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Newfoundlanders who died on Merchant Ships
World War II

 

Rank
Surname
Christian Name
Home
Ship/Died
Date of Death
 
  Abbott John St. John's SS Ville de Liege 13/04/1941
Carpenter Abbott William Oderin SS Western Prince 14/12/1940
Fireman Adams Alfred J. Bell Island SS Grayburn 29/06/1941
  Aiken Alex Robert   SS Home 03/06/1944
A/B Anderson Arthur B Channel SS Lurigethan 23/06/1941
O/S Anderson E.L. St. John's SS Kitty's Brook 09/05/1942
A/B Anderson William Henry St. John's SS Kitty's Brook 09/05/1942
Q.M. Andrews Frank Port de Grave SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
R-300793 Armstrong Michael Francis   Died at Malta of war injuries 01/11/1945
Steward Aylward Joseph St. John's SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
Bosun Bailey Malcolm U Britannia, Trinity Bay SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
A/B Babstock Charles Milton Corner Brook SS Empire Jaguar 08/12/1940
A/B Baird Alexander St. John's SS Havtor 11/06/1941
Fireman Barnes Lester St. John's SS Rio Dorado 16/03/1941
A/B Barrett Israel Bishop's Cove SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Deckhand Barry James W Fishells, NL SS Cornwallis 03/12/1944
Fireman Bearnes William James Montreal Que SS Charles J. Kampmann 03/11/1942
  Bennett Anthony   Died at St. John's 28/10/1944
3rd Officer Bennett Bertram Gordon Port aux Basques SS Lady Hawkins 19/01/1942
Seaman Bennett John Walter Port au Bras SS City of Atlanta 19/01/1942
Fireman Billard Max North Sydney NS SS Ocean Venture 08/02/1942
  Birmingham Llewellyn Petty Harbour   26/07/1943
Wireless OP Bishop Lloyd Judson St. John's SS Livingstone 03/09/1944
  Blackmore James Howard Port aux Basques SS Bateau 27/03/1942
Seaman Blake Francis Samuel Barr'd Island SS Chatham 27/08/1942
A/B Blake John H New Aberdeen, NS SS King Malcolm 31/10/1941
A/Steward Boone Victor   SS Arakaka 23/06/1941
1st Officer Bowdridge Frederick Burgeo WMV Montrolite 04/02/1942
Sailor Brenton Thomas Henry Bull's Cove SS Arthur F Corwin 13/02/1941
A/B Brinton William Joseph Marystown SS Langleegorse 23/01/1941
A/B Brockerville John Jule Lawn SS Miraflores 18/02/1942
Steward Brushell Ernest St. John's SS Empire Steelhead 26/02/1941
A/B Bryant Samuel New Perlican SS Empire Bison 01/11/1940
2nd Engineer Buckingham Thomas J Halifax, NS MV Victolite 11/02/1942
  Burdock Joseph Newfoundland   00/00/1941
Jr. Engineer Burke Martin Bernard St. John's MV Montrolite 04/02/1942
2nd Steward Burt Fred North Sydney, NS   02/11/1942
  Burton Brendon North Sydney, NS   06/01/1944
Fireman Butler John Patrick St. John's SS Empire Commerce 09/06/1940
A/B Cake Edwin Charles Lamaline SS Empire Merlin 25/08/1940
Sailor Candow James Ernest St. John's SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
Fireman Carberry Maurice Corner Brook SS Onondaga 23/07/1942
2nd Engineer Carew Michael Curling East SS Livingstone 03/09/1944
Chief Officer Carroll John Thomas Placentia SS Nipiwan Park 01/01/1945
A/B Carter Allister Karl Greenspond SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
2nd Officer Carter Arthur Greenspond SS Nercus 10/12/1941
A/B Carter GW Channel SS Kitty's Brook 09/05/1942
A/Steward Carter Lewis Port aux Basques SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Sailor Cave William Charles Bay Roberts SS Tacoma Star 01/02/1942
