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Marcus Isaacs

Rank:1st Radio Off
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Merchant Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:S.S. Empire Bison (London)
Country of burial:Lost at SeaGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Originally named West Cawthorn built in 1919, its gross register tonnage
was 5,612, it was 427ft long, 54ft wide and could make 11.5 knots.   A
cargo ship, it was re-named Empire Bison and was on charter to the British
Ministry of War Transport.

North-west of the Hebrides, on the 01/11/40, travelling from Halifax Nova
Scotia to the Clyde, a straggler in convoy HX82, she was torpedoed by U-124
and sunk in position 59 30N 17 40W.   There were 4 survivors, but 31
crew/passengers were lost.
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