Cape Corso

Official Number

Ship Builder

Engine Builder

Engine Type


145654


Lithgows

Port Galsgow


David Rowan & Co

Glasgow


Steam 3 Cyl

HP


389 NHP

Screws


1

Torpedoed off North Cape - 1942

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

Left UK

For Russia

Lost 2 May 1942

Fate

Master

W C Mongomery

Lost

Chief Officer

J G Groat

Lost

Second Officer

F Watson

Lost

Third Officer

P Gunn

Lost

First Radio Officer

A G MacBeth

Lost

Second Radio Officer

J A Campbell

Lost

Chief Engineer

W G Naysmith

Lost

Third Engineer

R G Peebles

Lost

Fourth Engineer

A F Duncan

Lost

Chief Steward

J Morgan

Lost

Bosun

H E Hughson

Lost

Carpenter

W Wastle

Lost

Able Seamen

H R Gray

T J Hedgcock

H Narburgh

All Lost

Ordinary Seamen

R McDonald

Lost

Sailors

E Moody

W H Prestage

Both Lost

Donkeyman

T McCargo

Lost

Greaser

D Hughes

T Toby

Both Lost

Fireman & Trimmers

A Annan

W Brown

J R Davis

J F Gomez

C C Odonkor

A T St Clair

J F Williams

All Lost

Asst Stewards

G W Conroy

P J Gorman

H Hatfield

M O’Connor

R H Radford

A E Williams

All Lost

Cooks

A E Angell

J Blonder

Both Lost

Asst Cooks

T G Campbell

D S Kinnersley

Both Lost

Mess Room Boy

E E Bailey

Lost

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