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.7 Lifeboat (57) - Second Officer Leslie Boundy
Name Position Fate
Leslie Boundy Second Officer Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Robert H. Gerner Second Engineer Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
David Dick Assistant Engineer Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Leslie Mountain Assistant Engineer Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
M. Campbell Carpenter Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Elizabeth Birchman Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Rev. David W. Davies Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Jane E. Davies Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Ann Davis Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Janet Davis Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Robert Dickey Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Elizabeth Dickey Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
William Dieckhaus Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Avis Dieckhaus Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Ferdinand Dieckhaus Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Pierre Jaspar Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Janine Jaspar Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Michel Jaspar Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
William Rooksby Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Mona Rooksby Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Robert Skea Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Arnold Silcock Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
James Turner Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Rev. Robert Waddell Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Andy Green Passenger Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Hugh M. Porterfield D.E.M.S. Gunner (Royal Navy) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
John V. Morris D.E.M.S. Gunner (Royal Navy) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
John Martin D.E.M.S. Gunner (Royal Navy) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Albert Cockill D.E.M.S. Gunner (Royal Marines) Rescued by ss CLAN ALPINE
Also in this boat were 28 Lascars - 2 died at sea.
See In Memoriam page for names of Lascar seafarers who died.

On 19th November, 1942 (55) people were transferred to the ss CLAN ALPINE from this boat. The two Lascar crew men who died were believed to be Ghulam Rasul Nawabjan and Enathoolla Athoulil Mahd.

Thanks to Lorraine Leicester granddaughter of Leslie Boundy for updating me with the correct information for this boat.