Gwilym Morris

Capt. Gwilym Clifford Morris

Gwilym Clifford Morris (known as “Cliff”) was born in Newport, South Wales on the 28th February, 1906 and commenced his sea career in 1924 as a Ordinary Seaman.

Following his survival from the sinking of the King Gruffydd he continued his war service as a chief officer with King Line Ltd - Managers Dodd Thompson & Co Ltd, survived the war and later gained command of the Manitou Park in October 1945.

Sadly, he died through Peritonitus in February 1948 and was survived by his wife Winifred and a 2 year old son.

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