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COMMANDER HORTON H233
Built
1915
Goole Shipbuilding & Repair Co Ltd
Off Number
136233
Length Ft
112.2
Tons Gross
227
Yard Number
169
Breadth Ft
22.6
Tons Net
89
Launched
Draught
12.5
Hp
60HP
Registered
Feb 1915
Engine Builder
Amos & Smith
Knots
K
Registered COMMANDER HORTON H233 Owners 1915 - 1923 Hellyer Steam Fishing Co Ltd Hull
  COMMANDER HORTON Owners 1917 - 1919 Admiralty
  COMMANDER HORTON H233 Owners 1923 Eastern Steam Fishing Co Hull ( G Chapman manager )
    Owners  
Fate : 26 Apr 1941 Missing in Atlantic off Iceland ( Sunk by U552 Commanded by Erich Topp on 27 Apr 1941 at approximately 62N, 16W )
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
1917
Fishery Reserve
1919
1940
Aux Patrol
1940
16 Apr 1941 The Commander Horton rescued 11 crewmen from the Norwegian destroyer Favorit that had been bombed
 

 

Fact File

Aug 11 1938 in collision with Grimsby Trawler Ontario off Spurn Head sustained damage to stern but entered port under own steam.

 

IN REMEMBERANCE OF CREWMEN WHO DIED AT SEA
Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth
Occupation
Date of Death
Detail
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CANVESS HAROLD 43 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Deckhand 26 Apr 1941 16 Herbert Tce Strickland St Hull
CURTIS WILLIAM 55 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Second Engineer 26 Apr 1941 Husband of Minnie E. Curtis, of Westbourne St Hull
DAWSON JOHN WILLIAM 53 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Chief Engineer 26 Apr 1941 Husband of Lily Dawson, of Eton St Hull
HADFIELD JOHN 27 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Fireman 26 Apr 1941 Husband of Irene Hadfield, of Anlaby Common
HALL JAMES WILLIAM 44 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Cook 26 Apr 1941 Son of Henry Francis and Kate Eliza Hall, of Hull - His Brother Albert Edward Hall aged 40 also perished aboard the Aberdeen Fishing Vessel Sansonnet on the 3rd April 1940.
LEAKE MILES. 30 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Fireman / Trimmer 26 Apr 1941 Husband of Edna Leake, of Flinton St Hull
LEWIS ERNEST. 43 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Skipper 26 Apr 1941 10 Plaxton Bridge Woodmansey
MAYES LEONARD. 38 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Sparehand 26 Apr 1941 .Husband of Mary Mayes, of Hessle. Yorkshire
OSBORNE NORMAN FREDERICK . 19 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Sparehand 26 Apr 1941 Son of Harold Victor and Nora Osborne, of Arnold, Nottinghamshire- 27 Boothferry Rd Hull
PICKWORTH FRANK. 34 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Sparehand 26 Apr 1941 Wellstead St Hull
RANDALL EDWIN JAMES 55 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Sparehand 26 Apr 1941 Husband of Caroline Randall. of St Andrews St Hull
STOCKTON WILLIAM HENRY 33 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Third Hand 26 Apr 1941 Husband of Harriet Stockton, of Springburn St Hull
Surname
Christian
Age
Address / Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation / Relationship
Date/ Scource
Detail
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WILEMAN GEORGE WILLIAM 35 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Bosun 26 Apr 1941 Lost with all hands
. . . 6 Pease St Hull . . . .
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WILKINSON JOHN WILLIAM 46 COMMANDER HORTON H233 . Second Hand 26 Apr 1941 Husband of Annie I. Wilkinson, of Hessle, Yorkshire.
. . . 20 Westfield Drive Hessle . . . .
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