Vessels Lost in WW2 Recorded on the Memorial at Tower Hill

This page includes basic information about the ships and how they were lost, a photo of the relevant panel(s) of the Tower Hill Memorial and information about those that lost their lives extracted from the CWGC database. In the table I have included information about those who served on the ships but who had a normal burial as this seems appropriate to me. In some cases further family information about the individuals may be available on the CWGC website - External Ref. #7.

Ardanbhan

She was a 4,980 GRT steam cargo ship that was sunk on 27 December 1940 by a torpedo from Italian submarine Tazzoli at position 59° 16' N 20° 27' W.

Ardanbhan Ardanbhan
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Andrew Allan 31 27/12/1940 Third Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 31
Frank Anderson 49 27/12/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 49. Son of Frank and Emily Anderson of Hull; husband of Frances Anderson of Hull.
James Apperton 25 27/12/1940 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 25. Son of John Ward Apperton and Hannah E. Apperton of Hull.
John Burton Arnold 30 27/12/1940 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 30. Son of George and Blanche Arnold; husband of Irene Arnold of Swinefleet Yorkshire.
George William Blampey 30 27/12/1940 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 30
George Chambers 29 27/12/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 29. Son of John and Catherine Ann Chambers; husband of Alice Chambers of Hull.
Edward Chase 39 27/12/1940 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 39
Charles John Robert Cockett 17 27/12/1940 Galley Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 17. Son of Charles George James Cockett and Alice Cockett of Hornsea Bridge Hornsea Yorkshire.
Elmar Conrad 27/12/1940 Able Seaman Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 17.
Frederick Cox 40 27/12/1940 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 40
William Edward Drust 42 27/12/1940 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 42
George Evans 25 27/12/1940 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 25. Son of George Henry and Annie Elizabeth Evans of Huntingdon.
Jack Grant 39 27/12/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 39
William John Hamilton 58 27/12/1940 Chief Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 58
William James Huggins 47 27/12/1940 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 47. Son of Thomas and Emily Huggins; husband of Lilian Huggins of Gabalfa Cardiff.
Alexander Jacklin 21 27/12/1940 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Son of Robert and Laura Jacklin of Hull.
Joseph Jackson 22 27/12/1940 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 22. Son of William and Mary Jackson of Hull.
William Macdonald 23 27/12/1940 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 23. Son of Murdo and Elizabeth Macdonald of Glasgow.
James Marinan 52 27/12/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 52
Laurence Markham 19 27/12/1940 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 19. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter James Markham; stepson of Maisie Irene Markham of Hessle Yorkshire.
Alfred Mearns 57 27/12/1940 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 57. Husband of Elizabeth Ann Mearns of West Hartlepool Co. Durham.
David Morgan 18 27/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 18. Son of William Henry and Ann Knox Morgan.
Arnold Raymond Motson 18 27/12/1940 Mess Room Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 18. Son of Tom and Bertha May Motson of Hull.
William Alexander Mulveny 55 27/12/1940 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 9. Age 55. Son of George and Emily Mulveny; husband of Jessie Mulveny of Mount Florida Glasgow.
Watkin John Mclean 50 27/12/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 50. His brother Wilfred perished with him.
Wilfred Mclean 45 27/12/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 45. His brother Watkin John perished with him.
Charles Frederick Parkinson 23 27/12/1940 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 23. Son of John William and Ethel Parkinson of Hull.
Harold James Partridge 40 27/12/1940 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 40. Son of James and Adelaide Partridge; husband of Mary Elizabeth Partridge of Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire.
Ronald Rimmer 17 27/12/1940 Third Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 17. Son of John William and Margaret Rimmer of Hull.
Alfred Salaman 51 27/12/1940 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 51
Alexander Simpson 36 27/12/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 36
William Arnold South 45 27/12/1940 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 45
James William Stephenson 32 27/12/1940 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 32. Husband of Kathleen Stephenson of Hull.
Tom Sylvester 48 27/12/1940 Boatswain Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 48. Husband of F. M. Sylvester of Hull.
Luther Thornton 19 27/12/1940 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 19. Son of George and Edith Thornton.
James Aloysius White 30 27/12/1940 Chief Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 30
Albert Edward Witty 28 27/12/1940 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 28. Son of Walter Frederick and Ethel Witty of Hull.
Harry Stovin Wood 55 27/12/1940 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 55

Ardenvohr

She was a 5,025 GRT cargo ship that was sunk on 10 June 1942 by a torpedo fired from German submarine U-68 at position 12° 45' N 80° 20' W. She had earlier picked up 17 survivors from Thelma Lykes - she had been torpedoed 5 days earlier.

