Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

SS 'EROS' sunk on the 8th June 1918

'EROS'  was mined in the North Sea on the 8th June 1918.  7 lives, lost including Skipper.

LOST CREW - HMT EROS

AVERY, STEPHEN FREDERICK (32), Spare Hand, Steam Trawler Eros, †08/06/1918, Son of Robert Avery and the late Florence Avery; husband of Bertha Louisa Avery (nee Linkins), of 8, Princes Avenue, West Dock St., Hull. Born at Ramsgate, Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial

BAGGLEY, JESSE (36), Third Hand, Steam Trawler Eros, †08/06/1918, Son of the late Richard and Selina Baggley. Born at Hull, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial

HANLON, WALTER (42), Second Engineer, H.M. Trawler Eros, †08/06/1918, Husband of Charlotte Hanlon, of 2, Welton Terrace, Wassand St., Hull, Memorial: Hull Western Cemetery

HOLNESS, JOHN MARSH (40), Boatswain, Steam Trawler Eros, †08/06/1918, Son of Elizabeth Holness, of 9, Conway St., Hull, and the late Richard Albert Holness, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial

POWELL, RICHARD WALTER (54), Skipper, H.M. Trawler Eros, †08/06/1918, Father of Mrs. O. M. Booth, of 176, Marlborough Avenue, Hull, Memorial: Hull Western Cemetery

WEBBER, HAROLD (40), Second Hand, Steam Trawler Eros, †08/06/1918, Son of the late Abel and Alice Mary Webber; husband of Beatrice Ethel Webber (Nee Lewis), of 104, Eastbourne St., Hull. Born at Hull, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial