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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)
 COULLJohnSkipperWSA 1873 (Po)
 DURRANTCharlesDeck HandDA 8421 (Po)
 MITCHELLRobertEnginemanES 1461 (Po)
 MURPHYAlfredDeck HandDA 7018 (Ch)
 NICOLSONMurdoDeck HandDA 7916 (Ch)
 PETRIEGeorgeDeck HandDA 11223 (Po)
 SLATERRobertSecond HandDA 4577 (Po)
 STEPHENSONClarence PercyTrimmerTS 3322 (Ch)