Ardenvohr
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Arthur John Beames 15 10/06/1942 Deck Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 15. Son of John Edwin and Florence May Beames of Avonmouth Gloucestershire.

Ardeola

She was a 3,140 GRT steam passenger/cargo ship that was captured by Vichy French naval forces in the Mediterranean on 9 November 1942 and handed over to the Italian navy. According to the CWGC database, Mr Latham died on 26 Dec 1942 so it could have been the result of the capture of the ship. The Italians renamed her Adermo and she was sunk by British forces on 23 July 1943.

Ardeola
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
George Thomas Latham 54 26/12/1942 Storekeeper Merchant Navy United Kingdom Liverpool (Ford) Roman Catholic Cemetery Sec. A.G. Grave 198. Age 54

Arica

She was a 5,2,93 GRT steam cargo ship that was sunk by a torpedo fired on 6 November 1942 by German submarine U-160 at position 10° 58' N 60° 52' W.

Arica
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Vivian Cardcross Ashby 06/11/1942 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10.
Clement Foster Clarke 52 06/11/1942 Greaser Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 52
James Fitz Aubrey Arthur Clarke 46 06/11/1942 Chief Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 46. Son of Arthur and Hilaria Clarke; husband of Ruby I. Clarke of St. Michael Barbados.
David Taylor Gibson 24 06/11/1942 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 24. Husband of A. S. Gibson of Glasgow.
Edward Greaves 42 06/11/1942 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 42. Husband of Ruby Greaves of St. Michaels Barbados.
Thomas Ethelbert Holder 20 06/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 20
Arthur Malabar 57 06/11/1942 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 57. Son of Robert and Julia Malabar of Hixon Staffordshire; husband of Elizabeth Malabar of Wallasey Cheshire. Awarded the Silver Medal for Gallantry in Saving Life at sea Lloyds Silver Medal Liverpool Shipwreck and Humane Silver Medal Emile Robin Silver Medal.
Joseph Nathaniel Morris 56 06/11/1942 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 56. Husband of Mabel Desmore Morris of St. Michael Barbados.
Samuel Parfitt 50 06/11/1942 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 50
Percy Frederick Salkeld 47 06/11/1942 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 47
Edward Ireland Walmsley 42 06/11/1942 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 42

Arinia

She was a 8,024 GRT motor tanker that was sunk by a mine 19 Dec 1942 at a position 2 cables north of the Nore Light Vessel.

