Built By: Swan Hunter (Tyne)
Build Group: E Group 3
Fate: On 2th March 1917 Submarine E49 left the Shetlands for patrol. As the Submarine was clearing the Balta Sound she hit a mine which had been laid by the German U-Boat UC-76 on 10th March 1917. E49 sank with all the crew and is lying in 16 fathoms (96 feet) of water off Huney Island.

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Roll of Honour

Name Rank Number Hons Age
Arm, Henry Victor  Boy Telegraphist  J 49157    16
16 Years and 10 months old
Beal, Basil Arthur  Lieutenant      29
Commanding Officer
Belsey, Leonard  Petty Officer  210639    32
Brashier, Jubilee John  Leading Stoker  K 6635    29
At birth Brashier, John Jubilee Served as Brashier, Jubilee John.
Breeley, Alfred  Engine Room Artificer 4th Class  M 11286    24
Cartland, Francis  Able Seaman  366403    25
RN DoB 03/08/1891. Actual DoB 03/08/1893
Copeland, Alfred  Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class  M 1025    29
Coy, Thomas  Leading Telegraphist  J 4768    24
Earle, Edwin  Stoker 1st Class  SS 115184    21
At birth Earle, Edwin James Served as Earle, Edwin.
Gillham, Edward  Petty Officer  196012    35
Grosse, Frank  Able Seaman  J 2081    24
RN DoB 02/04/1892. Actual DoB 02/04/1893
Harris, George William  Stoker 1st Class  K 7235    24
Harvey, John Stephen  Temporary Lieutenant (RNR)      28
Hawkes, George  Leading Signalman  J 11022    22
Holmes, John  Stoker Petty Officer  301544    33
RN DoB 29/07/1883. Actual DoB 29/07/1884
Hopkins, Herbert  Able Seaman  200283    34
At birth Hopkins, Walter Herbert George Served as Hopkins, Herbert.
Jones, Benjamin George  Leading Seaman  J 4968    25
Kerr, Alexander  Chief Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class  271504    35
Lampon, Henry James  Stoker 1st Class  K 17422    22
Morgan, George Albert  Petty Officer  211489    32
Mortimer, Sydney Pace  Stoker 1st Class  K 13468    23
Parkinson, Reay  Lieutenant      24
Pembroke, James Martin  Able Seaman  J 22183    21
Randall, Herbert Henry  Leading Seaman  204195    35
Simpson, Harry Jarlick  Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class  M 3130    29
Actual name Simpson, Harry Garlick, Navy records show Simpson, Harry Jarlick.
Skelton, John  Leading Stoker  K 3416    27
Spells, Charles Edward  Stoker 1st Class  K 20704    21
Stevens, John Henry  Leading Seaman  190271    36
At birth Stevens, John Served as Stevens, John Henry.
Sullivan, Jeremiah  Stoker 1st Class  K21238    23
Tilley, Robert James  Able Seaman  J 11627    22
Wakefield, Reginald James  Stoker 1st Class  K 16051    23
RN DoB 26/01/1894. Actual DoB 26/01/1896


15-02-1915 : Laid Down
18-09-1916 : Launched
14-12-1916 : Completed
12-03-1917 : On leaving Balta Sound for patrol, E49 hit a mine laid by UC76 on the 10th, off the entrance. There were no survivors. She lies in 16 fathoms with bows blown off.


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