ROCHESTER H 59
Built
1898
Mackie & Thomson Govan
Off Number
109529
Length Ft
104.2
Tons Gross
165
Yard Number
174
Breadth Ft
Tons Net
45
Launched
Engine Builder
Hp
64 HP
Registered
Knots
K
Registered ROCHESTER GY671 Owners 1898 Hagerup, Doughty & Co

Renamed ROCHESTER LT 153 Owners Consolidated Steam Fishing & Ice Co Grimsby
  ROCHESTER H59 Owners Eton Fishing Co Ltd Hull
    Owners  
Fate : 27 Jul 1944 mined in the North Sea off Spurn Point
Admiralty Requisition
Pennant No
Role
Returned
1914
642
Minesweeper
1919
 

 

IN REMEMBERANCE OF
ROBERT WILLIAM BROWN
DIED 27
JULY 1944
AGED 38
ROCHESTER H 59
CHIEF ENGINEER
IN REMEMBERANCE OF
WILLIAM CONROY
DIED
27 JULY 1944
AGED 33
ROCHESTER H 59
SPARE HAND
IN REMEMBERANCE OF
WILLIAM COWAN
DIED
27 JULY 1944
AGED 50
ROCHESTER H 59
TRIMMER
IN REMEMBERANCE OF
EDWARD KILKENNY
DIED
27 JULY 1944
AGED 55
ROCHESTER H 59
BOSUN
       
IN REMEMBERANCE OF
HENRY LAVERICK
DIED
27 JULY 1944
AGED 29
ROCHESTER H 59
THIRD HAND
IN REMEMBERANCE OF
JOHN LILLEY
DIED
27 JULY 1944
AGED 58
ROCHESTER H 59
SECOND HAND
IN REMEMBERANCE OF
JAMES ROBERT MIDDLEMISS
DIED
27 JULY 1944
AGED 53
ROCHESTER H 59
COOK
IN REMEMBERANCE OF
CHARLES WILLIAM SMITH
DIED
27 JULY 1944
AGED 51
ROCHESTER H 59
SECOND ENGINEER
       
IN REMEMBERANCE OF
FREDERICK WILLIAM SWALES
DIED
27 JULY 1944
AGED 35
ROCHESTER H 59
TRIMMER
IN REMEMBERANCE OF
ARTHUR EDWARD WARD
DIED
27 JULY 1944
AGED 38
ROCHESTER H 59
SKIPPER
IN REMEMBERANCE OF
EDWIN ARTHUR WHITFIELD
DIED
27 JULY 1944
AGED 26
ROCHESTER H 59
SPARE HAND

Edward Kilkenny courtesy ©P Lynes

Crewmen
       
SKIPPER   GREENING - GEORGE When the Rochester was sunk Skipper Greening and several of the original crew were having a trip off
       
    EAST - FRANK was the only survivor having been blown over the side he was picked up by one of the accompanying trawlers - Eton or Ipswich.