Capt Gwilym Clifford Morris

Gwilym Clifford Morris (known as “Cliff”) was born in Newport, South Wales on the 28th February, 1906 and commenced his sea career in 1924 as an Ordinary Seaman.

Following his survival from the sinking of the King Gruffydd (2) he continued his war service as a chief officer with King Line Ltd - Managers Dodd Thompson & Co Ltd, survived the war and later gained command of the Manitou Park in October 1945.

Sadly, he died through Peritonitus in February 1948 and was survived by his wife Winifred and a 2 year old son.

Service Record

From

To

King Gruffydd

Chief Officer


3/1943

Torpedoed and survived

Chief Officer


1945

Manitou Park

Master

10/1945


Died

2/1948

Aged 42

Obituary - 1948

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