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.

Cameronia

She was a 16,280 GRT steam passenger/ refrigerated cargo ship that was hit on 22 December 1942 by a torpedo fired by an aircraft at position 37° 03' N 05° 24' W.

Cameronia
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Thomas Richard Webster Atkins, O B E and Bar 70 10/01/1946 Surgeon Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 22. Age 70. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Richard Atkins; husband of Ida Kathleen Webster Atkins of Southampton.

Canadian Star

She was a 8,293 GRT motor refrigerated cargo ship that was damaged on 20 July 1941 by gunfire from German submarine U-126 at position 49° 15' N 21° 00' W but survived. She was attacked again on 18 March 1943 and sunk by a torpedo fired by U-221.

I am grateful to Billy McGee for the following additional information:

On the 6th February 1942, at a position 800 Miles East of the Pitcairn Islands during a gun practice on the ships 4.7 inch gun, there was an accidental explosion, killing one of the DEMS gunners outright and mortally wounding one of the crewmembers, an Able Seaman named William E. Llewellyn, who died from severe head injuries an hour later and both were buried at sea.
Canadian Star Canadian Star
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
William Edward Bevan 19 18/03/1943 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 19. Son of Frederick Charles and Louise Bevan.
Edgar George Buckwell 55 18/03/1943 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 55. Son of George William and Ann Jane Buckwell of Crosby Liverpool.
Thomas Christie 27 18/03/1943 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 27
John Coghlan 18 18/03/1943 Cadet Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 18. Son of Timothy Coghlan and of Hilda Coghlan of Liverpool.
Dennis Connor 30 18/03/1943 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 30. Son of Francis and Jennie Connor; husband of Teresa Connor of Liverpool.
Alexander Criston Craighead 43 18/03/1943 Surgeon Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 43
Fred Edwards 52 18/03/1943 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 52
John Alexander Forbes 31 18/03/1943 Second Refrigerator Engineer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 31. Son of Alexander and Anne Maud Forbes.
Frederick George Henry Freeborn 29 11/01/1946 Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Southampton Old Cemetery Sec. E. (188). Grave 261. Age 29. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick George Henry Freeborn of Southampton; husband of Viola Patricia Freeborn of Southampton.
John Gee 21 18/03/1943 Junior Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 21. Son of John Hall Gee and Jane Gee of Winlaton Co. Durham.
William Grieve 70 18/03/1943 Greaser Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 70
Trevor Hughes 40 18/03/1943 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 40. Son of Craigfryn and Margaret Hughes.
Leslie Frederick Humphries 36 18/03/1943 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 36. Son of William Frederick and Ada Humphries; husband of Daisy Isabel Humphries of Lower Peacedown St. John Somerset.
Richard Samuel Jones 19 18/03/1943 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 19. Son of William Richard and Charlotte Ann Jones of Caernarvon.
William Eirwyn Llewellyn 26 06/02/1943 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 26. Son of William John and Addie Llewellyn of St. Dogmaels Cardiganshire.
Harry Mack 57 18/03/1943 Chief Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 57
Cyril Marsh 41 18/03/1943 Chief Refrigerator Engineer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 41. Son of John and Ellen Marsh.
Robert David Miller 38 18/03/1943 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 22. Age 38. Son of Robert Bushell Miller and Edith Alice Miller; husband of Doris Mary Miller of Prescot Lancashire. Awarded Lloyds War Medal. Kings Commendation for Brave Conduct.
James Brendan Oreilly 20 18/03/1943 Assistant Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 20. Son of Patrick and Bridget OReilly; nephew of Mr. M. OReilly of Old Trafford Manchester.
Albert Irving Towers 29 18/03/1943 Junior Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 29. Son of Albert Henry and Mary Helen Towers; husband of Lilian Towers of Bolton Lancashire.
Verdun Trillo 27 18/03/1943 Fourth Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 27
Keith St. Clair Vincent 22 18/03/1943 Electrician Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 22. Son of Leonard Godfrey and Lilian Winifred Vincent of Leigh-on-Sea Essex.
James George Watson 58 18/03/1943 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 58. Son of George and Helen Adamson Watson.
Stanley Williams 21 18/03/1943 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 21. Son of James Moses and Ethel May Williams of Swansea.

Canford Chine

She was a 3,364 GRT steam cargos ship that was last reported seen on 7 February so it was assumed she was lost the following day at the time. Since then evidence has come to light that she was sunk on 10 February 1941 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-52 at position 55° 30' N 19° 00' W.

