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Lerwick to Lindenhall

This page has been updated to include basic information about those that lost 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.



Lerwick

She was a 5,626 grt steam cargo ship that was severely damaged on 13 January 1942 by aircraft bombing at position 54° 26’ N, 00° 24’ W and sank at position 54° 26’ N, 00° 22’ W.

Lerwick

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Lerwick

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
FORD JACK RONALD 21 13/01/1942 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HOURIHANE JAMES AUGUSTUS 34 13/01/1942 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
KEAR FRANCIS ALBERT THOMAS 28 13/01/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
LONGO ALBERT SAVIOUR 49 13/01/1942 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
MILLS BERTRAM MERRIFIELD 20 13/01/1942 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.


Lesrix

She was a 544 grt motor cargo ship that was wrecked on 26 January 1942 at a position 2 miles North of Newburgh

Lesrix

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Lesrix

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
COOK ARTHUR 36 26/01/1942 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HINES CORNELIUS 46 26/01/1942 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HOBSON LEONARD HYDE 48 26/01/1942 Chief Engineer Officer ABERDEEN (GROVE) CEMETERY Coll. grave 2148.
PURKINS JOHN 49 26/01/1942 Donkeyman ABERDEEN (GROVE) CEMETERY Coll. grave 2148.
RUTHERFORD GEORGE WAUGH 23 26/01/1942 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
SCHOFIELD CHARLES CYRIL 19 26/01/1942 Fireman and Trimmer ABERDEEN (GROVE) CEMETERY Coll. grave 2150.
STANTON PHILLIP 22 26/01/1942 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
TRAVIS WILLIAM 28 26/01/1942 Fireman HARTLEPOOL WEST VIEW CEMETERY Sec. 4. Uncons. Row W. Grave 6.


Lettie

She was a 89 grt tug that was sunk on 9 November 1941 at a position of St. Abb's head. The reason for the loss is unknown.

There were no survivors

Lettie

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Lettie

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
ADEY WILLIAM 62 10/11/1941 Chief Engineer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
DANBY FREDERICK RONALD 19 10/11/1941 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
FENN ALFRED DAVID GEORGE 38 10/11/1941 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
FENN GEORGE ROBERT HENRY 35 10/11/1941 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
KENNING HENRY WILLIAM LUKE 46 10/11/1941 Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
REVELL WILLIAM JOHN GEORGE 32 10/11/1941 Able Seaman TAYPORT CEMETERY Sec. K.I. Grave 61.
SIMMONS LEONARD FRANK 43 10/11/1941 Master TAYPORT CEMETERY Sec. K.I. Grave 60.
STEINMANN ROBERT NORMAN 27 10/11/1941 Chief Officer FORMBY (ST. LUKE) CHURCHYARD New Sec. Row C. Grave 11.
STEVENS ALBERT ARTHUR 53 10/11/1941 Second Engineer Officer CARNOUSTIE (SHANWELL) CEMETERY Sec. F.1. Grave 169.


Letty

She was a 339 grt compound-engined cargo ship that sank on 22 August 1940 after hitting a mine off Liverpool Bay.

Letty

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Letty

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
ELLIS PATRICK 55 21/08/1940 Chief Officer SOUTHPORT (DUKE STREET) CEMETERY Plot C. Coll. grave 1. (Screen Wall. Panel 1.).
GLYNN EDWARD 57 21/08/1940 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HAINES JAMES 27 21/08/1940 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
JOHANSEN JOHN 62 21/08/1940 Able Seaman LIVERPOOL (ANFIELD) CEMETERY Sec. 20. C of E Grave 1611. Screen Wall Panel 4
JONES EDWARD 26 21/08/1940 Ordinary Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
ROURKE JAMES 41 21/08/1940 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.


Lieutenant Robert Moray

The correct name for this ship was Lieutenant Robert Mory. She was a 3,174 grt steam cargo ship that was damaged on 10 February 1942 by aircraft bombing at a position 5 miles West of Trevose Head but survived the war.