Fireman Chafe Albert Petty Harbour SS Grayburn 29/06/1941
Carpenter Chapman Basil Philip Harbour Breton SS Bic Island 29/10/1942
Jr. Engineer Christopher William Port Rexton SS Nercus 29/10/1942
Fireman Churchill John Portugal Cove Died by Drowning 26/08/1944
Chief Cook Clarke Cecil Guy Norris Point SS Livingstone 03/09/1944
Oiler Clarke Hezekiah James Midland SS Livingstone 03/09/1944
Captain Cleary Alban   Killed in enemy action 06/06/1941
Bosun Coffin Elias G. Channel SS Caribou 14/10/1942
A/B Coffin James Hubert Channel SS Caribou 14/10/1942
  Coles George Herbert   SS Caribou 31/01/1943
Fireman Collier Chester John Otter's Point SS Brandenburg 10/02/1941
  Collier Samuel Foster's Pond   00/00/1941
A/B Collier Thos Edw Spencer Fortune SS Narva 15/01/1945
  Cooney Richard Wm     05/12/1940
A/Steward Cooper William Brooklyn, NY Ville D'Arlon 02/12/1940
A/Steward Critchell Joseph   MV Africa 07/02/1943
3rd Engineer Crocker George Charles Trout River, Bonne Bay SS Kitty's Brook 09/05/1942
  Croucher Horace St. John's   00/00/1943
  Cullen Nicholas   SS Eagle 07/08/1945
Bosun Cunning George Baden Curling SS Livingstone 03/09/1944
Seaman Curtis Archibald St. John's SS Meridian 19/11/1941
A/B Curtis George Brigus SS Empire Bison 01/11/1940
Mail Officer Cutler Howard Port aux Basques SS Caribou 14/10/1942
  Dicks D. Burgeo   00/00/1941
R-274841 Smn. Domalain Michael Anthony Brent's Cove Killed in motor accident 18/09/1944
Captain Dominy John E.   Lost at sea 20/01/1943
A/B Downey Francis Stephenville Crossing SS Nercus 10/12/1941
Fireman Doyle P. Robert St. John's SS Koranton 28/03/1941
A/B Dunn Adam St. John's SS Yorkton 26/09/1942
  Dwyer Vincent Bell Island   00/00/1940
O/Seaman Ebsary John Walter St. John's SS Wayfarer 14/08/1944
5th Engineer Edward George Ernest Corner Brook SS Lady Hawkins 19/01/1942
  Evans Thomas Grand Bank   00/00/1943
A/B Feltham Richard Port aux Basques SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Fireman Fifield Chesley Rupert Corner Brook SS Henri Mory 26/04/1941
Fireman Fillier William James Bell Island SS Rose Castle 02/11/1942
Stewardess Fitzpatrick Bride Bay Roberts SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Bosun Fleet William St. John's SS Nercus  
Trimmer Foley Patrick Michael St. John's SS Koranton 28/03/1941
A/B Ford Cecil Wasburry Wesleyville SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
4th Engineer Ford Charles Channel SS Caribou 14/10/1942
A/B Forsey Robert Aaron Fortune SS Darcoila 12/11/1940
A/B Fowler Stephen Conception Bay SS Cornwallis 03/12/1944
  Fowles George   Drowned 00/00/1941
Fireman Fowlow Harvey Sterling Trinity East HMS Queen of Bermuda 16/01/1941
2nd Steward French Maxwell St. John's SS Caribou 14/10/1942
  French Thomas Harbour Grace Drowned 18/02/1941
Fireman Fry Hubert Corner Brook HMS Livingstone 03/09/1944
Oiler Gale George St. John's SS Caribou 14/10/1942
A/Steward Gale Jerome St. John's SS Caribou 14/10/1942
3rd Officer Gillett Arthur William Twillingate SS Empire Spring 15/02/1942
Sailor Gosse Charles A. Torbay SS Darkdale 22/10/1941
A/B Gosse David Joseph St. John's SS Empire Merlin 25/08/1940
A/B Gosse Timothy Torbay SS Thorold 22/08/1940
3rd Mate Green John Robert Sydney NS SS Rose Castle 02/11/1942
