Material relating to Charles Algernon Fryatt

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photocopied press cutting (15 July 1966); Publication A Short History of the Parish Church of Dovercourt, including a description of the monument erected to the memory of C. A. Fryatt (May 1977).

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Algernon Fryatt, Captain of the Great Eastern Railway Steamship SS Brussels, captured by four German submarines on 23 June 1916, was taken to Ruhleben and then Bruges where he was put on trial for attempting to ram a German submarine. He was illegally executed on 27 July 1916, and his body later brought back for burial at Dovercourt.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Cooper of Harwich.

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed