Passenger and Crew List of the SS Nerissa

 

Departing Halifax, N.S. 21 April 1941

Torpedoed by U-Boat 552 30 April 1941

Lat. 57 57N : Long. 10 8W

About 100 miles northwest of County Donegal, Ireland

 

CAPTAIN: Gilbert Ratcliffe WATSON

Departing: Halifax, N.S. 21 April, 1941

Sunk: by U-Boat 552, 30 April, 1941

NAME

SURV.

CSLTY.

AGE

RANK / OCCUPATION

NATIONALITY

ALLEN, Dr. William X48Agricultural Commissioner Govt.England
ALMOND, Frederick X18Merchant Navy - FiremanWhiston, Liverpool
ALMOND, StanleyX54Technical Inspector Northern ElectricEngland
AMOS, Maurice AugusteX29Lt.Cdn.Army Pay CorpsCanada
ANDREWS, FrankX34Quartermaster-Canadian Merchant NavyNewfoundland
ANSON, Lawrence WartonX29WO2 Royal Cdn.Ord.CoCanada
ARSENEAU, Daniel P30264X29Sgt. Royal Cdn. Med. CorpsCanada
ASHWORTH, Victor Lawrence D106855X21Pvte. Cdn. Army ClerkCanada
ATKINS, Sydney R152016X26Merchant Navy - Bedroom StewardLondon, England
ATKINSON, P. S. 622083XCpl. RAF
AUBIN, Etienne Joseph C96116X24Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
AYLWARD, Joseph X42Merchant Navy - Bedroom StewardNewfoundland
BAILEY, MalcolmX26Merchant Navy - BosunNewfoundland
BALDWIN-RAPER, Alfred X51Director of CompaniesLondon, England
BALTUS, John Henry P38176X27QMS WO2 Army ClerkCanada
BARTON, William Ronald R196744X30Merchant Navy - ElectricianSt. Helens
BATEMAN, William Robert K91518X20Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
BELL, Duncan D93706X41Cpl. Royal Cdn. Med. Corps Scotland
BELYEA, Graham Stanley H2832X20Cpl.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
BENTLEY, Owen Newton P38217X26WO1 Cdn. Army ClerkCanada
BERGER, B. A.XCivilianCanada
BILAK, John H19818XPte. Manitoba RegimentCanada
BLACK, Henry R157786X21Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterLiverpool, England
BOUDREAU, Joseph H20291XPte. Canadian Army Canada
BOULANGER, Jean MauriceX26Lt. Cdn. Army Pay CorpCanada
BRADY, P. R11399X31Merchant Navy - Vegetable CookGlasgow, Scotland
BRISTOW, R. C. 3689XOrdinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
BROOKES, Jack P4517X30Sgt. Royal Cdn. Artil.India
BROOKS, John James R182180X26Merchant Navy - FiremanBootle, England
BROWN, GeorgeX19Pvte. Cdn. Army ClerkScotland
BROWN, William R157720X22Merchant Navy - 4th Engineer Off.Grappenhall
BRUCE, Vernon G. K91505XSgt. C.M.S.C.Canada
BRUINES, Arnold 507626X29Warrant Officer-Royal Air ForceEngland
BUDDELL, William Frank K91514X21Cpl.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
BURDEN, Robert JohnX20Air PilotUSA
BURNESS, Kenneth CharlesX47Lt.Col.Princess Pat's Cdn.Lt. Inf.England
BURNS, J. R224903X31Merchant Navy - Night StewardGlasgow, Scotland
BURNS, John Anderson L25651X20Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkScotland
BURNS, Joseph John R2819X34Merchant Navy - OilerLiverpool, England
BUTLER, Charles Edward 946898XA/C 2nd Class-R.A.F. Volunteer ReserveEngland
BUTLER, H. J. H2835XSgt. C.M.S.C.Canada
CAHILL, Edmund R121894X27Merchant Navy - 3rd Engineer Off.Waterloo
CALDWELL, WilliamX35WO1 Royal Cdn.Ord.CoScotland
CALVERT, George P/27935X29A/CQMS Royal Cdn Serv. CorpsScotland
CAMERON, Robert LairdX29WO2 Royal Cdn. Engs.Canada
CAMPBELL, Faber Romanus F15250X20Gnr. Royal Cdn. Artil.Canada
CANDOW, James ErnestX32Canadian Merchant Navy - A/BNewfoundland
CARTER, Allister Karl R223823X20Canadian Merchant Navy - A/BNewfoundland
CASHMORE, Thomas 927652X50Merchant Navy - StorekeeperDudley
CHAPMAN, AdrianX46Merchant Navy - Bedroom StewardAustralia
CHAPMAN, H.X42Merchant Navy - 2nd BakerNewfoundland
CHAPPLE, Norman EricX18Merchant Navy - Galley ScullionLiverpool, England
CHATWIN, George ThomasX44Capt.Cdn.Army Pay CoEngland
CHISHOLM, J .V. B. F13127XC.M.S.C.Canada
CLARKE, Arthur Claude R221912X26Merchant Navy - 5th Engineer Off.Southport
CLARKE, Victor P/27944X31T/CSM Royal Cdn.Army Serv.CorpsEngland
CLARKE, W. 1461969X19Gnr. Royal Artillery.Barrow in Furness
COCKBURN, Lestock Peter P7447X23L/Bombardier R.C.H.A.Victoria, BC, Canada
COCKRELL, L. P. P7471XL/BombardierCanada
COLES, Walter Herb XSgt. Corps of Military Staff ClerksCanada
COLLINGS, Kenneth BrownX42Air Pilot - Air Transport AuxiliaryUSA
COLLINS, John WaferX27Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
COOSDEO, A.G.X45Merchant Navy - SurgeonIndia
COROPKA, W. 3705XOrdinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
COURTNEY, Peter Paul R151150X33Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterLiverpool, England
COWEN, Frederick Henry R115341X25Merchant Navy - Officers StewardLiverpool, England
CRAIG, Gordon Robert 3704X18Ordinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
CRAIG, Wilson Henry 3706X20Ordinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
CUMMINS, John X36Merchant Navy - FiremanLiverpool, England
CURRIE, Raymond Victor C30632 12502XPte. Canadian Provost CompanyCanada
DALE, John ErnestX59Merchant Navy - Purser Chief StewardLiverpool, England
DANN, Henry R123264X31Merchant Navy - FiremanLiverpool, England
DAVIDSON, J. 3450715X19Gnr. Royal Artillery.Salford
DAVIDSON, William Alexander H20323X19Pvte.Queens Own Cam.HighldsCanada
DAVIDSON, William Dixon X36Merchant Navy-QuartermasterEngland
DAVIES, Harold ReginaldX28Merchant Navy - 3rd Radio OfficerPt. Talbot
DEADMAN, Arthur VictorX34Tool Room Foreman Northern ElectricCanada
DENTON, F. C/JX214285XStoker 2 - RN
DENTON, Lewis Archer C30629 9512XA/Cpl. Canadian Provost CompanyCanada
DEWSNAP, Francis Gerald R136941X22Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterLiverpool, England
DIXON, R. G. 1257218XA/C II - RAF
DOHERTY, David James P4459X32Gnr. Royal Cdn. Artil.Ireland
DREW, Donald David StansfieldX15ScholarLondon, England
DREW, J.G. 1592907X25Gnr. Royal Artillery.London, England
DREW, Vincent 1047067X34Merchant Navy - Bedroom StewardNew Brighton, England
DWYER, JamesX19Merchant Navy-Ordinary SeamanLiverpool, England
EBBENSEN, J. J.X2nd Lt.Royal Norwegian Air ForceNorway
EDMONDSON, Henry 800016 X47Merchant Navy - BakerYork
EDWARDS, J. R. P39645XSgt.Major Royal Can. Corps. of SignalsCanada
EDWARDS, Robert AllanX19Cpl.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
EMBREE, William HazenX31Capt.Royal Cdn.Army MCCanada
EVELYN, JohnX28Merchant Navy - Lamp TrimmerBarbadoes
FALCONER, James N. A/99621XPte. C.M.S.C.
FAWCETT, Ronald ThayerX36Lt.N.B. Rangers RCICCanada
FISHER, Ivor Franklin G16519X21Sigmn. Royal Corp SignalsCanada
FITCH, D .C. D106990XPte. C.M.S.C.Canada
FORD, Cecil Wasburry.X25Merchant Navy - A/BNewfoundland
FORDYCE, Robert EugeneX20Air PilotUSA