Lieutenant Robert Moray

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Lieutenant Robert Moray

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
PHILLIPS THOMAS WILLIAM 28 10/02/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
YEOMAN JAMES 25 10/02/1942 Fireman and Trimmer BARRY (MERTHYR DYFAN) BURIAL GROUND Sec. R. Grave 1496.


Lifland

She was a 2,254 grt motor cargo ship that was sunk on 29 September 1942 by torpedoes fired by German submarine U-610 at position 56° 40’ N, 30° 30’ W.

There were no survivors

Lifland

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Lifland

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
ANDERSON JAMES AITCHISON 33 28/09/1942 Greaser TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
BECH FREILIF 24 28/09/1942 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
CHRISTENSEN AUGUST FREDERICK C. 42 28/09/1942 Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
DAHL LARS MAGNUS JENSEN 27 28/09/1942 Second Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
ERICHSEN CARL ADOLF 35 28/09/1942 Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
FIELD ALFRED RICHARD 17 28/09/1942 Mess Room Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HANSEN FRODE 22 28/09/1942 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HANSEN VERNER 21 28/09/1942 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HERTZ FREDERIC CHARLY 29 28/09/1942 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HOFGAARD NIELS 28/09/1942 Able Seaman HALIFAX MEMORIAL Panel 22.
HOLST HELGE 22 28/09/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HUUSFELDT JULIUS 50 28/09/1942 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
JENSEN JOHANNES 27 28/09/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
JENSEN NIELS 34 28/09/1942 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
KNUDSEN HARRY 45 28/09/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
KRISTENSEN VILLY LEO 33 28/09/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
LARSEN CHARLES HENRY 39 28/09/1942 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
LENDAL JORGEN JOAKIM 34 28/09/1942 Chief Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
MADSEN KNUD CHRISTIAN 24 28/09/1942 Third Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
McDONALD ARTHUR VINCENT 28/09/1942 Galley Boy HALIFAX MEMORIAL Panel 21.
NIELSEN BERNHARD ALEX BANG 35 28/09/1942 Boatswain TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
NIELSEN HARRY FRED 42 28/09/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
O'KEEFE PATRICK 20 28/09/1942 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
OLESEN CHRISTEN KOBBEROE 24 28/09/1942 Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
SORENSEN PETER LOVENGREEN 30 28/09/1942 Third Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
THOMSEN EIGIL 18 28/09/1942 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.


Lilian Moller

She was a 5,285 grt steam Passenger/ cargo ship that was sunk on 18 November 1940 by Italian submarine Baracca at a position about 250 miles North-West of Ireland.

