Charles Algernon Fryatt

Captain of the SS Brussels ship when it was captured by German Naval Forces 23rd June 1916.

Captain Charles Algernon Fryatt was executed and the male members of the crew interned as civilian Prisoners of War.

Charles was born 1872 in Southampton, Hampshire son Charles Fryatt (b. 1840 Canvey Island) and Mary T B. (b 1839 Holy Island),

  • 1881 census he listed 22 Trinity Terrace, St Marys, Southampton, Hampshire (RG 11/1207)
  • 1891 census he is listed Adelaide Street, Ramsey, Essex (RG 12/1403)

Records in The National Archives

  • ADM 1/8563/207 Captain Fryatt, the bringing of his remains to England
  • BT 99/3210 Crew agreement and list of crew 1/1/1916 – 30/6/1916
  • CAB 24/111 ‘First, Second and Third Interim reports from the Committee of Enquiry Into Breaches of the Laws of War’ includes detailed account of the capture of the SS Brussels and Captain FRYATT’s trial.
  • PIN 26/19752 Fryatt Charles A, Nature of Disability or Cause of Death: Shot
  • MT 9/1058 Board of Trade Marine Department correspondence relating to death of Captain FRYATT
  • MT 9/1066 Fryatt, Capt. Charles (Code 48): Memorial

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