FOREMAN, C. C.XCivilian - ATA Ferry Pilot - USAUSA
FRANKLIN, E. 1688708X27Gnr. Royal Artillery.Lincolnshire, England
FREEMAN, David Baines. R172932X22Merchant Navy - Ex. 2nd OfficerCrosby
FRIEDRICH, Ellis GustaveX37Air Pilot. Air Trans.Aux.USA
FULLER, C. 667634X49Navy - ChefSoton
GABBOTT, Herbert C.X47Merchant Navy - Bedroom StewardLiverpool, England
GAFFNEY, Joseph R30908X37Merchant Navy - Chief OfficerEngland
GALLAGHER, Conal P4448XGnr. Royal Canadian ArtilleryCanada
GARDNER, Douglas RaymondX26A/S Sgt. Royal Cdn. Serv. Corps.Canada
GARDNER, E. R200858X27Merchant Navy - 3rd OfficerSt. Johns, Nfld.
GARLETT, John D/JX 205016X21Royal Navy DEMS GunnerLondon, England
GARVIN, Walter AleckX45Civil Servant - Audit N.D.H.Q.Canada
GIBBS, JamesX52Merchant Navy-Steward - Engineers' StewardGrenada
GLATT, Harold C-96271X22Sgt. C.M.S.C.Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
GOODCHILD, GeorgeX47Merchant Navy - 2nd ButcherWinchester, England
GRACE, Robert Sidney 967545X38Merchant Navy - 2nd PantrymanLiverpool, England
GRAHAM-ALEXANDER, G. 3693XOrdinary Telegraphist - RCN
GWYNNE, George R40574X34Merchant Navy - Saloon StewardLiverpool, England
GWYNNE, Percy StanleyX37Merchant Navy - Dish WasherManchester, England
HALL, F.A. R128036X25Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterHarwich, England
HALL, T. 594025X46Merchant Navy - Bedroom StewardLiverpool, England
HALLIGAN, Benjamin Thomas X32Merchant Navy - Sen. 2nd StewardLiverpool, England
HALLIGAN, WilliamX15Merchant Navy - BellboyLiverpool, England
HAMILTON, James Sydney H2833X22Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
HARDING, Frederick George K91501X28Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkEngland
HARDING, Harry G. R161687X23Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterLiverpool, England
HARITONIS, Harold B93826XPte. Canadian ArmyCanada
HARRISON, Charles Kirkness 968842X39Merchant Navy - 2nd Radio OfficerLeeds
HARRISON, Francis Gordon L/25614X21Cpl.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
HARVEY, BarnettX20Sub-Lt. Royal Canadian NavyCanada
HERRINGTON, George MaxwellX38Capt. Saint John Fus. RCICCanada
HIBBS, Henry 830889X44Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterJersey, C.I.
HOGAN, W.L. C30369XPte.Royal Cdn. Army Service Corps.Canada
HOLT, J. S. P4641XGnr. Royal Canadian ArtilleryCanada
HOWARD, BenjaminX56Merchant Navy - Capt's StewardBarbadoes
HULDIN, Charles Theodoor 1122344X41Merchant Navy - Ship's CookAntwerp, Belgium
HUTTON, James 3695X21Ordinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
IRVINE, Harold WellingtonX21Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
JEFFERY, John Philip Bartlett 975276X42Merchant Navy - First Radio OfficerLool
JOHNSTONE, Charles James C30759 10063X36Cpl. Can. Provost Company England
JONES, Florence R70051X50Merchant Navy - StewardessLiverpool, England
JONES, J.X20Merchant Navy - Dish WasherLiverpool, England
JORDAN, James Christian 992384X43Merchant Navy - 2nd StewardCopenhagen
KEELAN, Gerald Frederick B95405 13015XPte. Canadian Provost CompanyCanada
KENT, C. J. 3688XOrdinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
KING, StephenX48Merchant Navy FiremanNewfoundland
KIPPEN, James WendellX25Capt.Royal Cdn.Army MCCanada