O/Seaman Green Leo   SS Arakaka 23/06/1941
  Guy Kenneth   Drowned 03/10/1940
A/B Hall William North River SS Canford Chine 08/02/1941
Donkeyman Hann Clarence St. John's SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Chief Steward Hann Harry George Lewisport SS Caribou 14/10/1942
A/B Hardiman Cecil Grand Bank SS Angelus 19/05/1943
A/B Harding Ambrose Portugal Cove SS Cortona 17/07/1942
  Harding Kenneth   SS Glencoe 29/05/1942
Fireman Hardy Charles Rose Blanche SS Rose Castle 02/11/1942
A/B Harris Alexander B. Bristol's Hope SS Western Chief 14/03/1941
A/B Hart John Francis St. John's SS Empire Merlin 25/08/1940
A/B Hartson Thomas Fortune SS Botavon 14/05/1942
A/B Hickey John Placentia Bay SS Coulmore 09/03/1943
A/B Hillier John Belleoram SS Angelus 19/05/1943
A/B Hofgaard Niels St. John's SS Lifland 28/09/1942
Wireless Op Hogan William P Carbonear SS Caribou 14/10/1942
O/Seaman Hollett William Burin SS Penolver 19/10/1943
A/B Holmans Alexander Belleoram SS Angelus 19/05/1943
A/B Hoppy George Fortune SS W.C. Teagle 16/10/1941
  Horan Halachy Patrick   Lost life due to enemy action 05/12/1942
A/Steward Humphries Charles St. John's SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Eng. Officer Hurley Edward Patrick St. John's SS Ville de Liege 24/03/1941
A/B Hynes Arthur James   SS Toronto City 02/07/1941
A/B Ingram Howard Port aux Basques SS Lady Hawkins 19/01/1942
Sailor Inkpen Lloyd Nelson Ship Cove, Burin SS Carcoila 28/09/1940
  Ivey T.V.   Killed accidently aboard ship 14/10/1940
A/B Jackman Joseph St. John's SS Koranton 28/03/1941
  Jardine Cyril   Lost at sea due to enemy action 25/07/1942
3rd Radio Kavanagh James Augustus St. John's SS San Gerardo 31/03/1942
A/B Fireman Kean Russell James Montreal Que SS Bic Island 29/10/1942
  Kearley William   Killed in action 00/00/1940
2nd Mate Keeping Cecil Ramea SS Sarniados 16/03/1942
A/B Keeping Otto Fortune Bay SS Sirikishna 24/02/1941
A/B Kendall George Garston, NL SS Gloucester 15/07/1942
A/B King Henry Clarence St. John's SS Rose Castle 02/11/1942
A/B King Richard Brigus SS Empire Bison 01/11/1940
A/B Knight Arthur Halifax, NS SS St. Malo 12/10/1940
  Laing William   MS Continent 06/01/1942
Trimmer Langmead Victor St. John's SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Sailor LeDrew Alex Cupids SS Canford Chine 08/02/1941
A/B Lee Edward Grand Bank SS L.J. Williams 19/09/1941
A/B Loder Blowers Rose Blanche SS Vancouver Island 06/10/1941
Trimmer Lomond V.W. Channel SS Caribou 14/10/1942
A/B Lowe Roy Gordon   SS Fort Bellingham 26/01/1944
A/B Luther Donald Sunnyside, Trinity Bay SS Manchester Merchant 25/02/1943
  MacClennan William G. S.E. Placentia SS Rose Castle 05/11/1942
Fireman MacDougall Michael Sidney Mines, NS SS Empire Crossbill 11/09/1941
Seaman MacSween John J. St. John's SS Robert E. Hopkins 02/07/1943
Sailor Mallay James W. Marystown SS Langleeforse 23/01/1941
RTP/R300621 A/Steward Mare Robert John St. John's   11/06/1944
Seaman Marshall Ben Burin SS Stureholm 11/12/1940
A/B Marshall George Cecil Harbour Buffett SS Canford Chine 08/02/1941
A/B Mayo George   SS W.C. Teagle 16/10/1941
2nd Officer Mayo Stanley Burin SS Lady Hawkins 19/01/1942
  McCauley Patrick   Freighter Blair Angus 21/09/1940
Quarter Master McDonald Thomas Port aux Basques SS Lady Hawkins 19/01/1942
