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Coral to Cornish City

This page has been updated to include basic information about those that los, t their lives. The data is by courtesy of the CWGC and I have included information about those who served on the ships but who had a normal burial as well as those lost at sea and recorded on the Tower Hill memorial. In most cases further family information about the individuals is available on the CWGC website - External Ref. #7.



Coral

She was a 638 grt steam cargo ship that was sunk on 20 August 1944 by a torpedo fired by a German submarine U-764 at position 50° 13’ N 00° 48’ W.

Coral

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Coral

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
CAHOON ROBERT 28 20/08/1944 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
KENNEDY JOHN ROBERT 19 20/08/1944 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
MILLIGAN THOMAS HARDWYRE 64 20/08/1944 Boatswain TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
NICOLSON NORMAN JOHN 23 20/08/1944 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.


Corbet

She was a 468 grt steam cargo ship that was sunk by a mine on 3 May 1941 at a position 400 yards from Herculaneum Dock Liverpool on a bearing of 248°.

Corbet

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Corbet

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
CADDELL SAMUEL 40 03/05/1941 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
DEVITT JOHN 62 03/05/1941 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HILL ALEXANDER 43 03/05/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HILL WILLIAM 55 03/05/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
MAWHINNEY JAMES 36 03/05/1941 Mate TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
McNEILLY DAVID 41 03/05/1941 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
McSEVENEY HUGH 35 03/05/1941 Lamp Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
TEARE JOHN MCINTYRE 45 03/05/1941 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.


Corbis

She was a 8,132 grt motor tanker that was sunk on 18 Apr 1943 by two torpedoes and gunfire from German submarine U-180 at position 34° 56’ S 34° 03’ E.

Corbis

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Corbis

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
AH CHUNG 18/04/1943 Chief Cook HONG KONG MEMORIAL
AH SENG 18/04/1943 Quartermaster HONG KONG MEMORIAL
AH TAY 18/04/1943 Cook HONG KONG MEMORIAL
AH YING 18/04/1943 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
APPLETON STANLEY WILFRED 37 18/04/1943 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
CHAE LEONG 18/04/1943 Fireman's Boy HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHAN TAK 18/04/1943 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHAN YONG 29/04/1943 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHEUNG PING 29/04/1943 Cook HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHIANG PAI 18/04/1943 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHING KONG 18/04/1943 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHOW YIT CHING 18/04/1943 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHUAN SEN LOK 18/04/1943 Chief Steward HONG KONG MEMORIAL
ENG NGOR 18/04/1943 Quartermaster HONG KONG MEMORIAL
FOO CHING KIM 18/04/1943 Boy HONG KONG MEMORIAL
HAUFF STANLEY 22 29/04/1943 Fifth Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HO NGAU 18/04/1943 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
HONG YARE 18/04/1943 Pumpman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
JOHNSON ALEXANDER 20 18/04/1943 Fifth Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
KAY JEE SONG 29/04/1943 Steward HONG KONG MEMORIAL
LAMB ALEXANDER WALKER 32 18/04/1943 Chief Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
LEWIS JOHN HAROLD 23 29/04/1943 Third Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
LI LIN WING 18/04/1943 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
LIM KIM CHUAN 18/04/1943 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
LING AH CHAY 18/04/1943 Boatswain HONG KONG MEMORIAL
LING AH SANG 18/04/1943 Quartermaster HONG KONG MEMORIAL
MAK LOCK 18/04/1943 Carpenter HONG KONG MEMORIAL
MITCHELL JAMES STEVEN 33 29/04/1943 Chief Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
MacLEAY IAN RONALD NORMAN 31 30/04/1943 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
NG KWAN CHONG 29/04/1943 Donkeyman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
ONG AH TIEW 18/04/1943 Mess Room Boy HONG KONG MEMORIAL
SIEW LEE 18/04/1943 Quartermaster HONG KONG MEMORIAL
SUI TIP 29/04/1943 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
TAM YEW 18/04/1943 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
TAYLOR GEORGE POLLITT 32 18/04/1943 First Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
TEAR SAY SAI 18/04/1943 Mess Room Boy HONG KONG MEMORIAL
TENG YONG 18/04/1943 Quartermaster HONG KONG MEMORIAL
TEONG KEAN YIN 18/04/1943 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
TING FOOK LEONG 18/04/1943 Boy HONG KONG MEMORIAL
TONG AH CHONG 29/04/1943 Storekeeper HONG KONG MEMORIAL
TONG CHOON YEE 18/04/1943 Cook HONG KONG MEMORIAL
TRIPP CHARLES 28 29/04/1943 Fifth Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
WONG AH PING 18/04/1943 Quartermaster HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WONG MENG NONG 18/04/1943 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WONG TWEE GEN 18/04/1943 Saloon Boy HONG KONG MEMORIAL
YET AH SIN 18/04/1943 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL


Cordelia

She was a 8,190 grt motor tanker that was sunk on 3 February 1943 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-632 at position 56° 37’ N 22° 58’ W. There was just one survivor who was captured and taken aboard the submarine.

