Daily Event for May 11, 2012

A mine laid by SMS UC-1 off Yarmouth, England was located on May 11, 1917 by the minesweeper trawler HMS Bracklyn. Unfortunately she found the mine the old fashion way, by hitting it. The former fishing trawler sank taking eleven of her crew with her. I have not been able to locate any other details of the loss.
© 2012 Michael W. Pocock

Roll of Honour
In memory of those who lost their lives in HM Trawler Bracklyn
"As long as we embrace them in our memory, their spirit will always be with us"

Adamson, Magnus
Trimmer (RNR)
Alden, James T.
Trimmer (RNR)
Bailey, Robert
2nd Hand (RNR)
Colby, William W.
Deck Hand (RNR)
Mitchinson, Robert W.
Engineman (RNR)
McCourt, William F.
Deck Hand (RNR)
Nettleton, James
Trimmer (RNR)
Radmore, Archibald M.
Skipper (RNR)
Rudd, Arthur L.
Lieutenant (RNR)
Saunders, John N.
Engineman (RNR)
Stace, Percival M.
Trimmer Cook (RNR)
In addition to those lost with the ship, at least one other man was lost during her service.
Nettleton, James
Died Dec. 8, 1914

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