A/B McEvoy Ronald P. St. John's SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
Bosun Mills George St. John's SS Empire Merlin 25/08/1940
A/B Monister James Fortune SS T.J. Williams 19/09/1941
  Moore James   Torpedoed off Iceland 00/00/1943
A/B Moores Charles Pouch Cove SS Empire Merlin 25/08/1940
Fireman Morgan John T. Armdale, NS SS Marianne 12/12/1942
A/B Morgan William Stanley Coley's Point SS Darcoila 28/09/1940
Captain Morgan Walter Edward   Lost in collision on Delaware River 04/03/1942
Sailor Moulton Sefton Burin North SS Darcoila 28/09/1940
2nd Engineer Moyst Thomas St. John's SS Caribou 14/10/1942
A/B Mullins Clarence Belleoram SS Angelus 19/05/1943
  Munden Ernest Grand Bank   00/00/1942
Fireman Nichols John Newfoundland SS Regent 14/06/1942
A/B Nolan Robert Marystown SS Langleeforse 23/01/1941
T124T Seaman O'Brien David St. John's HMS Frisky 05/10/1942
  O'Brien Michael   Died in enemy action 02/12/1940
A/B O'Brien Michael St. John's   30/03/1941
  O'Halligan R. St. John's Died in Australia/post-war 00/00/1942
Chef (sic) O'Hanlon Charles St. John's SS Nova Scotia 28/11/1942
  O'Neil J.F.   Lost at sea due to enemy action 04/05/1941
Fireman O'Neil Gilbert P. St. John's SS Empire Commerce 09/06/1940
Fireman Osmond W. St. John's SS Kitty's Brook 09/05/1942
Quarter Master Gordon Paul St. Lawrence/St. Jacques SS Lady Hawkins 19/01/1942
P/Seaman Payton Joseph Mundy Pond SS Leise Maersh 23/11/1940
3nd Engineer Pearcey Charles St. John's SS Caribou 14/10/1942
  Penney C. St. John's   00/00/1942
Oiler Perry Chesley Corner Brook SS Cornwallis 03/12/1944
A/B Picco Ralph Portugal Cove SS Empire Bison 01/11/1940
Bosun Pierce Samuel Fortune Mildred Pauline 01/05/1942
Oiler Pieroway C.R. St. Georges SS Livingstone 03/09/1944
Steward Pike Donald Port Saunders SS Port Hunter 11/07/1942
Chief Engineer Pike R.T. St. John's SS Caribou 14/10/1942
  Pike Stewart Port Saunders   00/00/1942
A/B Plowman Israel Brigus SS Empire Bison 01/11/1940
R300539 Seaman Poole Reuben John Hants Harbour HMS Adherent 14/01/1944
A/B Power Patrick B Marystown SS Langleegorse 23/01/1941
Fireman Power Pieerce Patrick St. John's SS Kellwyn 27/07/1941
2nd Officer Prosper James Leonard Corner Brook SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Fireman Purton Charles St. John's SS Koranton 28/03/1941
Steward Quigley Edward Patrick St. John's SS Elisabeth Marie 14/02/1941
Fireman Raike Samuel Arthur St. John's SS Livingstone 03/09/1944
R300793/J248010 Seaman Randell William Grand Falls Died in Malta from injuries in action 01/11/1945
  Reynolds Chesley St. John's Lost at sea 22/08/1941
Fireman Richards Joseph Channel SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Bosun's Mate Roberts John Bonne Bay SS Lady Hawkins 19/01/1942
Sailor Rose Alonzel Rose Blanche SS Grayburn 29/06/1941
Seaman Rose Simeon North Sydney NS SS Sesostris 00/01/1941
Fireman Samms William Roberts Grand Bank SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Seaman Sansome Gideon James Fredericton, Fogo SS Ellinico 14/07/1941
Fireman Scannell James St. John's SS Koranton 28/03/1941
4th Engineer Sceans Leslie St. John's SS Silverpalm 09/06/1941
Bosun Shaw Carl Hayward Darmouth NS SS El Lago 15/10/1942
Oiler Sheaves Israel Channel SS Caribou 14/10/1942
