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Chief Steward Frederick Hayles Shyvers


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Remembered today on the Great War Forum

(from the CWGC)

SHYVERS, FREDERICK HALES

Initials: F H

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Chief Steward

Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine

Unit Text: S.S. "Sagamore" (Liverpool)

Age: 34 Date of Death: 03/03/1917

Additional information: Son of George and Alice Shyvers; husband of Madge Shyvers (nee Evans), of 31, Duncan St., Birkenhead. Born at Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Memorial: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL

(from http://www.naval-history.net/WW1LossesBrMS1917.htm)

SAGAMORE, 5,197grt, defensively-armed, 3 March 1917, 150 miles W from the Fastnet, torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine, 52 lives lost including Master

The Sagamore was of an unusual design, described as either Whale-backed or Turtle-backed

photographs of her can bee seen here

http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/millbay_docks_25-32.pdf

and here

http://www.forestprints.co.uk/ss_sagamore.htm

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