The Red Duster The Merchant Navy Crest

ss CITY OF CAIRO

A tribute to the British Merchant Navy - they also served!

The Ellerman Hall vessel ss CITY OF CAIRO torpedoed on 6th November 1942

Boats

Table of Occupants

No.5 Lifeboat (56) - Captain W.A. Rogerson
Name Position Fate
William A. Rogerson Master Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Robert A. Faulds Chief Engineer Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Francis B. McQuone Chief Steward/Purser Died at sea
Dr. Douglas Quantrill Surgeon Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
William Stubbs Fourth Officer Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
William B. Ritchie Cadet Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Malcolm (Calum) MacLean Quartermaster Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Charlie N. Williams Second Steward Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
George Morton Steward Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Herbert Shenton Passenger - Engineer Officer, (B.I.Co) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Freda Bullen Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Michael Bullen Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Peter Bullen Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
James Chapman Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Sybil Chapman Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Florence Gavin Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Shelia Gavin Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
John MacFarland (DBS) Passenger (Merchant Navy) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Lawrence McGaffney Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Catherine McGaffney Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Miss Catherine McGaffney Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Patricia McGaffney Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Joan Redl Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
David Redl Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Kate Richardson Passenger Died at sea
Cynthia Saunders Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Allan B. Tempest Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Gladys Usher Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
George Waters Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Leonard Codling Barman Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Roland Dodds Passenger (Merchant Navy) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Charlie McKechnie Baker Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Thomas Parkinson Passenger (Merchant Navy) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Edward V. Elliot Passenger (Merchant Navy) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Walter A. Edward D.E.M.S. Gunner (Royal Marines) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
David Skinner D.E.M.S. Gunner (Royal Navy) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Also in this boat were 20 Lascars - 7 died at sea (approximate figures).
See In Memoriam page for the names of Lascar seafarers who died.

On 19th November 1942, after 13 days at sea in an open boat. (approximately 47) survivors were rescued by the ss CLAN ALPINE.

Exact Lascar deaths in this boat cannot be corroborated.