There were no survivors

Lilian Moller

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Lilian Moller

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
CHANG SZE PONG 32 18/11/1940 Cook HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHEN TAH HANG 39 18/11/1940 Carpenter HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHI AH HUNG 35 18/11/1940 Boatswain HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHIN YUNG FENG 24 18/11/1940 Trimmer HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHING 50 18/11/1940 Fourth Engineer Officer HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHU SHING YUE 37 18/11/1940 Donkeyman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
CHUNG KING LING 30 18/11/1940 Boy HONG KONG MEMORIAL
DEELEY EDWARD 21 18/11/1940 Second Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
FOO FOO CHAN 24 18/11/1940 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
FOO YUNG PING 29 18/11/1940 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
FOWLER WILLIAM SIMON STEWART 37 18/11/1940 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
GIU SOO CHU 37 18/11/1940 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
HO PAO LEE 31 18/11/1940 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
HO SHU PAO 25 18/11/1940 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
JOSEPH SUNG 36 18/11/1940 Third Officer HONG KONG MEMORIAL
KAO KWANG YUNG 38 18/11/1940 Boy HONG KONG MEMORIAL
KOO LING SHING 27 18/11/1940 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
KOO YUNG SAY 18 18/11/1940 Trimmer HONG KONG MEMORIAL
KUU AH FONG 36 18/11/1940 Cook HONG KONG MEMORIAL
LAI CHIN FONG 31 18/11/1940 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
LIN SHU LAH 25 18/11/1940 Quartermaster HONG KONG MEMORIAL
LOO CHIN PAH 34 18/11/1940 Boy HONG KONG MEMORIAL
MIKHAILOFF 43 18/11/1940 Third Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
MONG SHU KUN 33 18/11/1940 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
MOU LING KU 34 18/11/1940 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
MOW AH LING 35 18/11/1940 Trimmer HONG KONG MEMORIAL
MacDONALD HECTOR CLARENCE CLAUD 27 18/11/1940 Second Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
NAI AH SAY 35 18/11/1940 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
NEE FAO TAH 41 18/11/1940 Quartermaster HONG KONG MEMORIAL
NICHOLAS FRANK 23 18/11/1940 First Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
NU CHING MAN 25 18/11/1940 Trimmer HONG KONG MEMORIAL
PARK JAMES ALBERT ERNEST 56 18/11/1940 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
SHAN KAK WAY 27 18/11/1940 Fitter HONG KONG MEMORIAL
SHU SHU LOONG 25 18/11/1940 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
SMITH GILBERT MCDONALD MCCOLL 18/11/1940 First Officer HALIFAX MEMORIAL Panel 17.
SUNG YUNG WAH 37 18/11/1940 Steward HONG KONG MEMORIAL
TANG SZE YAR 18/11/1940 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
TONG VEH MING 26 18/11/1940 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WACHOWICZ 42 18/11/1940 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
WANG CHONG FAO 37 18/11/1940 Cook HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WANG LI GING 18/11/1940 Pantry Boy HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WONG AH FAH 33 18/11/1940 Quartermaster HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WONG CHU SING 22 18/11/1940 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WONG KOW SHING 29 18/11/1940 Cook HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WONG ON SZU 25 18/11/1940 Quartermaster HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WOO LOONG KU 21 18/11/1940 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WOONG MUM TING 29 18/11/1940 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
WU AH SOONG 22 18/11/1940 Trimmer HONG KONG MEMORIAL
YEH SZA DONG 29 18/11/1940 Sailor HONG KONG MEMORIAL
YUU AH NEE 29 18/11/1940 Fireman HONG KONG MEMORIAL


Lima

She was a 3,764 grt motor cargo ship that was sunk on 12 September 1942 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-56 at position 02° 35’ N, 11° 22’ W (off Liberia).

Lima

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Lima

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
CLARKE ANDREW 19 12/09/1942 Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.


Linaria

She was a 3,385 grt steam cargo ship that was sunk on 24 February 1941 by a torpedo fired by German submarine U-96 at position 61° 00’ N, 25° 00’ W.

