Name: Edwin Coultas Cappleman
Rank: Chief Engineer
Date of Death: 23/02/1920
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Steam Fishing Vessel “Strathord” (Scarborough)
Commemorated on: TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
Additional Information: Son of Samuel Cappleman and the late Mary Anna Cappleman; husband of Elsie Cappleman (née Laybourne), of 22 Clark St, Scarborough. Born at Scarborough.
Strathord was a 195 GRT steam fishing vessel completed in 1906 by Hall, Russell & Co. Ltd. for Aberdeen Steam Trawling And Fishing Co. From 1920 she was owned by Raincliffe Steam Trawling Co. and registered at Scarborough. On 23 February 1920 she was seen to be blown up by a mine by the crew of another fishing vessel.
There were no survivors.