Urmston WW2 

Ernest Charles Farmer

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Merchant Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:S.S. Scottish Chief (London)
Country of burial:Lost at SeaGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
The Scottish Chief was built in 1928, it's gross register tonnage was
7,006, it was 440 feet long, 57 feet wide and could make 10.5 knots.  A
tanker, it was one of 7 ships operated by the Tankers Ltd, 37-41
Gracechurch St, London EC3.

East of Durban, travelling from the Persian Gulf to Cape Town, on the
19/11/42 she was torpedoed by U-177 and sank in position - 30.39N 34.41E.  
There were 12 survivors, but 36 crew/passengers were lost.
Memorials found on:
St. Michael's (Flixton)
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