KINGSTON BERYL H499
Built
1928
Cook Welton & Gemmell
Off Number
160814
Length Ft
140.3
Tons Gross
352
Yard Number
505
Breadth Ft
24.0
Tons Net
149
Launched
02 Oct 1928
Hp
96HP
Registered
19 Nov 1928
Engine Builder
C D Holmes
Knots
11.4K
Registered KINGSTON BERYL H499 Owners 1928 Kingston Steam Trawling Co Ltd Hull
    Lengthened 1939 - Length 151.5 - Gross tons 357 at Smiths Dock
  H.M.T KINGSTON BERYL Owners 26 Aug 1939 Admiralty
    Owners  
Fate : 25 Dec 1943 the Kingston Beryl whilst on convoy escort duty off Skerryvore, Ireland sank after hitting 2 British laid mines which had broken free
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
1939
FY4.03
Anti Submarine / Armed Boarding
Lost
23rd Anti-Submarine Group -
10 Apr 1941 H.M.T Kingston Beryl and H.M.S Valorus shot down an attacking messerschmit 110
28 July 1943 HMT Kingston Beryl was In collision in the Irish Sea with HMCS Iroquois.
 

 

IN REMEMBERANCE OF CREWMEN WHO DIED AT SEA
Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth
Occupation
Date of Death
Detail
. . . . . . . .
BAKER ALAN WILLIAM JOHN . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Sub Lieutenant 25 Dec 1943 .
BLUNT JAMES 19 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Assistant cook 25 Dec 1943 Son of Henry and Edith Blunt, of Newton Heath, Lancashire
BLYTH JAMES FREDERICK 34 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Engineman 25 Dec 1943 Husband of Emma Blyth, of Lowestoft
BOGGISS LESLIE . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Ordinary Seaman 25 Dec 1943 .
HARRIS RALPH BLUNDELL 21 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Temp Sub Lieutenant 25 Dec 1943 Son of Ralph Lee Harris and Doris Mabel Harris, of Greasby, Cheshire
DELL DENNIS WILLIAM . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Seaman 25 Dec 1943 Foster son of J. Frederick Wheeler, of Leamington, Warwickshire
ELDRIDGE JACK WILLIAM HARRY 21 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Cook 25 Dec 1943 Son of George Edward and Jane Eldridge, of Wootten, Isle of Wight.
ELSON GRANVILLE GEORGE . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Ord Seaman 25 Dec 1943 Son of William Lewis Elson and Caroline Maud Elson, of Swansea.
FOY JOHN . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Stoker 25 Dec 1943 .
GARBUTT ROBERT SLOANE 33 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Engineer 25 Dec 1943 husband of Mary Ann Roberts Garbutt, of Sunderland.
GRAINGER WALLIS MILFORD . 21 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Seaman 25 Dec 1943 Husband of Joan Grainger Grimsby Lincolnshire.
GRANT LEONARD 22 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Seaman 25 Dec 1943 Husband of Florence E. W. Grant, of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire
GRIFFITHS WILLIAM THOMAS 28 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Seaman 25 Dec 1943 Husband of Elizabeth Griffiths, of Holyhead
HENDERSON ADAM SHELL 20 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Seaman 25 Dec 1943 Son of Robert Snowden Henderson and Margaret Henderson, of Holy Island, Northumberland
HOPEWELL GEORGE HERBERT 20 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Seaman 25 Dec 1943 Son of Cyril and Florence May Hopewell, of Ruddington, Nottinghamshire.
.LEWIS BENJAMIN 19 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Ordinary Telegraphist 25 Dec 1943 Son of Daniel T. and Annie Howell Lewis, of Clynderwen, Pembrokeshire
McINTOSH JOHN RYERIE . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . A B 25 Dec 1943 .
MacLEOD MALCOLM 27 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Seaman 25 Dec 1943 Son of Malcolm and Annie MacLeod, of Gravir, Isle of Lewis.
MARTIN ALEXANDER 29 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Seaman 25 Dec 1943 Son of Alexander and Dolina Martin, of Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
NEAVE HARRY 32 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Telegraphist 25 Dec 1943 Husband of Freda Neave, of Fleetwood, Lancashire
NUTBEAN JAMES FREDERICK . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Stoker 25 Dec 1943 Son of Harry and Gladys Maud Nutbean, of Coxside, Plymouth.
PATTERSON ALEXANDER WALTER 27 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Second Hand 25 Dec 1943 Husband of Doris Patterson, of Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire.
POOL WILLIAM 26 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Stoker 25 Dec 1943 .
POTTER WILLIAM GEORGE 21 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Asst Steward 25 Dec 1943 Son of George William and Alice Maud Potter, of Ipswich, Suffolk
PYNE GEORGE EDWARD . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Leading seaman 25 Dec 1943 .
QUINN ANDREW 38 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Stoker 25 Dec 1943 Husband of Elizabeth Quinn, of Glasgow.
TALBOT JOHN GEORGE 31 HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Signalman 25 Dec 1943 Husband of Betty Talbot, of Selsdon Garden Village, Surrey
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Surname
Christian
Age
Vessel
Birth Pl
Occupation
Date/ Scource
Detail
CREWMEN
. . . . . Skipper . .
GAUTIER A C . KINGSTON BERYL H499 . Cook Pre War .
. . . . . . . .
WILSON J . S . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Lt Commander (RNCVR) 10 Apr 1941 War Service
MORGAN THOMAS HENRY . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . Chief Engineer . War Service
FINNERTY JACK . HMT KINGSTON BERYL . . 31 October 1942 till 30 January 1943 War Service
. . . . . . . .
. . . . . . . .

 

The Medal of the Military Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, for Meritorious Service:

Chief Engineman Thomas Henry Morgan, T.I24, H.M.S. Kingston Beryl.