There were no survivors

Linaria Linaria

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Linaria

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
BIRKEDALE WILLIAM FREDERICK THEODORE 54 24/02/1941 Second Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
BLACK ARCHIBALD 62 24/02/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
BRINCAT JOHN 47 24/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
BROTHERSTON GEORGE 62 24/02/1941 Boatswain TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
CANNON KENNETH 15 24/02/1941 Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
CASH FREDERICK JOHN 24/02/1941 Fireman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
CONNOLLY PATRICK 28 24/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
DAVIS JOHN ROBERT 22 24/02/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
GREEN CORNELIUS 36 24/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
GRUNSON WILLIAM 54 24/02/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HALL RONALD 15 24/02/1941 Galley Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
HULL THOMAS 28 24/02/1941 Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
JOHNSON JOHN 34 24/02/1941 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
LAMPORT STANLEY 16 24/02/1941 Mess Room Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
LITTLE JAMES 17 24/02/1941 Cabin Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
LITTLE ROBERT 65 24/02/1941 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
MOONEY JOHN SCOTT 21 24/02/1941 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 54.
McCAULEY DENIS 40 24/02/1941 Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
O'GRADY JOHN 29 24/02/1941 Second Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
PEAK THOMAS TURNER 43 24/02/1941 Third Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
PHILLIPS THOMAS 29 24/02/1941 Third Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
ROBERTS ERNEST HENRI 24/02/1941 First Radio Officer HALIFAX MEMORIAL Panel 18.
RODRIGUEZ MILITAS MANUEL 45 24/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
SHIELD LESLIE 15 24/02/1941 Deck Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
SPEED HENRY THEODORE 54 24/02/1941 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 64.
WHYTE JAMES 32 24/02/1941 Seaman RHEINBERG WAR CEMETERY 13. E. 2.
WILLIAMS THOMAS 61 24/02/1941 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
WILSON ARTHUR 17 24/02/1941 Deck Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
WILSON JAMES PATRICK 22 24/02/1941 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
YOUNG DAVID LEGG 32 24/02/1941 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.


Lindenhall

She was a 5,247 grt steam cargo ship that was damaged on 19 March 1941 after hitting a mine whilst in Victoria Dock London and was sunk on 7 November 1942 by torpedoes fired by German submarine U-508 at position 11° 34’ N, 63° 26’ W (off Venezuela).

Lindenhall

UK and Commonwealth Merchant Navy Seamen Recorded as Lost on Lindenhall

Surname Forename Age D.O.D. Rank Cemetery/Memorial Grave Ref
ABDULLAH ABDO 42 07/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
AHMED ABDULLA HAMED 49 07/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
ALI MOHAMED 46 07/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
ARNISON CHRISTOPHER JOHN 22 07/11/1942 Fifth Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
BARNES BASIL HENRY 16 07/11/1942 Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
CLARK WILLIAM HERBERT 24 07/11/1942 Fourth Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
CRAGGS GEORGE JAMES PLEWS 35 07/11/1942 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
DAVISON ALFRED 44 07/11/1942 Second Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
DRIVER EDWARD THOMAS 21 07/11/1942 Carpenter TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
DUBAI ALI M 43 07/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
DUNN STANLEY ATKINSON 29 07/11/1942 Second Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
FARRAR MOHAMED 44 07/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
FORSTER JOSEPH KENNETH 19 07/11/1942 Ordinary Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
FREATHY FREDERICK WILLIAM 19 07/11/1942 Pantry Boy TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
FULLER FRANK 40 07/11/1942 Steward TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
HAMMOND HARRY LESLIE 31 07/11/1942 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
HASSAN AHMED 37 07/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
HASSAN MOHAMED 43 07/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
JEFFERY JOHN 29 07/11/1942 Third Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
KARIKA HASSAN 50 07/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
KAYT AHMED 54 07/11/1942 Donkeyman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
KJELGAARD FREDERICK AGGEBEC 48 07/11/1942 Master TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
LINDSLEY JOHN GEORGE 39 07/11/1942 Chief Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
MANTLE ERIC 21 07/11/1942 Second Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
MARSH CHARLES LEONARD 29 07/11/1942 Cook TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
MOHAMED SALEH 07/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
MOHAMED ALI 45 07/11/1942 Greaser TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
O'NEILL JOHN PATRICK 44 07/11/1942 Boatswain TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
RAITHBY GORDON 19 07/11/1942 Third Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
SALEH MOHAMED 42 07/11/1942 Fireman and Trimmer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
SEXTON CYRIL STANLEY 17 07/11/1942 Able Seaman TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
TAYLOR FRANK 20 07/11/1942 Sailor TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
THROWER DENNIS ROY 24 07/11/1942 First Radio Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
WALTERS ARTHUR 17 07/11/1942 Apprentice TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.
WALTON GEORGE WILLIAM 51 07/11/1942 Chief Engineer Officer TOWER HILL MEMORIAL Panel 65.