HMS Genista

Diane.Bruce
19th April 2014, 10:08
Hello I'm trying to get any information/photographs or crew lists of HMS Genista which was sunk by a uboat on 23rd October 1916. My relative John Beamish Nevill was a lieutenant on this ship. There were only twelve survivors and he wasn't one of them. It was sunk off the west coast of Ireland.

gkh151
19th April 2014, 10:37
Diane,

There is a photo and some of her details on the link below.

http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?115669

Regards,
Graham

Pompeyfan
19th April 2014, 10:42
On behalf of the 'SN Moderating Team', welcome aboard Diane.

Hopefully, someone will be able to help with the information you are seeking. Good luck (Thumb)

Diane.Bruce
19th April 2014, 10:46
Thank you Graham. This means they actually know where the wreck is.

Regards Diane

gkh151
19th April 2014, 12:00
Diane,

She was sunk by U57 under the command of Carl-Siegfried Ritter von Georg.

If you look at the link below you will find the details and a photo of the commander along with his military details.

http://www.uboat.net/wwi/ships_hit/2413.html

Regards,
Graham.

gkh151
19th April 2014, 12:27
Diane,

See below for the full crew list of HMS Genista.

http://www.naval-history.net/xDKCas1916-10Oct.htm

Regards,
Graham

R58484956
19th April 2014, 12:45
Greetings Diane and welcome to SN. Bon voyage.

MTrev
28th October 2014, 23:02
Diane

I attach a photo of my great-aunt's husband who was the ship's commanding officer, John White.

best wishes
Mike