ADM 242 - 014 - 261

HM Drifter Laurel Crown

HM Drifter Laurel Crown was lost on 22 June 1916 during minesweeping operations near Marwick Head when she struck another of the mines laid by U-75.

All nine crew were lost, including George Petrie from Burray, Orkney.

SurnameForenamesRankService number 
 BAKERThomas JamesEnginemanES 739 (Ch)logo-white
 COULLJohnSkipperWSA 1873 (Po)logo-white
 DURRANTCharlesDeck HandDA 8421 (Po)logo-white
 MITCHELLRobertEnginemanES 1461 (Po)logo-white
 MURPHYAlfredDeck HandDA 7018 (Ch)logo-white
 NICOLSONMurdoDeck HandDA 7916 (Ch)logo-white
 PETRIEGeorgeDeck HandDA 11223 (Po)logo-white
 SLATERRobertSecond HandDA 4577 (Po)logo-white
 STEPHENSONClarence PercyTrimmerTS 3322 (Ch)logo-white