SON OF THE LATE JOHN AND GRACE LAURIE PRINGLE FISHER. BORN AT GREENOCK.
The Adela was a cargo ship, a 3 masted iron steamer owned by R Tedcastle & co. Dublin. Ships role: Dublin/Liverpool service. The crew except for 2 were Merchant seamen.
On the 27th of Dec 1917 the defensively armed Adela was 12 NW of Skerries when without warning she was torpedoed and sunk by U-boat 100 under the command of captain Frhr Degenhardt Von Loe. 24 lives lost