Frigate BIRd sunk by German UC63. Does anyone know a casualty list for vessel?

exworthwade
13th February 2012, 00:26
Just wondering if i can confirm loss of a family member abord this vessel. If i could find a casualty list , this should do it, does one exist ? Please help , Thank you.

jimmyc
13th February 2012, 04:03
I thought the Frigate's name was Bird

google FRIGATE BIRD

1. FRIGATE BIRD TRAWLER 1907-1917 - WRECK WRAK EPAVE ...
www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?146418 - United KingdomCached
On June 28th, 1917, Frigate Bird was sunk by the German submarine UC-63 (Karsten von Heydebreck), 10 miles northeast of Spurn Point. 5 persons were lost.
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1. BF 398 Frigate Bird - first Buckie built Steam Drifter
glennmci.brinkster.net/mcibb/fb.htmlCached
The Frigate Bird BF 398 was the first Steam Drifter to be built by the McIntosh ... off Yarmouth, & had sunk in deep water, all the gear etc. on board being lost.

rickles23
13th February 2012, 07:39
Hi,
I think he means the feathered type Frigate Bird.

See: http://uboat.net/wwi/boats/successes/uc63.html

It says Crew not recovered.

Regards

ray1buck1
13th February 2012, 08:55
exworthwade
Have a look at http://www.hut-six.co.uk/cgi-bin/sxH4H.php?value=1&pageno=1
that might help
Ray

Pat Thompson
13th February 2012, 10:01
Greetings,

Have you tried the Commonwealth War Grave Commission HERE (http://www.cwgc.org/) or the Tower Hill MN Memorial site HERE (http://www.merchantnavymemorial.com/thm.htm) .