KITCHING, Stuart TempletonX20Ordinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
KRISTOFFERSEN, SverreX25Sgt. Royal Norwegian Air ForceNorway
LAITE, BradleyX30Merchant Navy - CarpenterNewfoundland
LANDIS, Irvin TroutX25Air Pilot. Air Trans.Aux.USA
LANGMEAD, William Francis RyanX28Canadian Merchant Navy - A/BNewfoundland
LEADBETTER, John K98102X33L/Cpl.Cdn. Army ClerkEngland
LEDGER, Albert R30704X34Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterLiverpool, England
LEDSHAM, H.G.XPay Sub-Lt. RCNVRCanada
LEE, Arnold Sherwood 75448XSquadron Leader-R.A.F. Volunteer Res.England
LEIB, Ernest H25226X24Pvte.Royal Cdn.Ord.Co Canada
LENG, Calvert William P/38201X26CSM Cdn. Army ClerkCanada
LESEIZE, Henri D58025X33Pvte.Reg.MaisonneuveCanada
LESTER, Harold Robert 3677X18Ordinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
LIVINGSTONE, C.X34Merchant Navy - Bedroom StewardGlasgow, Scotland
LOCK, Stanley Laurence K/92032X20Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
LOMAS, ElizabethX26CivilianInverness, Scotland
LOMAS, JoanX4CivilianLondon, England
LOMAS, Joseph EdgarX31CivilianLondon, England
LOMAS, MargaretX3CivilianLondon, England
LOMAS, TerenceX6CivilianLondon, England
LONG, Richard BradyX22S/Sgt. Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
LOWELL, Robert AlfredX25Air Pilot. Air Trans.Aux.USA
LYDON, James X53Merchant Navy - Chief Engineer Off. Dundee
LYNCH, Hilda R142121X34Merchant Navy - StewardessBootle, England
MACDONALD, Neil RichardsonX25S/Sgt. Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
MACGILLIVRAY, George X50Merchant Navy - BarberNairn
MACNEIL, John NeilX44Educational Instructor - C.L.A.W.S.Canada
MACPHEE, J. E. C30757 8629XPte. Canadian Provost CompanyCanada
MADSEN, Clinton Edward B/4222X33Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkUSA
MARA, John Hugh Francis C30758 12797XPte. Canadian Provost CompanyCanada
MARTIN, B. A. P27807XComp.Qrt.Master Sgt.R.C.A.S.C.Canada
MAYAT, H.X42Merchant Navy - Assist. StewardSidcup
MAYNARD, John Robert P30268X26Staff Sgt.Royal Cdn.Med. CorpsCanada
McCRINDLE, Robert Reynolds 3692X20Ordinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
McEVOY, Ronald P.X20Canadian Merchant Navy - A/BNewfoundland
McGOVERN, Farrell J.X28Sgt. CMSCCanada
McKAY, G. A. XOrdinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
McKAY, Wallace Andrew P10749X26Sgt. Royal Cdn. Engns.Canada
McLEOD, William John BarryX33WO2 Royal Cdn. Artillery.Canada
McSWEENEY, Bernard Daniel R145457X38Merchant Navy - 1st Assist. CookLiverpool, England
MILLER, H.XCivilian - Engineer Technical MissionCanada
MILLS, William Robert Neilson P10733X22L/Sgt.Royal Cdn. Engs.England
MITCHELL, Thomas ElvinX20Lt. Carlt.York Regt.RCICCanada
MONTGOMERY, Robert StewartX59Civil Servant - Audit N.D.H.Q.Canada
MORGAN, M.X26SailorWhitbourne
MORRIS, Frederick Earl H20550X28Pvte.Queens Own Cam.HighlandersCanada
MORRIS, J.X26Merchant Navy - Assist. ChefSt. Johns, Nfld.
MORRISON, George Edward 343606XFlt. Sgt. Royal Air ForceScotland
MORROW, George Dixon X562 Lt. Royal Can. ArtilleryCanada
MUIR, William EdwardX39Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkIreland
MUNNINGS, Oliver WilliamX52Civil Servant - Audit N.D.H.Q.Canada
MUSSEAU, R. R162996X20Merchant Navy - A.B.Newfoundland
