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James White

Rank:2nd Radio Off
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Merchant Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:M.V. Doryssa (London)
Country of burial:Lost at SeaGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
The Doryssa was built in 1938, an oil tanker, it's gross register tonnage
was 8078, it was 483 feet long, 59 feet wide and could make 12 knots.   A
tanker, it was one of 93 oil tanker ships operated by the Anglo-Saxon
Petroleum Co. Ltd (Shell Oil) St. Helen's Court, Leadenhall St, London

Off the coast of South Africa, bound to the Persian Gulf, on the 25/04/43
she was shelled by Italian Submarine Leonardo Da Vinci and sank in position
- 37.03S 24.03E.   There were 11 survivors, but 53 crew/???s were lost.
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