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.6 Lifeboat (57) - George Nutter
Name Position Fate
George Nutter Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
H.D. Broomby Third Engineer Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Patrick MacNeil Quartermaster Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
F. George Blagrave-Dean Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Victor Chambers Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Minnie Clark Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Ruby Cooke Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
E. Randolph Godlieb Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Vassili Kariakin Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Galina Kariakin Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Dulcie Kendall Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Colin Kendall Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Gregore Krakovski Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Peggy Marr Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Alfred S.G. Racher Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
David Williams Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Mary Williams Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Violet Williams Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
John Cullinane Asst Steward Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Alexander Dey Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Elsie M. Petrie Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Also in this boat were 36 Lascars - 9 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 48) survivors were rescued by the ss CLAN ALPINE.

Exact Lascar deaths in this boat cannot be corroborated.