There were no survivors

Canford Chine
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Ali Chand 25 08/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 25
Ali Harmuz 35 08/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 35
Ali Sayed 29 08/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 29
Ally Annwar 36 08/02/1941 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 36
Anwar Ali 02/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials
George Edmund Bevan 20 08/02/1941 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 20
Jonkin Carolis 44 08/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 44
Daniel Driscoll 46 08/02/1941 Boatswain Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 46
William Murton Edwards 28 08/02/1941 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 28
Christopher Joseph Fairney 29 08/02/1941 Third Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 29. Son of James and Margaret Fairney.
William Hall 21 08/02/1941 Able Seaman Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 19. Age 21. Son of William and Julia Hall of North River Newfoundland.
Leopold Harrison 22 08/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 22. Son of Frank and Valona Harrison of Cardiff. His brother William Henry also fell.
Wilfred Laurence Hing 26 08/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 26. Son of Low Hing and of Nellie Hing (nee Stokes); husband of Doreen Hing of Cardiff.
Jain-Ud-Din 44 08/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 44. (Served as DEEN). Husband of Isa Umma of Slave Island Ceylon.
Peter Keogh 20 08/02/1941 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 20. Son of William Keogh and of Elizabeth Keogh of Arklow Co. Wicklow Irish Republic.
Albert Alexander Laing 53 08/02/1941 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 53. Son of Thomas Alexander Laing and Cathrine Laing; husband of Edith Laing of Penzance Cornwall.
Alec Ledrew 08/02/1941 Sailor Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 19. Son of Mrs. E. Ledrew of Cupide Newfoundland.
Neil Macdougall 52 08/02/1941 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 52. Son of Neil and Mary Macdougall; husband of Kathleen Josephine Macdougall of Barry Island Glamorgan.
Charles Thomas Magee 15 08/02/1941 Deck Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 15. Son of Charles and Violet Magee of Cardiff.
George Cecil Marshall 34 08/02/1941 Able Seaman Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 19. Age 34. Son of John and Eliza Marshall of Harbour Buffett Newfoundland.
Joseph Edmund Moore 15 08/02/1941 Cabin Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 15
William James Morgan 52 08/02/1941 Chief Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 52. Son of William and Mary Morgan. Master Mariner Merchant Navy.
Muthusami Erode 27 08/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 27
John William Otoole 24 08/02/1941 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 24. Son of John and Bridget OToole. His brother James also died on service.
George William Oates 40 08/02/1941 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 40. Husband of Agnes Ann Oates of Ockbrook Derbyshire.
George Pile 60 08/02/1941 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 60. Son of George and Ann Pile; husband of Blanche Pile. of Canton Cardiff.
Trevor Prindle 15 08/02/1941 Galley Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 15
Samuel Thomas Purton 50 08/02/1941 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 50. Husband of Emma Jane Purton of Newport Monmouthshire.
Karen Regan 24 08/02/1941 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 24. Son of Maria Regan of Cape Clear Co. Cork Irish Republic.
Emlyn Edward Richards 29 08/02/1941 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 29
Robert Joseph Scott 23 08/02/1941 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 23. Son of George and Catherine Scott; husband of D. Scott of Newport Monmouthshire.
Reginald Thorn 22 08/02/1941 Mess Room Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 22. Son of William Francis and Laura Elenor Thorn of Paddington London.
James Harvey Trowbridge 29 08/02/1941 Able Seaman Canadian Merchant Navy Canada Halifax Memorial Panel 19. Age 29. Son of Joseph and Isabella Trowbridge of Harbour Buffett Newfoundland.
Wyndham Lionel Wiggin 40 08/02/1941 Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 40. Husband of Henrietta Wiggin of Barry Island Glamorgan.

Canonesa

She was a 8,286 GRT steam refrigerated cargo ship that was sunk on 21 September 1940 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-100 at position 54° 55' N 18° 25' W.

Canonesa
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Tom Purnell 37 21/09/1940 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 37

Cantal

She was a 3,188 GRT steam cargo ship that was bombed by aircraft on 3 May 1941 whilst at Liverpool but survived the war.

Cantal
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Dualeh Ibraham 36 04/05/1941 Fireman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 36

Capable

She was a 216 GRT steam coaster that hit a mine on 5 June 1940 at a position 2.8 miles from Horsesand Fort Spithead on a bearing of 131°.