Arinia
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Ah Hock 19/12/1940 Quartermaster Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Ah Khai 19/12/1940 Storekeeper Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Ah Kim 19/12/1940 Mess Room Boy Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Husband of Lim Tee.
Ah Nong 19/12/1940 Saloon Boy Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Ah Tee 26 19/12/1940 Quartermaster Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 26
Benjamin Jackson Bannister 48 19/12/1940 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 48. Son of Robert and Miranda Bannister; husband of Caroline Bannister of Southsea Hampshire.
Bia Ching Pee 19/12/1940 Pantry Boy Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Chang Ah Ching 34 19/12/1940 Quartermaster Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 34
Henry Walter John Chater 17 19/12/1940 Third Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 17
Cheng Ching 19/12/1940 Cook Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Cheong Gai 19/12/1940 Fireman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Cheong Him 19/12/1940 Fireman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Godfrey Dawson 25 19/12/1940 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 25
Edward Lloyd Didsbury 21 19/12/1940 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Son of Edward Lloyd Didsbury and Elizabeth Maud Didsbury of North Shields Northumberland.
Fong Ah Keng 19/12/1940 Fireman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Husband of Ng Yuet Wai.
Foo Kok Tan 19/12/1940 Mess Room Boy Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Husband of Lim Tee. of Hainan. China.
Arthur George Hicks 30 19/12/1940 Chief Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 30
Edmund Horatio Holmes 23 19/12/1940 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 23. Son of Joseph and Elizabeth Caroline Holmes of Woolston Southampton.
Karn Yak 19/12/1940 Boy Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Charles George Kemp 17 19/12/1940 Apprentice Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 17. Son of Charles Henry and Mary Elizabeth Kemp of Gravesend Kent.
James Kirk 39 19/12/1940 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 39. Son of James and Jessie Kirk. M.I.Mar.E.
Lam Chong 26 19/12/1940 Cook Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 26
Lau Ee Pak 28 19/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 28
Lee Ah King 44 19/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 44
Lee Ah Tay 19/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Lee Chong 19/12/1940 Donkeyman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Lee Kim Kwang 42 19/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 42
Lee Swee 19/12/1940 Fireman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Son of Cheung Chek Leun.
Lo Ching Lai 29 19/12/1940 Chief Cook Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 29
Lum Fook 33 19/12/1940 Fireman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 33
Robert Davidson Douglas Mackay 23 19/12/1940 Third Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Dunbarney Cemetery Grave 489. Age 23. Son of James Sime Mackay and Agnes Scott Mackay of Bridge of Earn.
Man Lum 19/12/1940 Fireman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Vincent Douglas Marchi 40 19/12/1940 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 40. Husband of Adelaide Marchi of St. Petersburg Florida U.S.A.
Nee Foo Dong 19/12/1940 Steward Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
On Lew 40 19/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 40
James Osman 50 19/12/1940 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 50. Son of James and Mary Osman; husband of Mary T. B. Osman of Houghton-le-Spring Co. Durham.
Quok Kay Thion 19/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Harry Brotherton Robson 25 19/12/1940 Fifth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 25. Son of E. Walter and Alice Robson of Hebbum Co. Durham.
Walter Bently Sharples 27 19/12/1940 Fifth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 27
George Sprunt 25 19/12/1940 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 25. Son of George and Mary Sprunt of Dundee.
Sue Gee Kwai 34 19/12/1940 Quartermaster Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 34
Tam Ah Leng 19/12/1940 Carpenter Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Tam Seng Sai 19/12/1940 Chief Steward Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Tin Ching 25 19/12/1940 Cook Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 25
Harold Robinson Tongue 31 19/12/1940 Fifth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 31. Son of William and Eleanor Tongue of Newport Monmouthshire; husband of Eileen Tongue.
Wai Choh 19/12/1940 Fireman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Wong Chong 19/12/1940 Fireman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Wong Lin 40 19/12/1940 Fireman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Age 40
Wong Yeuk 19/12/1940 Pumpman Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial Husband of Lee Ah Lin.
Yeong Ah Teng 19/12/1940 Boatswain Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Yong Ah Moy 19/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Yong Cheong Chen 19/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Yong Chong Ley 19/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Yong Siew Keng 19/12/1940 Sailor Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial
Yong Siew Tang 19/12/1940 Boy Merchant Navy China, (including Hong Kong) Hong Kong Memorial

Ariosto

She was a 2,176 GRT refrigerated cargo ship that was sunk on 24 October 1941 by a torpedo from German submarine U-564 at position 36° 20' N 10° 50' W.

Ariosto
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
George Henry Gavin 57 24/10/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 57. Son of George Daniel and Harriet Gavin; husband of Ada Gavin of Atwick Yorkshire.
William Blaikie Gibson 49 24/10/1941 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 49. Husband of H. L. M. Gibson of Durban Natal South Africa.
Peter Kruhmin 56 24/10/1941 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 56. Husband of Maude Kruhmin of Hull.
Samuel Longthorp 57 24/10/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 57. Husband of Minnie Longthorp of Hull.
John Simpson 56 24/10/1941 Greaser Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 56. Son of John and May Simpson; husband of Mary Ellen Simpson of Hull.

Arletta

She was a 4,870 grt steam tanker that was sunk on 5 August 1942 by a torpedo from German submarine U-458 at position 44° 44' N 55° 22' W.

