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The story of Hugh Jones, Borth

Hugh Jones was the Captain of the steamship HEATHPARK. The ship was carrying a cargo of ore from Bilbao to Maryport when she was torpedoed in the Bay of Biscay by U 91 under the command of Alfred von Glasenapp on 5 October 1918. There were no survivors among the crew of 18. Captain Jones's body was the only one recovered from the sea and he was buried at Bilbao.

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Ship in a Bottle

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Captain Hugh Jones and his family

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Portrait of Captain Hugh Jones

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Mariners from Borth

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Captain Hugh Jones with his crew during WW1

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WW1 Letter 25 Aug 1919

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WW1 Letter 4 October 1918 (1/2)

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WW1 Letter 4 Oct 1918 (2/2)

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WW1 letter 7 October 1918 (1/2)

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WW1 letter 7 Oct 1918 (2/2)

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WW1 Letter 24 Oct 1918

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WW1 Letter 25 Oct 1918

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The Borth Monument Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918

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WW1 Letter 17 July 1919 (1/2)

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WW1 Letter 17 July 1919 (2/2)

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3 Spanish fishermen who found Hugh Jones's...

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The Evans family on a visit to Cpt Jones'...

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Kathleen Evans visiting her fathers grave

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Family visit to The British Cemetery Bilbao

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Burton Mail Artical

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Ondarroa 1991 Book

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Ondarroa

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Outside the British Cemetery Bilbao Caretakers...

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The Visit of Hugh and Neil Evans to there...

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Neil (Left) Hugh (Right) Evans

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