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EBOR WYKE H78
Built
1929
Cochrane`s Selby
Off Number
160853
Length Ft
140.3
Tons Gross
348
Yard Number
1055
Breadth Ft
24.0
Tons Net
138
Launched
09 07 1929
Draught
13.3
Hp
96 HP
Registered
30 Aug 1929
Engine Builder
CD Holmes
Knots
K
Registered EBOR WYKE H78 Owners 30 Aug 1929 West Dock Steam Fishing Co Ltd Hull ( E W Robins manager )
  H.M.T EBOR WYKE Owners 1939 Admiralty Requisition
    Owners  
Fate : 2 May 1945 Torpedoed by U 979 off Iceland 1 survivor -
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
1939
FY1601
Minesweeper
Lost
1940 Iceland Command
1942 Minesweeping Group 137
1943 134th M/S Gp based Grimsby
 

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
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BALLARD
JOHN HUDSON CHARTERS DICKSON
36
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Petty Officer
11 09 1939
Husband of Margaret Ballard, of Torry, Aberdeen
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BIRKBY
RICHARD ERIC
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HMT EBOR WYKE .
Wireman
02 05 1945
Son of Raymond H. and Rose H. Birkby, of Denton, Lancashire.
BRINDLEY
JOSEPH
42
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Eengineer
02 05 1945
Husband of Elizabeth Jane Brindley of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
BROWN
JOHN THOMAS
29
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Stoker
02 05 1945
Husband of Gladys May Brown of Grimsby, Lincolnshire
BRUCE
GEORGE STEWART
21
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Stoker
02 05 1945
Son of John and Helen Anderson Bruce, of Portree, Isle of Skye
BUCHANAN
ALEXANDER
24
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Seaman
02 05 1945
Husband of Lily Buchanan, of Dunbar, East Lothian
CAPPLEMAN
ROBERT WILLIAM
24
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Leading Seaman
02 05 1945
Son of Robert and Ethel M. Cappleman, of Scarborough, Yorkshire
CARTER ERNEST WILLIAM 34 HMT EBOR WYKE . Stoker RNPS 02 May 1945 Lost when vessel torpedoed - LT/KX. 596374
. FREDA . . . Spouse . .
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ELLIOT
FERGUS
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Steward
02 05 1945
Husband of Marion Rodger Elliott, of Glasgow
ENDEAN
WILLIAM
23
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Seaman
02 05 1945
Husband of W. Endean
GARNHAM
ALAN ALBERT HENRY
20
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Seaman
02 05 1945
Son of Albert Edward and Annie Elizabeth Garnham, of Tottenham, Middlesex
GARRETT
HARRY SMITH
.
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Seaman
02 05 1945
Son of Harry Smith Garrett and Beatrice Garrett, of Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire
GILBERT
STEPHEN FREEMAN
24
HMT EBOR WYKE . Seaman
02 05 1945
Son of John Henry and Eliza Gilbert, of Harbour Buffett, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland
HARLING
FRANK
.
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Telegraphist
02 05 1945
Son of James William and Margaret Harling, of Rochdale, Lancashire
HOWES
ARTHUR ERNEST WILLIAM
36
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Skipper
02 05 1945
Husband of Doris Mary Howes, of Lowestoft
HUGHES
ERIC
25
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Stoker
02 05 1945
Husband of Marie Hughes St. Helens, Lancashire
JENSEN - DSC HANS ALBERT 59 HMT EBOR WYKE . Skipper  RNR 02 May 1945 Lost when vessel torpedoed -
ANNIE
Spouse
LEE
EDWARD DOUGLAS
.
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Leading cook
02 05 1945
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MASON
JOHN
.
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Engineer
02 05 1945
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MYLES
COLIN BLAIR
21
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Seaman
02 05 1945
Son of John McCormack Myles and Davina Ann Hogarth Myles, of Glasgow
PEAKE
RONALD ARTHUR
.
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Seaman
02 05 1945
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ROSIE
WILLIAM
.
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Seaman
02 05 1945
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TAYLOR
FRANK MORTON
31
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Signalman
02 05 1945
Husband of Audrey Taylor, of Stockton-on-Tees.
TODD
CYRIL
49
HMT EBOR WYKE .
Enginman
02 05 1945
Husband of Ethel Todd, of Soundwell, Gloucestershire
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Wreck of U979 seen 1988 Courtesy M Lewis

Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
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JENSEN A . HMT EBOR WYKE . Skipper 1943 / 1944 .
SMITH S . HMT EBOR WYKE . Temp Skipper 1942 137 M/S Group
CODD DON . HMT EBOR WYKE . Skipper 1940 / 1942 .
MILNES JOHN . HMT EBOR WYKE . Coxswain 02 05 1945 Sole Survivor of Sinking 02 05 1945
SAUNDERS JIMMY . HMT EBOR WYKE . 1942 ( Transfered to BYMS in Dec 1942)
HULME JIMMY . HMT EBOR WYKE . . . .
SULLIVAN DANIEL JAMES . HMT EBOR WYKE . Seaman 1941 Joined 24 /08/41 - To 01/12/1942 went to crew american BYMS
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