Cleethorpes and Grimsby WW1 Minesweeping Trawlers
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- Metal Brass
- First World War (1914-1918)
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THIS GERMAN MINE WAS LAID IN THE APPROACHES TO THE RIVER HUMBER AND WAS RECOVERED BY THE CREWS OF THE CLEETHORPES AND GRIMSBY MINE SWEEPING TRAWLERS IN THE PERSECUTION OF THEIR DAILY DUTIES. IT IS PRESENTED BY CPT F MASSY DAWSON R.N. PORT MINE SWEEPING OFFICER TO THE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL OF CLEETHORPES IN MEMORY OF THE HEROES WHO HAVE PERISHED IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTY DURING THE GRANT OF 1914-17. AND, AS A MEMENTO OF THE PATRIOTISM AND GALLANTRY OF ALL THOSE SEAMEN HAILING FROM THIS GREAT FISHING DISTRICT WHO VOLUNTARILY UNDERTOOK THIS ARDUOUS AND HIGHLY DANGEROUS DUTY OF "SWEEPING THE SEAS.