Able Seaman W Le Huquet
Mercantile Marine, S.S. "Alacrity"
Born at Jersey.
Possibly William Le Huquet, son of John & Jane
Le Huquet of "Clearview", St Martin's, Jersey.
Lost, aged 42 years
S.S. Alacrity (Harris Bros. & Co., Swansea), was
on passage from Le Havre for Seaham Harbour in ballast
when she stuck a mine, layed by submarine UC 5 (Capt.
Ulrich Mohrbutter), off Lowestoft . Thirteen crewmen
went down with her, including the master.
Jersey Mercantile Marine Memorial at Jersey Maritime
Graves Commission Certificate