BORN ICELAND 1894. DROWNED ON 24/02/1916, AGED 22 DUE TO ENEMY ACTION. HIS BROTHER, BERGESTEIN DIED AT SEA WW2 - LIVED 41 ALBERT AVENUE. THEIR NAMES ARE LISTED IN THE HULL MERCHANT NAVY ROLL OF HONOUR.
SS Tummel, built by Goole Shipbuilding & Repairing Co. Ltd., Goole in 1912 and owned at the time of her loss by E. P. Hutchinson, Hull, was a British steamer of 531 tons.
On February 24th, 1916, Tummel, on a voyage from Grimsby to Tréport with a cargo of coal, was sunk by a mine from the German submarine UC-5 (Ulrich Mohrbutter), 7 miles south of the Kentish Knock lightvessel, Thames' mouth. 9 persons were lost.
ANDERSON, M (35), Able Seaman, S.S. Tummel, Born in Denmark
ATKINSON, JOSEPH WILLIAM (64), Chief Engineer, S.S. Tummel, Son of the late Stephen Marling Atkinson, and Sarah Atkinson; husband of Alice Atkinson (nee Curtis), of 82, Somerset St., Hull. Born at Hull,
BUTTERILL, ARUNDELL (61), Cook and Steward, S.S. Tummel, Son of the late John and Sarah Butterill. Born at Thorne,
MCCARTHY, ALBERT (22), Mate, S.S. Tummel, Son of Rachel McCarthy, of 31, Tulbourne Rd., Walthamstow, London, and the late John McCarthy. Born in London
NOBLE, WALTER JAMES (54), Able Seaman, Son of the late James Edward and Elizabeth Noble; husband of Ada Noble (nee Rhodes), of 249, Waterloo St., Hull. Born at Hull
SHIELDS, WILLIAM (43), Assistant Engineer, S.S. Tummel, Son of Elizabeth and the late Richards Shields; husband of Margaret Shields (nee Mason), of 88, Newland Avenue, Hull. Born at Hull, Memorial: Hull Western Cemetery
SIGMUNDSEN, GRIMUR (22), Able Seaman, S.S. Tummel, Born in Iceland
TEANBY, TOM DERBON (30), Fireman, S.S. Tummel, Son of Mary E. Teanby, and the late William Stock Teanby; husband of Florence Gertrude Teanby (nee Pearson), of 9, Church St., Grimsby. Born at Grimsby, Memorial: Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery
WRAY, A (48), Fireman, S.S. Tummel, Son of Mrs. W. Wray, of 30, River Head, Louth Lincs. Born at Louth, Memorial: Tower Hill Memorial