads with Hull Trawler KING EMPEROR H202
    Owners 06 08 1936 Mrs Fraser Aberdeen
    Owners 1938 Brand & Curzon London
  CHARLES BOYES H526 Owners 22 07 1938 St Andrews Steam Fishing Co Ltd
  HMT CHARLES BOYES Owners 1939 Admiralty
Fate : 25 May 1940 Mined North Sea - Caister Lifeboat Charles Burton picked up 2 crewmen from the Charles Boyes 15 crewmen perished when she hit a mine there were 3 survivors.
Admiralty Built
Pennant No
Role
Sold
1918
FY3593
Minesweeper
1919
Requisitioned 01 09 1939
FY 3677
Minesweeper
Lost
Based at Gt Yarmouth as part of 40th Minesweeper Group
 
 

 

Admiralty regrets to announce H.M Trawler Charles Boyes ( Temp Skipper G Reynolds RNR ) has been sunk by enemy mine. The commanding officer, 1 other officer and 13 ratings are missing and it is feared have lost their lives. It is learned that some survivors all of them injured have been picked up after the trawler sunk. The body of another sailor was also found, 2 survivors were found clinging to their lifebelts with wreckage all around them, more men were later picked up one whom failed to respond to Artificial Respiration.

 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth
Occupation
Date of Death
Detail
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ADAMSON RICHARD . HMT CHARLES BOYES . Cook 25 May 1940 .
BROOM ALBERT GEORGE 28 HMT CHARLES BOYES . Seaman 25 May 1940 Son of Albert George and Mary Annie Broom, of Caister-on-Sea, Norfolk
GRANT WILLIAM 41 HMT CHARLES BOYES . Engineer 25 May 1940 Husband of Phyllis May Grant, of Grimsby, Lincolnshire
GREGSON WILLIAM 37 HMT CHARLES BOYES . Skipper 25 May 1940 .
HOGG CHARLES MCGREGOR 18 HMT CHARLES BOYES . Signalman 25 May 1940 Son of Alexander and Helen D. McGregor . Hogg, of Broughty Ferry, Dundee
KING HENRY GEORGE 39 HMT CHARLES BOYES . Second hand 25 May 1940 Husband of Adelaide Laura King, of Caister-on-Sea.
LOWRY HARRY CARPENTER . HMT CHARLES BOYES . Stoker 25 May 1940 .
MACKAY ALEXANDER 31 HMT CHARLES BOYES . Seaman 25 May 1940 Son of Kenneth and Henrietta MacKay, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
MORRISON NORMAN . HMT CHARLES BOYES . Seaman 25 May 1940 .
POTTER JOHN EDWARD . HMT CHARLES BOYES . Seaman steward 25 May 1940 .
REYNOLDS GEORGE 41 HMT CHARLES BOYES . Skipper 25 May 1940 Husband of Charlotte Reynolds, of North Shields. Northumberland
STEWART JOHN 38 HMT CHARLES BOYES . Chief Engineer 25 May 1940 Husband of Christina Stewart, of Buckie, Banffshire
STOCKS JOSEPH BARNABY . HMT CHARLES BOYES . Stoker 25 May 1940 Husband of Enis Pauline Stocks, of Hull.
THOMAS WILLIAM JAMES . HMT CHARLES BOYES . Seaman 25 May 1940 Son of William Benjamin and Alice Thomas, of Great Yarmouth
TICKNER JAMES HENRY GEORGE 21 HMT CHARLES BOYES . Stoker 25 May 1940 Son of John and Annie Tickner, of Crayford, Kent
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Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
WAR SERVICE CREWMEN
. . . . . Skipper . .
GROVE J H . HMT CHARLES BOYES . Able Seaman 25 May 1940 Crewman Who Survived Sinking but were injured
LAVER G W . HMT CHARLES BOYES   Seaman 25 May 1940 Crewman Who Survived Sinking but were injured
MACAVLAY A . HMT CHARLES BOYES . H O 25 May 1940 Crewman Who Survived Sinking but were injured
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