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

Photos (1)

Here are some more photos. If you have any that you would like to add please get in touch. I do have photos on all of the other pages on the site and I hope you find them of interest.


All the photos below are copyright © and courtesy of Ralph Barker unless otherwise stated.

lounge

The lounge/music-room

cabin

Double-bedstead cabin

Courtesy and © of Glasgow Archives

the card room

The card-room

Courtesy and © of Glasgow Archives

cabin view

Single-bedstead cabin

Courtesy and © Glasgow Archives

view of the music-room/lounge

The lounge/music-room

Courtesy and © Glasgow Archives

another view of the music-room/lounge

The lounge/music-room

Joan Redl

Joan Redl

Lady May Almond

Lady May Almond

Dr Marjorie Miller

Dr. Marjorie Miller

Mary [left] with Esther
Eileen Simms [centre] with Lisa, David [right]

The Simms family

The Simms Family

Stubbs and Quantrill

4th Officer W.Stubbs and Dr. D.Quantrill

the sims family today

Esther, Mary, Lisa, David (2011)

Gunner Kennie MacLennan RN

D.E.M.S. R.N. Gunner
Kennie MacLennan. 6 July 1941.

ss CITY OF CAIRO

ss CITY OF CAIRO wearing the colours of Bucknall Line.

Photo of Kennie MacLennan by William McRobbie and courtesy of Ann Roots. Photo of ss CITY OF CAIRO from author's file.

Courtesy of Tom Miller-McCall

Capt Thomas Dunlop McCall

Capt Thomas Dunlop McCall as a Cadet circa 1915 - 1918

Courtesy of Denis Ironside

Quartermaster Robert Ironside

Quartermaster Robert Ironside

Courtesy of
Joan Dodsworth Ware

John Tagg

John Tagg (centre) with Dolly (left) and Joan (right) Kingston Ontario 1941.

Alfred Donald Miller

A. Donald Miller

Dr. Marjorie Miller

Dr. Marjorie Miller

Alfred Donald Miller

A. Donald Miller

The photos above kindly supplied by Margaret Bird niece of A. Donald Miller.

Robert (Tiny) Watts

Left - Robert (Tiny) Watts

Robert (Tiny) Watts

Robert (Tiny) Watts who died aged 31 on 19th November 1942. I am grateful to Rebecca Deacon for the photos (left) and (right) of her grandfather who died in No.1 Lifeboat.

Bob and Ivy Watts

Robert and Ivy Watts

Courtesy of Irene Powell
(Rene Nuttall) daughter of John

Ship's Butcher John Nuttall

Ship's butcher John Nuttall
Lost at sea 14th November 1942

Courtesy of Laura Porterfield

Gunner Hugh M. Porterfield RN

D.E.M.S. R.N. Gunner
Hugh M. Porterfield. 1922 - 2001

Courtesy of Will McArthur

Assistant Engineer David Dick

Assistant Engineer David Dick
23 April 1919 - 1 July 2008

Courtesy of Janet Broomhall

William C. Solomon

William C. Solomon
Lost at sea 4th December 1942

Courtesy of Sarah Quantrill

photo of Second Engineer Bob Gerner

Second Engineer Bob Gerner

Courtesy of Carol Compton

Purser Francis McQuone

Purser Francis B. McQuone.
Lost at sea 18th November 1942

Robert Skea

Robert Skea

William Stubbs

William Stubbs

Courtesy of Denis Ironside

Robert Ironside

Robert Ironside

William and Mona Rooksby

William and Mona Rooksby

Photo courtesy of Professor John Tagg

John Tagg

2nd officer John Tagg

Stills of Robert Skea, William Stubbs and Mr and Mrs Rooksby courtesy of Peter Williams Television.