Patrick McDonough 26-Jun-17

First Name: Patrick
Last Name:McDonough
Rank: Deck Hand
Regiment: Royal Navy
Military Number:2773T5
Place of Birth:Whitehall
Place of Death:HMT Charles Astie (Lough Swilly)
Date of Death:26-Jun-17
Additional Information:

Death: 26 June 1917.  Age 47.

Supplementary Notes: Killed by a mine Explosion in Lough Swilly.

Son of Dominic & Maggie McDonough of Cross Street, husband of Anne McDonough of Whitehall.

Remembered: Portsmouth Naval Memorial-Hampshire-United Kingdom. (28)

MCDONOUGH, PATRICK (47), Deckhand (no. 2773TS), HMT Charles Astie, Royal Naval Reserve, †26/06/1917, Son of Dominick and Maggie McDonough, of Cross St., Galway; husband of Anne McDonough, of Whitehall, Galway, Memorial: Portsmouth Naval Memorial

On June 26th, 1917, the British navy trawler HMT Charles Astie was sunk by a mine from the German submarine U-79 (Otto Rohrbeck), northeast of Fanad Point, Lough SWilly (barrage 117b) while escorting the steamer Hartland from Tory Island to Inishowen. All 17 crew died.

Royal Navy

royal navy

Trawler Charles Astie Royal Navy.

Trawler Charles Astie Royal Navy.

Trawler Charles Astie Royal Navy. in colour..

Trawler Charles Astie Royal Navy. in colour..

Portsmouth Naval Memorial.(6)

Portsmouth Naval Memorial. (6)