Cordelia

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Cordelia

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
AKEROYD ALLAN PRIESTLEY 24 03/02/1943 Third Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
BIRD GEORGE EDWARD 25 03/02/1943 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
BURROUGHS ROBERT 36 03/02/1943 Chief Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
CHADWICK SYDNEY 21 03/02/1943 Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
COLQUHOUN HUGH 39 03/02/1943 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
COVERDALE JAMES DOUGLAS 21 03/02/1943 Third Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
DALE CLAUDE 19 03/02/1943 Fourth Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
DOHERTY CONNELL JOSEPH 26 03/02/1943 Ordinary Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
DUNCAN JOHN PATERSON 19 03/02/1943 Third Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
EGGO ALEXANDER NICOL 16 03/02/1943 Mess Room Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
EVANS HUGH 48 03/02/1943 Chief Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
EVE JAMES 42 03/02/1943 First Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
EVERETT WILLIAM 60 03/02/1943 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
FAWCETT WILLIAM 18 03/02/1943 Cabin Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
FIKSEN ROBERT BOYD 41 03/02/1943 Senior Third Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
GIRDLESTONE CYRIL EBENEZER 49 03/02/1943 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
GOSS WILLIAM ARTHUR 25 03/02/1943 Carpenter TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
GOULDING THOMAS 18 03/02/1943 Assistant Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HODSON MICHAEL SCOTT 21 03/02/1943 Second Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HUGHES WILLIAM OWEN 47 03/02/1943 Boatswain TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HUNT JEFFERY ANTHONY 20 03/02/1943 Second Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HYAMS RALPH ALBERT 34 03/02/1943 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
IGO JAMES 50 03/02/1943 Storekeeper TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
JONES ARTHUR CECIL 22 03/02/1943 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
JONES CECIL RICHARD 17 03/02/1943 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
KEEGAN PATRICK 27 03/02/1943 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
MARSH LAURENCE 18 03/02/1943 Ordinary Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
MARSHALL EDWARD 34 03/02/1943 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
MAW GEORGE WILLIAM 34 03/02/1943 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
PENNEY JOSEPH THOMAS 21 03/02/1943 Junior Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
PUGH HENRY JAMES 20 03/02/1943 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
SINCLAIR ARCHIBALD 26 03/02/1943 Senior Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
SUTTON TREVOR 20 03/02/1943 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
TUMEY GEORGE HENRY 19 03/02/1943 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
UNSWORTH JOHN STANLEY 21 03/02/1943 Fourth Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
WHITFORD ROBERT 21 03/02/1943 Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
WILLIAMS DAVID HYWEL THOMAS 28 03/02/1943 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
WILSON GEORGE EUSTACE 31 03/02/1943 Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.


Corduff

She was a 1,923 grt steam cargo ship that survived bombing by aircraft on 11 October 1940 at Barrow Deep Channel, but was sunk on 7 March 1941 by a torpedo fired by an E-boat at a position off No, 8 Buoy near Cromer 34° 56’ S 34° 03’ E. The loss of life relates to the latter attack.

Corduff

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Corduff

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
CRUTCHLEY EDWARD 22 07/03/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
CRUTCHLEY THOMAS WILKINSON 19 07/03/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
DAVISON JOHN 48 07/03/1941 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HALL WILLIAM 27 07/03/1941 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HELM GEORGE 59 07/03/1941 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HESLOP GEORGE 23 07/03/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.


Corea

She was a 751 grt steam cargo shipthat was sunk by a mine on 8 December 1940 at a position about 2½ miles NE of the Cromer Light.

Corea

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Corea

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
HARRISON ARTHUR 32 08/12/1939 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HOSKING JAMES 58 08/12/1939 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
MILLER HUGH 58 08/12/1939 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
NEEDHAM HARRY 33 08/12/1939 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
THORNTON ROBERT 29 08/12/1939 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
TOMLINSON JOHN WILLIAM 62 08/12/1939 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
WATMOUGH HENRY 26 08/12/1939 First Mate TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
WILSON CHARLES 56 08/12/1939 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.


Corinaldo

She was a 7,131 grt steam refrigerated cargo ship that was hit on 29 October 1942 by a torpedo from German submarine U-509 at position 33° 20’ N 18° 12’ W. She was attacked by gunfire on 30 October by U-659 and finally sunk by gunfire from U-203. I have found no information about the death of Mr. Peterson.

