- Surnames starting with the letter H. 

Leonard Michael Hardern

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Merchant Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:S.S. Arabistan (London)
Country of burial:Lost at SeaGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
The Arabistan was built in 1929, it's gross register tonnage was 5,874, it
was 440 feet long, 55 feet wide and could make 13 knots.  A cargo liner, it
was one of 27 ships operated by F.C. Strick & Co. Ltd, 117-121 Leadenhall
St, London EC3.    It could accommodate 12 passengers.

South-west of St. Helena, travelling from the Persian Gulf to the U.S. on
the 14/08/42 she was shelled by, a commerce raider, the auxiliary cruiser
Michel and sank in position - 11.30S 26W.   There were only 2 survivors
(PoWs) and 65 crew/PoWs were lost.
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