O/Seaman Sheppard James Harbour Grace SS Empire Merlin 25/08/1940
A/B Short Hubert Glovertown SS Livingston 03/09/1944
Oiler Skeard John William Channel SS Caribou 14/10/1942
3rd Officer Slade Walter Kingwell, Placentia Bay SS Grayburn 29/06/1941
  Smith John   Missing on war service 00/00/1941
A/B Smith Michael L Argentia SS Empire Bison 01/11/1940
Oiler Snow Henry Sterling St. John's SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
A/B Snow Sutherland Bay Roberts SS Darcoila 28/09/1940
Fireman Snow William A St. John's SS Mount Phodope 18/12/1940
A/B Spracklin Ralph Brigus SS Empire Bison 01/11/1940
NAP/R169543 Oiler Squires Bertram George St. John's HMS Adherent 14/01/1944
A/B Squires Richard A St. Philips SS Empire Bison 01/11/1940
Quarter Master Stone Philip Matthew Harbour Breton SS Lady Hawkins 19/01/1942
2nd Officer Stratton Heber Valleyfield SS Grayburn 29/01/1941
A/B Strickland Albert Bernice Channel SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Fireman Strickland Garfield Port aux Basques SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Master Tavernor Benjamin Channel SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Chief Officer Tavernor Stanley Port aux Basques SS Caribou 14/10/1942
3rd Mate Tavernor Harold Port aux Basques SS Caribou 14/10/1942
  Taylor Eric   SS Northern Ranger 02/01/1940
A/B Trowbridge James Harvey Harbour Buffett SS Canford Chine 08/02/1941
  Vallis Chesley     00/00/1941
1st Mate Vatcher Arthur J Burgeo SS Rose Castle 02/11/1942
  Vatcher Victor   Oil Tanker Frederick 00/00/1940
  Vokey George   SS Southern Cross 31/03/1941
A/B Wade Thomas Conception Harbour SS Grayburn 29/06/1941
Fireman Walters Patrick St. John's SS Trongate 15/08/1940
Chief Engineer Thomas A.H. Barry Glamorgan, Wales SS Livingston 03/09/1944
Fireman Thomas Arthur Port aux Basques SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Fireman Thomas George Albert Port aux Basques SS Caribou 14/10/1942
Carpenter Thorn Henry Burnt Islands, Burgeo SS Vancouver Island 06/10/1941
A/B Thorne Kenneth Trinity Bay SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
Master Thornhill Abram George Fortune SS Mildred Pauline 01/05/1942
A/B Thornhill Andrew St. John's SS T.J. Williams 19/09/1941
2nd Engineer Thornhill George Grand Fortune SS Mildred Pauline 01/05/1942
Bosun Tibbo Henry Albert James Harbour Breton SS Bic Island 20/10/1942
Fireman Tiller George Edward Wesleyville SS St. Malo 12/10/1940
Scullion Tiller William J. St. John's SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
  Tobin James J. Fermeuse   15/06/1945
A/B Tobin Martin Joseph Witless Bay SS Empire Spring 15/02/1942
Fireman White Herbert William Channel SS Arabic 09/05/1942
Donkyman Whiteway J.   SS Kitty's Brook 09/05/1942
Quarter Master Wicks James H. Wesleyville SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
A/B Williams Albert St. John's SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
  Winslow Cecil   Oil Tanker Frederick 00/00/1940
A/Steward Woods I. St. John's SS Kitty's Brook 09/05/1942
  Wylie Harry Killed during storm SS Newfoundland 00/00/1944
A/B Yard Stephen Cape Broyle SS Empire Bison 01/11/1940
Fireman Young Edward Quidi Vidi SS Nerissa 30/04/1941
  Skanes Leslie   Lost at sea during WW II  

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