NADEAU, J. I. D56323XPte. No.1 Can. Infantry Training CentreCanada
NANCE, William HaroldX31Air Pilot. Air Trans.Aux.USA
NEWHOUSE, J. S. 3681 XOrdinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
NICHOLAS, Alfred Roland C30760 13298XPte. Canadian Provost CompanyCanada
NICHOLL-CADDELL, Robert Arthur FrancisX41Lt. Cdr. Royal Navy (Temp.)England
NIXON, Francis Robert Woodcock X37Paymaster Comm. Royal Canadian NavyCanada
OLIVER, George Henry 1522706X25Merchant Navy - Deck HandDover, England
ORVIN, Charles Peter P/J 31869X42Merchant Navy Deck HandGuernsey, C.I.
PARK, SamuelX34Lt. Cdn. Army MedicalRussia
PAUL, R. G.XLieut. Royal Cdn. Army Pay Corps.Canada
PEARSE, Joseph Desmond R108957X23Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterLiverpool, England
PEARSON, L. 937483XA/C II - RAF
PETTIT, HowardX18Sgt. Corps of Military Staff ClerksCanada
PHILLIPS, Donald OctaviusX25WO2 Royal Cdn.Ord.CoCanada
PHILLIPS, James ArthurX20Pvte. Cdn. Army ClerkCanada
PITHART, R. R.XLieut. 2nd. Regt. A.A. Canadian Canada
POOCK, Graham 590454X28Flt. Sgt. Royal Air Force
POWELL, Jack K20071XGunner R.C.A.Canada
PRICE, StanleyX38Merchant Navy - ButcherLiverpool, England
QUISTGAARD, Alfred HenriX332nd Lt.Royal Norwegian Air ForceDenmark
RAINE, Earle SturdeeX19Able Seaman-Canadian Merchant NavyCanada
RAWLINS, Francis R200236X20Merchant Navy-Ordinary SeamanLiverpool, England
RAY, Hugh PercyX59Assist. Master Mechanic Northern Elect.Canada
REED, Edward Charles 527651X24Flt. Sgt. Royal Air ForceEngland
REID, James P/X 9764BX30Able Seaman-Royal Naval ReserveScotland
REID, Robert R136440X24Merchant Navy - Pantryman StewardBootle, England
RILEY, Henry R30542X35Merchant Navy - OilerLiverpool, England
RILEY, Stephen Samuel R147917X25Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterPontypridd, Wales
ROBBINS, Edward GortonX21Sub-Lt. Royal Canadian NavyCanada
ROBERTSON, JohnX52Merchant Navy - Night StewardGlasgow, Scotland
ROBERTSON, Samuel StevensonX35Supt. Can.Free Press OverseasScotland
ROBINSON, George LouisX21Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
ROBINSON, James Alan X39Merchant Navy - 2nd Engineer Off.Hull
RODDEN, R.X43Merchant Navy - 2nd Class CookNewfoundland
ROSE, Lloyd William Alexander F54760X31Cpl.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
SANDERSON, J. 1082762X36Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterBirkenhead, Eng.
SAULL, J. L. D92718XSgt. C.M.S.C.Canada
SCANLON, Richard Pirt H26522X23Pvte. Cdn. Army ClerkCanada
SCHARFE, P.E. P39777XC.S.M. Royal Can. Corps. of SignalsCanada
SHAUGHNESEY, J. 345034X19Gnr. Royal Canadian ArtilleryBacup
SHEA, Omar Cornelius P30333X26WO2 Royal Cdn. Med. Corps.Canada
SHEPPARD, A.X48Merchant Navy - Roast & G. CookBarbadoes
SHERWOOD, F.XFlt. Sgt. Royal Air ForceEngland
SINKINS, Walter GeorgeX17MN Apprentice on SS Lulworth HillLondon, England
SLATER, John Frederick Richard B66042X24Pvte. Cdn. Army ClerkCanada
SMITH, Allan Montague R158446X25Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterLondon, England
SMITH, G.C.XLt. Col. Royal Canadian Army CorpsCanada
SMITH, Robert GlennX33Air Pilot. Air Trans.Aux.USA
SMITH, Thomas R203504X18Merchant Navy - Assist. StewardLiverpool, England
SNOW, Henry SterlingX52Merchant Navy - OilerNewfoundland
SPENCER, John R168988X24Merchant Navy - Lounge StewardNewfoundland