There were no survivors

Capable
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Charles Bloom 46 05/06/1940 Chief Engineer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 46. Husband of F. Bloom of Horsham Sussex.
Oscar Fabian Fredrickson 63 05/06/1940 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Portsmouth (Milton) Cemetery Plot Y. Row 15. Grave 31. Age 63. Son of Carl and Caring Fredrickson; husband of May Eveline Fredrickson of Plymouth.
Herbert Charles Frederick Hayward 35 05/06/1940 Mate Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 35. Son of Robert and Violet Hayward; husband of Eva Hayward of Caister-on-Sea Norfolk.
Robert Porter 25 05/06/1940 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 25
John Dennis Sullivan 58 05/06/1940 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 58

Cape Corso

She was a 3,807 GRT steam caro ship that was sunk on 2 May 1942 by a torpedo fired by an aircraft at position 73° 02' N 19° 46' E. She was sailing in a convoy to Russia and only 6 of her crew of 56 survived - three of these wounded.

Cape Corso Cape Corso
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Arthur Edward Angell 37 02/05/1942 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 37. Husband of A. Angell of Hull.
Alfred Annan 53 02/05/1942 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 53
Eric Edward Bailey 17 02/05/1942 Mess Room Boy Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 17. Son of Albert Edward and Mary Bailey of Thorne Yorkshire.
Jack Blonder 31 02/05/1942 Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 31. Husband of Kathleen Mary Blonder of Aveley Essex.
William Brown 50 02/05/1942 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 50
John Alexander Paris Campbell 22 02/05/1942 Second Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 22
Thomas Gilchrist Campbell 18 02/05/1942 Assistant Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 18. Son of Henry and Jean Campbell of Rutherglen Lanarkshire.
George William Conroy 23 02/05/1942 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 23. Son of George William and Florence Conroy.
John Robert Davis 28 02/05/1942 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 28
Allan Ferguson Duncan 29 02/05/1942 Fourth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 29
Jose Faustino Gomez 54 02/05/1942 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 54. Husband of Lottie Gomez of Barry Docks Glamorgan.
Philip Joseph Gorman 17 02/05/1942 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 17
Henry Richard Gray 32 02/05/1942 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 32. Husband of Dora Gray of Bradford Yorkshire.
John George Groat 37 02/05/1942 Chief Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 37. Son of William and Betsy Groat; husband of Margaret Park Groat of Edinburgh.
Peter Gunn 21 02/05/1942 Third Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 21. Son of William Archibald and Emily Kate Gunn of St. Ives Cornwall.
Harold Hatfield 25 02/05/1942 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 25. Son of Harry and Hilda Hatfield.
Thomas James Edwin Hedgcock 27 02/05/1942 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 27. Son of Thomas and Angela Mary Hedgcock of Hull.
David Hughes 52 02/05/1942 Greaser Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 52
Hugh Edward Hughson, B E M and Bar 23 02/05/1942 Boatswain Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 23. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Magnus Hughson of Mossbank Zetland.
Donald Stanley Kinnersley 18 02/05/1942 Assistant Cook Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 18. Son of Walter and Gertrude Kinnersley of Hull.
Alan Godfrey Macbeth 30 02/05/1942 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 30
Walter Clark Montgomery 36 02/05/1942 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 36. Husband of Isabel S. Montgomery of Wigtown.
Edward Moody 21 02/05/1942 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 21. Son of Mr. and Mrs. George Moody; husband of Gwendoline Moody of Hull.
John Morgan 27 02/05/1942 Chief Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 27
Thomas Mccargo 54 02/05/1942 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 54
Reggie Mcdonald 16 02/05/1942 Ordinary Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 16. Son of Alexander McDonald and of Harriet McDonald of Dawdon Co. Durham.
Herbert Narburgh 45 02/05/1942 Able Seaman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 45
William George Naysmith 61 02/05/1942 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 61. Husband of Robena Naysmith of Knightswood Glasgow.
Michael Oconnor 21 02/05/1942 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 21. Son of Michael and Alice OConnor; nephew of Mrs. N. Fowler of Hull.
Christopher Charles Odonkor 37 02/05/1942 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 37
Robert Grieve Peebles 28 02/05/1942 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 28. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grieve Peebles; husband of Grace B. Peebles of Cupar Fife.
William Henry Prestage 21 02/05/1942 Sailor Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 21. Son of William and Florence E. Prestage.
Robert Henry Radford 24 02/05/1942 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 24
Augustus Theodore St. Clair 21 02/05/1942 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 21
Tom Toby 39 02/05/1942 Greaser Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 39. Son of Thomas and Sarah Toby; husband of Louisa Toby of Cardiff.
William Wastle, B E M and Bar 21 02/05/1942 Carpenter Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 21. Son of James and Rose Wastle; husband of Elizabeth Wastle of Edinburgh.
Frederick Watson 26 02/05/1942 Second Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 26. Husband of Jenny Watson of South Shields Co. Durham.
Albert Edward Williams 22 02/05/1942 Assistant Steward Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 22. Son of George and Elizabeth Williams.
Joseph Francis Williams 48 02/05/1942 Fireman and Trimmer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 48

