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Hi,

would anyone know of a photograph of HMS Pincher? She was wrecked in 1918. Tried Google but very little.

Or any history please.

regards,

Dean.

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Hi,

would anyone know of a photograph of HMS Pincher? She was wrecked in 1918. Tried Google but very little.

Or any history please.

regards,

Dean.

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At Malta, 1916.

PINCHER: Displacement 975 tons. The only "Beagle" Class destroyer built by Denny Bros. Launched 15.3.10. Armament; 1 x 4", 3 x 12pdr, 2 x TT. Turbines. Coal fired, 27kts. Lost on the Seven Stones, 24th July, 1918 whilst, with SCORPION, escorting WAR HOSTAGE from Plymouth through the Western Approaches. At the court-martial the captain was reprimanded for steering an unsafe course. She had spent the early part of the war in the Aegean.

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Hi Kath,

that was me re Ian Cooper, on 'Sheffield History', did you manage to get on ?

hope your well,

Dean.

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ionia,

how rude can i get!!

i didn't thank you for the photo, please accept my apologies.

The photo is excellent and very much appreciated, thank you.

Dean.

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Dean, wondered if it was you.

Yes, I got on the site.

Following the mention of Petty Officer Stoker WILLIAM WHEELHOUSE

K/7846, H.M.S. "Pincher.", Royal Navy

who died age 29

on 24 July 1918

Son of the late Frederick and Sarah Ann Wheelhouse.

Remembered with honour

GWITHIAN (ST. GOTHIAN) CHURCHYARD

I looked through my copy of The War graves Of The British Empire Cemeteries & Churchyards in the County of Cornwall & found:

Officer's Steward 1st Class G MARMARA

355351, H.M.S. "Pincher.", Royal Navy

who died age 45

on 24 July 1918

Son of Albert and Magdalen Marmara; husband of Sarah Marmara.

Remembered with honour

PERRANZABULOE (ST. PIRAN) CHURCHYARD

Kath.

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