Stretford WW2 

Alfred Riley

Rank:2nd Radio Off
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Merchant Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:M.V. Jamaica (Norway)
Country of burial:Lost at Sea
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial
Town Memorial:Stretford Book
Extra Information:
The Jamaica was built in 1936, it's gross register tonnage was 3,015, it
was 336 feet long, 45 feet wide and could make 16 knots. It was one of 9
ships operated by Anders Jahre, Sandefjord, Norway.  It could accommodate
12 passengers.

On the 07/03/43 she was torpedoed by U-221 and sank in position - 48N
23.30W.  There is no record of the numbers of crew/passengers lost.
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