Cape Horn

She was a 5,643 GRT motor cargo ship that was attacked on 13 May 1941 by bombs and gunfire from an aircraft. She survived this but was destroyed by a fire and explosion on 28 March 1942 at position 08° 24' S 08° 46' W. According to the CWGC database, those listed on the monument died in the 1941 attack.

Cape Horn
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Oliphant Kerr 18 14/05/1941 Cadet Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 18. Son of John M. Kerr and of Margaret B. Kerr of Glasgow.
Charles Lowe 25 14/05/1941 Junior Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 25. Son of Daniel Lowe and of Fanny Lowe of Arbroath Angus.
Owen Rowlands 33 14/05/1941 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 33. Son of Evan and Kathleen Rowlands; husband of Netta Mary Rowlands of Holyhead Anglesey.
Sidney R. Wallace 52 14/05/1941 Second Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 52

Cape Nelson

She was a 3,807 GRT steam cargo ship that was sunk on 23 February 1941 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-95 at position 59° 30' N 21° 00' W. Survivors were aboard Empire Mermaid when she was attacked - see entry HERE.

Cape Nelson
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Abdullah Ali 46 23/02/1941 Donkeyman Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 46
William Arthur Bassom 40 23/02/1941 First Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 40. Son of William Arthur and Grace Bassom; husband of Violet Bassom. of Hawkwell Essex.
Charles Drysdale 32 23/02/1941 Third Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 32. Son of Charles and Elizabeth Drysdale; husband of Helen Drysdale of Glasgow.
Kenneth Malcolm Mackenzie 40 23/02/1941 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 40. Son of Robert Malcolm and Susan Mackenzie; husband of Catherine Mowat Mackenzie of Glasgow.

Cape St Andrew

She was a 5,094 GRT steam cargo ship that was sunk on 13 November 1940 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-137 at position 55° 14' N 10° 29' W.

Cape St Andrew
Forenames Surname & Honours Age D.O.D Rank Service Country Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref. Addl. Information
Amin Ullah 52 13/11/1940 Seacunny Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 52
Azam-Ud-Din 39 13/11/1940 Fireman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 39
Albert Roy Bebb 33 13/11/1940 Master Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 33
Ganpat 25 13/11/1940 Topass Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 25
Moklesh Ullah 21 13/11/1940 Fireman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 21
Nazir Ahmad 13/11/1940 Seaman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials
Nazir Anwar Ali Ahmad 42 13/11/1940 Cassab Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 42
Roger Anthony Lyon Reid 24 13/11/1940 Third Radio Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 24. Son of James Reid and of Mary Bridget Reid of Lurgan Co. Armagh Northern Ireland. His brother Felix Joseph Gerrard Reid also fell.
Sayid Ullah 26 13/11/1940 Greaser Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 26
Shera-Ul-Haq 41 13/11/1940 Seaman Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials Age 41
Shiraz-Ul-Haq 13/11/1940 Greaser Indian Merchant Navy India Bombay / Chittagong 1939-1945 War Memorials
John Thomas Steele 50 13/11/1940 Chief Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 50. Son of John and Elizabeth Steele; husband of A. Steele of Wallsend Northumberland.
William Hubert Turner 44 13/11/1940 Third Mate Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 44
John Wilson 20 13/11/1940 Fifth Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 20. Son of John and Elizabeth Wilson of Hull.
George Witten 68 13/11/1940 Chief Engineer Officer Merchant Navy United Kingdom Tower Hill Memorial Panel 23. Age 68. Son of Richard and Jane Witten; husband of Henrietta Thirza Witten.