Corinaldo

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Corinaldo

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
BROWN WILLIAM THOM 50 29/10/1942 Chief Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HENDERSON ROBERT HUNTER 18 29/10/1942 Cadet TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
MACGREGOR ANDREW 38 29/10/1942 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
MACLEAN ALEXANDER 57 06/07/1940 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
PETERSON MAGNUS ROBERTSON 49 13/02/1944 Chief Engineer Officer GLASGOW CREMATORIUM Column 2.
SIMMONS WILLIAM 21 29/10/1942 Third Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
STRANG STANLEY CUTHBERT 18 29/10/1942 Cadet FUNCHAL BRITISH CEMETERY Grave 248.
TAYLOR CLAUDE ARTHUR LLOYD 19 29/10/1942 Third Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
WILLIAMS RAYMOND WILLIAM CHARLES 21 29/10/1942 First Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.


Corinia

She was a 870 grt steam cargo ship that survived being bombed by aircraft on 23 September 1940 but was sunk on 10 March 1941 by a mine at position 50° 55’ N 00° 35’ E.

Corinia

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Corinia

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
ELIAS GRIFFITH J. 24 10/03/1941 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
ELIAS JOHN 35 10/03/1941 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
FILMER TOM 23 10/03/1941 Able Seaman DOVER (ST. JAMES'S) CEMETERY Row F. Joint grave 26.
HUGHES HUGH JONES 33 10/03/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
HUGHES JOHN ROTHWELL 47 10/03/1941 Master AMLWCH CEMETERY Sec. 3. Grave 391.
KOBAYASHI KATSUMA 54 10/03/1941 Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
RHOADES HAROLD 54 10/03/1941 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.
WARREN FREDRICK JOHN 19 10/03/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.


Corinthic

She was a 4,823 grt steam cargo ship that was hit on 13 April 1941 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-124. An attempt to sink her by gunfire failed and she was finally sunk by another torpedo at position 08° 10’ N 14° 40’ W.

Corinthic

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Corinthic

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
DANIELS JOSEPH 41 13/04/1941 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 31.


Cornish City

She was a 4,952 grt motor cargo ship that was sunk on 29 July 1943 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-177 at position 27° 20’ S 52° 10’ E.

Cornish City

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Cornish City

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
ANGLO ALBERT 23 29/07/1943 First Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
BARRY RICHARD JAMES 20 29/07/1943 Second Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
BRADBURY HENRY THOMAS 19 29/07/1943 Ordinary Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
BRADLEY NORMAN REGINALD 21 29/07/1943 Junior Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
BURNS PETER WILLIAM 16 29/07/1943 Deck Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
BUTTIGIEG GERALD 35 29/07/1943 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
COBNER HOWARD LLEWELLYN 46 29/07/1943 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
COCKADAY DOUGLAS LEONARD 23 29/07/1943 Junior Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
COLE FREDERICK EDWARD 22 29/07/1943 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
CROWLEY PATRICK 39 29/07/1943 Chief Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
DAVENPORT LESLIE GEORGE 29 29/07/1943 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
EWING RICHARD HENRY CECIL 18 29/07/1943 Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
FLETCHER HARRY GLADSTONE 54 29/07/1943 Carpenter TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
GILES ALAN 18 29/07/1943 Deck Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
GREY WILLIAM 34 29/07/1943 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
GROVES JOSEPH LEWIS 18 29/07/1943 Apprentice TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
HOPPER JOHN WILLIAM DAWSON 25 29/07/1943 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
ISAAC HENRY THOMAS 48 29/07/1943 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
JEANS EDWIN 21 29/07/1943 Second Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
JENKINS PETER JOHN 17 29/07/1943 Cabin Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
MAHONEY TREVOR 36 29/07/1943 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
MITCHINSON CHARLES WILLIAM 46 29/07/1943 Electrician TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
MONK WILLIAM ARCHIBALD 31 29/07/1943 Fourth Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
MORGAN WILLIAM HERBERT 34 29/07/1943 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
PETT JOHN JOSEPH 20 29/07/1943 Quartermaster TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
PICKFORD LESLIE JOHN 20 29/07/1943 Ordinary Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
POMEROY PETER 18 29/07/1943 Second Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
TRETHEWY ARTHUR 29/07/1943 Third Engineer Officer HALIFAX MEMORIAL Panel 23.
WELSH JAMES ANTHONY 50 29/07/1943 Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
WENGER PERCIVAL ERNEST 22 29/07/1943 Assistant Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
WILLIAMS MURRAY WALKER 19 29/07/1943 Apprentice TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.
WILSON JOHN EVELYN LADLEY 23 29/07/1943 Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 32.