Name: George Andrew Cowburn
Rank: Second Hand
Date of Death: 23/02/1920
Regiment/Service: Mercantile Marine Steam Fishing Vessel “Strathord” (Scarborough)
Comemmorated: Tower Hill Memorial
Additional Information: Son of Priscilla Cowburn and the late Mr. Cowburn husband of Elizabeth Hannah Cowburn, of 32 Grange Avenue, Scarborough. Born at Morley, Yorkshire.
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.