Arletta Arletta
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Henry Baker 63 05/08/1942 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 63. Husband of Lily Baker of Tyne Dock South Shields Co. Durham.
Robert Bilsland 32 05/08/1942 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 32
Joseph L. Yves Bouloux 20 05/08/1942 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 20. Son of Stanislaus and Genevieve Bouloux.
James Seth Campbell 20 05/08/1942 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 20. Son of George Campbell and stepson of Elizabeth Campbell of Falkirk Stirlingshire.
Matthew Couper 31 05/08/1942 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 31. Son of William and Isabella Couper.
John B. Donoughue 25 05/08/1942 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 25. Son of John and Elizabeth Donoughue of Liverpool.
Joseph Duckenfield 49 05/08/1942 Boatswain Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 49. Son of Walter and Barbara Welsh Duckenfield; husband of Elizabeth Duckenfield of Stenhousemuir Stirlingshire.
David Freedman 22 05/08/1942 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 22. Son of Herman and Annie Freedman.
Alexander Gentles 66 05/08/1942 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 66. Husband of Janet P. Gentles of Port Glasgow Renfrewshire.
William Hampshire Grant 47 05/08/1942 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 47
William Hall 46 05/08/1942 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 46. Husband of M. A. Hall of South Shields Co. Durham. His son Andrew A.B. R.N. also fell.
James Young Howison 28 05/08/1942 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 28. Son of David Jenkins Howison and Sarah Young Howison.
Edward Iceton 42 05/08/1942 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 42
David Jamieson 26 05/08/1942 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 26. Son of John and Bridget Jamieson.
Magnus Thomson Laurenson 40 05/08/1942 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 40. Son of Thomas and May Laurenson; husband of Margaret Christina Laurenson of Bigton Zetland.
John Thomas Leask 17 05/08/1942 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 17
John Milne Deans Middleton 22 05/08/1942 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 22
Robert Morrell 20 05/08/1942 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 20. Son of Robert and Margaret Morrell of Grangemouth Stirlingshire.
Thomas Mulholland 19 05/08/1942 Chief Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 19. Son of Edward Robert and Robina Jack Mulholland of Redding Falkirk Stirlingshire.
James Murray 28 05/08/1942 Deck Hand Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 28. Son of Michael and Mary Murray of Musselburgh Midlothian.
Andrew Gordon Mccrae 22 05/08/1942 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 22
Patrick Obrien 53 05/08/1942 Pumpman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 53
Richard Paice 22 05/08/1942 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 22. Son of Geoffrey R. and Janet S. Paice of Edinburgh.
George William Stockton Rogers 58 05/08/1942 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 58. Husband of Edith Rogers of Morden Surrey.
James Michael Smith 22 05/08/1942 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 22. Son of John and Isobel Smith. His brother Bertram also fell.
George John Somerville 24 05/08/1942 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 24
Francis Watson 21 05/08/1942 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Son of James and Agnes Watson of Larbert Stirlingshire.
John Watson 14 05/08/1942 Mess Room Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 14. Son of James and Agnes Watson of Larbert Stirlingshire.
James Wilson 21 05/08/1942 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Husband of Margaret Sharp Wilson of Falkirk Stirlingshire.

Arlington Court

She was a 4,915 GRT steam cargo ship that was sunk on 16 November 1939 by torpedo from German submarine U-43 at position 48° 14' N 11° 42' W. A history and photo of this ship can be found on the Benjidog Court Line website HERE.

Arlington Court
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Thomas Cutter 24 16/11/1939 Third Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 24. Son of William and Anne Cutter; nephew of Mr. J. B. Cutter of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea Northumberland.
Thomas Leonard England 26 16/11/1939 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 26
John Henry Pearson 65 19/11/1939 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 65. Son of Anthony and Margaret Pearson; husband of Mary Anne Pearson of Cardiff.
Cecil James Thomas 39 16/11/1939 Chief Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 39. Son of William and Hannah Thomas of Roath Cardiff.
Joseph Wardle 62 16/11/1939 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 62

Arthur F. Corwin

She was a 10,516 GRT motor tanker that was hit by a torpedo on 13 February 1941 fired by German submarine U-103 at position 60° 25' N 17° 11' W. U-103 left with the ship ablaze; she was finished off by another torpedo from U-96 about 3 hours later.

