Scope and Content

Torpedoed and sunk by a U boat in 1942.

  • List of crew and next of kin details;
  • copies of correspondence sent to next of kin notifying them of fate of crew;
  • copies of correspondence sent to other companies notifying them of loss of ship;
  • copies of correspondence sent to Marconi International informing them that their radio operators survived;
  • copies of correspondence sent to surviving crew detailing arrangements for and after their return to UK, including payment of any monies due;
  • copies of correspondence with the Mercantile Marine Office, Leith, regarding payment of wages;
  • copies of correspondence with various companies and organisations concerning crew movement and payment of wages and pensions to crew members;
  • insurance claim for loss of ship;
  • list of crew members who had signed compensation E forms;
  • receipts for ex-gratia payments to crew members for loss of effects;
  • list of crew wage balance at time of ship loss.