Alfred Ernest Vines
Life & Career
Vines was made Acting Gunner on 3 March, 1900. He possessed considerable skill in Spanish.
Vines was promoted to the rank of Chief Gunner on 3 March, 1915. In September, 1915 while in command of T.B. 95 as part of a patrol out of Gibraltar, Vines distinguished himself with an attack on U 33, which was in transit to the Adriatic. The enemy was able to make Catarro despite Vine's efforts.
From 10 September, 1917 until March 1920, Vines was in H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth.
Vines was appointed in command of the trawler James Chapman on 8 February, 1921. He died at Haslar Hospital of prostate cancer in mid-June.
Arthur H. Fanshawe
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 89
12 Jul, 1905 – 24 Nov, 1905
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 95
23 Aug, 1913 – 23 Mar, 1917
Robert G. Payze
- The Navy List. (January, 1915). p. 401b.
- The Navy List. (December, 1916). p. 401a.