Cargo Service

Rochester Castle

Left The Clyde

2 August

For Malta (Operation Pedestal)

Richmond Castle

Left Buenos Aires

For Avonmouth via Montevideo

Torpedoed & sunk 4 August


Capt R Wren DSO

T C Goldstone

Chief Officer

A J Culpin DSC

W Gibb

Second Officer

H N Dryden DSC

F J Pye

Third Officer

W Richmond

T Allen


D C B Lochhead MID

R F Leeds MID

J Whadcoat

J Lester

D Cutcliffe

P Jones

A M Chisholm

First Radio Officer

J Gillespie

Second Radio Officer

T M K Knowles MID

K Icke MID

C P Freeman

Third Radio Officer

P Franklin

Chief Engineer

F E Mattocks DSC

Second Engineer

W Laverty

Jnr Second Engineer

I F McDonald MID

Third Engineer

T F M Chambers

Snr Fourth Engineer


J Johnstone

Int Fourth Engineer

P F H Brebner MID


M Thompson MID

Chief Steward

H F White MID

Able Seaman

J J Hesse DSM

P Inglis DSM

F Evans

D T Jones

J MacIver

A Murray

D R Taylor

W G Whincup

Deck Boy

R Swain DSM


C J Patterson

ER Storekeeper

C G Knight MID


J D T Elvin

C W Gray

E E Hayes

W J Purkiss

H G Sawkins

Chief Cook

J Marshall


J W Mangham


W G Cull

Union-Castle Line

Clan Line

Clan MacNaughton

Left Alexandria

For New York

Torpedoed & sunk 1 August

Clan Ferguson

Left The Clyde

For Malta (Operation Pedestal)

Bombed & sunk 12 August

Clan MacWhirter

Left Bombay

For Hull

Torpedoed & sunk 27 August

Clan Lamont

Arrived New York

28 August

From Bombay


R W Bennett

F S Lofthouse

R S Masters

H M Rodger

Chief Officer

J J Millar

J Findlay

L B Higgins

Second Officer

A H Black

S P Lee

Third Officer

J A Baxter

Fourth Officer

E W Robb


A G Allson

K Sutherland

A C Murray

E A Hall


W Griffin

J D McLeod

Radio Officers

W J McCrory

J I Lewis

W Ellsmere

J M Gibb

R Green

Chief Engineer

J R Wilde MBE

G Black

J R Biggs

Second Engineer

J Weir

F Briggs

T Horrice

Engineer Officer

W M Grant

F McGarry

Third Engineer

A Blair

A W Johnston

Fourth Engineer

J R Templeton

Fifth Engineer

T Graham

I A Webandlish

Sixth Engineer

P M Horsburgh

Seventh Engineer

S M Brown

Eighth Engineer

H R Lythgoe


H G Bruce

A Menzies


B C Smith

J Charles

Second Steward

B P O’Byrne


J Anderson


J Hollywood

Fireman Trimmer

H E Beavan

Fireman Trimmer

R Connell

Fireman Trimmer

W Crawford

Fireman Trimmer

M Ryan


A Stewart

1942 - August

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