There were no survivors

Arthur F. Corwin
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Vincent Atherton 46 13/02/1941 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 46
Sidney Cowan Barnes 23 13/02/1941 Third Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 23
Ronald George Bateson 19 13/02/1941 Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 19. Son of Charles Bateson and of Lilian Bateson (nee Warwick); ward of W. Collins of Petersham Surrey.
William Smith Beckett 26 13/02/1941 Fifth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 26
Thomas Henry Brenton 21 13/02/1941 Sailor Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 19. Age 21. Son of Henry and Helen Brenton of Bulls Cove Burin. Newfoundland.
Albert Thomas Percy Brown 24 13/02/1941 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 24. Son of George E. and Elizabeth Brown of Westcliff-on-Sea Essex.
George Campbell 39 13/02/1941 Chief Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 39
Daniel Carmichael 21 13/02/1941 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Son of James and Janet Carmichael of Glasgow; husband of Mary Carmichael of Glasgow.
Morris Cohen 35 13/02/1941 Storekeeper Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 35. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Harris Cohen; husband of E. B. Cohen of Higher Broughton Salford Lancashire.
Walter Craig 23 13/02/1941 Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 23. Son of Walter Craig and of Georgina Craig of Aberdeen.
William Draper 19 13/02/1941 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 19
Bertram Richard Dyas 18 13/02/1941 Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 18
George Philip Doidge Elliott 53 13/02/1941 Pumpman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 53. Son of Henry Manning Elliot and Jemima Elliot.
William Flanagan 55 13/02/1941 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 55. Husband of Charlotte Flanagan of Glasgow.
Horace Frederick French 33 13/02/1941 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 33. Son of Arthur H. and Hannah E. French of Grays Essex.
John Lawrence Gant 40 13/02/1941 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 40. Son of Charles and Emily Gant.
James Gough 42 13/02/1941 Greaser Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 42
Llewellyn Glyn Griffiths 21 13/02/1941 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Son of Llewelyn and Annie Griffiths of Liverpool.
Iain Halliday 19 13/02/1941 Cabin Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 19
James Percival Hann 28 13/02/1941 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 28. Son of Percival and Frances Agnes Hann of Norwood South Australia.
Robert Houston 27 13/02/1941 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 27. Son of Sarah Ann Houston of Liverpool.
Leslie Hughes 21 13/02/1941 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21
Frank Ibbetson 27 13/02/1941 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 27
John Edgar Rema Legg 23 13/02/1941 Third Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 23
Charles Mactavish 19 13/02/1941 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 19
Martin Maguire 21 13/02/1941 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Maguire of Isle of Whithorn Wigtownshire.
Thomas Lightley Miller 38 13/02/1941 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 38. Husband of Mavis Miller of Richmond Surrey. M.I.Mar.E.
James Christopher Murray 19 13/02/1941 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 19
John Mccafferty 28 13/02/1941 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 28. Son of Patrick McCafferty and of Eleanor McCafferty of Glasgow.
Harold Sutton Mcmanus 38 13/02/1941 Chief Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 38. Husband of Ethel May MacManus of Liverpool.
James Smith Mcmurray 32 13/02/1941 Chief Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 32. Son of Andrew and Alice S. McMurray of Shawlands Glasgow.
Robert Campbell Mcnab 28 22/01/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 91. Age 28
Thomas Hugh Mcnaughton 32 13/02/1941 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 32
George Mcneill 21 13/02/1941 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Son of George McNeill and of Mary McNeill (nee McLeod) of Musselburgh Midlothian.
William Frederick Nation 25 13/02/1941 Fifth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 25. Son of George Frederick and Henrietta Nation.
Frederic Newbery 25 13/02/1941 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 25. Son of William Alfred and Ethel Ruth Newbery.
Victor George Patterson 21 13/02/1941 Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Son of George Henry and Florence Emmeline Patterson.
Reginald Horace Phillips 35 13/02/1941 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 35. Husband of Hilda C. Phillips of Shinfield Green Berkshire.
Thomas Riley 18 13/02/1941 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 18
Harry Johnson Ross 22 13/02/1941 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 22
Daniel Searson 21 13/02/1941 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Son of Thomas G. Searson and of Catherine Searson of Liverpool.
Harold Sydney Tate 27 13/02/1941 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 27. Son of Henry Arthur and Rosetta Maud Tate of Palmers Green Middlesex; husband of Gwendoline A. Tate of Bitterne Southampton.
Jack Hurtley Thompson 19 13/02/1941 Fifth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 19
Sidney Herbert Tindle 28 13/02/1941 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 28. Son of Alfred and Phyllis Ethel Tindle.
James F. West 49 13/02/1941 Boatswain Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 49
James Henry Widdowson 21 13/02/1941 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 21. Son of Walter William and Eveline May Widdowson of New Ferry Cheshire .

Arundel Castle

She was a 19,023 GRT passenger/refrigerated cargo ship that survived the war. Information on how Mr. Cook lost his life can be found on the Queries and Omissions page under 'Queries' HERE. I have no information about the loss of the other four seamen recorded by the CWGC.

Arundel Castle
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Herbert V. Cook 57 14/04/1945 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 10. Age 57
Douglas Faithful Dacombe 53 18/10/1945 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Eastleigh Cemetery Sec. D. Grave 953. Age 53. Son of Charles Brixey Dacombe and Emma Louise Dacombe of Eastleigh husband of Florrie Pennenah Dacombe of Eastleigh.
Henry George Hicks 53 05/12/1947 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom South Stoneham Cemetery Sec. K.6. Grave 156. Age 53. Son of Harry and Elizabeth Hicks husband of Mary Ellen Hicks of Swaythling Southampton.
Charles John Lee 37 21/08/1943 Assistant Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Bristol (Arnos Vale) Cemetery Plot SSS. Grave 364. Age 37. Husband of H. A. Lee of Bedminster Down Bristol.
Thomas Edward Mitchell 36 29/09/1941 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Barnstaple Cemetery Plot A. Cons. Grave 75. Age 36. Son of Thomas Edward and Maud Mitchell; husband of Hilda May Mitchell of Yeo Vale Barnstaple.