SQUIRES, John Francis R145101X31Merchant Navy - PrinterLiverpool, England
STANFIELD, Cecil George R140810 X25Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterPortsmouth, Eng.
STARKE, Arnold Thomas Francis C/18592X19Bdr. Royal Cdn.ArtilleryCanada
STENLI, OddX26Sgt. Royal Norwegian Air ForceNorway
STETTAFORD, ArthurX37Merchant Navy - Assist. StewardLiverpool, England
STINCHCOMBE, Arthur Roland 3589X20Ordinary Telegraphist - Royal Can. NavyCanada
STOJAK, Francis L25603XSgt. Corps of Military Staff ClerksCanada
STOKES, Ronald R170686X21Merchant Navy - WriterChester, England
STORER, Walter Joseph R177752X27Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterLondon, England
STRICKLAND, A. W.X36Merchant Navy - Chf.3rd Cl. StewardSoton
STUART-FRENCH, JoyX35Civilian - Wife of Major R. Stuart-FrenchVictoria, Australia
STUART-FRENCH, Robert.X38Major - 11th HussarsIreland
SYVRET, Herbert E38196XPte. Canadian Forestry Corps.Canada
TAITE, O. H.XCarpenter
TASCHEREAU, Ernest P30239XQuarter Master Sgt. R.C.A.M.C.Canada
TEARE, Kenneth William R162209X20Merchant Navy - Assist. StewardLiverpool, England
THORNE, KennethX28Canadian Merchant Navy - A/BNewfoundland
THORNHILL, A.X31Merchant Navy Quarter MasterNewfoundland
TILBROOK, Sydney Alexander P35106 XStaff Sgt.Royal Cdn.Ordnance Corps.Canada
TILLER, William J.X21Merchant Navy - Baker's ScullionNewfoundland
TINSLEY, John 1085111X35Merchant Navy - FiremanLiverpool, England
TORPEY, James CharlesX30Air Pilot. Air Trans.Aux.USA
TOWNSHEND, John RobertX38Capt. Royal Cdn. ArtilleryCanada
TREE, John Victor 78939X38Flt. Lt. Royal Air Force Vol. ReserveNorthern Ireland
TREVETHICK, Thomas Richard R178241X23Merchant Navy - OilerLiverpool, England
TRITES, James AlbertX32Lt. Carlt.York Regt.RCICCanada
TRUDELL, Jean E16006X33Staff Sgt.Royal Cdn.Med. CorpsCanada
TURNER, Clifford Redverse D92717X21Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
WAKEFIELD, Richard Theodore R57926X30Merchant Navy - 2nd OfficerLondon, England
WALSH, Michael 929379X54Merchant Navy-OilerLiverpool, England
WATSON, Gilbert Ratcliffe. 038924X58Merchant Navy - MasterKendal, England
WEIR, Archibald Graham 03098X55Wing Commander-Royal Air ForceEngland
WELLS, Reginald Lawrence P39801X31CSM Royal Corp Signals Canada
WESCOTT, LukeX27Merchant Navy ABNewfoundland
WHILEY, J. S.XCivilian - ATA Ferry Pilot - USAUSA
WHITE, T. R183191X35Merchant Navy - FiremanLiverpool, England
WHITTAKER, Thomas S.E. P40015X41WO2 Royal Corp SignalsEngland
WICKS, James H.X27Quartermaster-Canadian Merchant NavyNewfoundland
WILKINSON, Leslie Angus CecilX26Cpl.Cdn.Army ClerkNewfoundland
WILLIAMS, AlbertX30Canadian Merchant Navy - A/BNewfoundland
WILSON, Bill OmarX24Sgt.Cdn.Army ClerkCanada
WINSPEAR, Ernest Walter R122371X30Merchant Navy - Deck StewardScarborough, Yorks.
WOODALL, John AllisonX33Air Pilot. Air Trans.Aux.USA
WOODWARD, Baxter. R200029X29Merchant Navy ABNewfoundland
WOODWORTH, R. W. F80905XGunner R.C.A.Canada
WRIGHT, James SeigelX29Air Pilot. Air Trans.Aux.USA
WRIGHT, William Charles 86533X45Merchant Navy - 1st Cl. PantrymanLiverpool, England
YEAGER, David A121043XPte. C.M.S.C.Canada
YOUNG, A. F.XCivilian - ATAUSA
YOUNG, E.G.XCivilian
YOUNG, EdwardX36Merchant Navy - FiremanNewfoundland
YOUNG, G.X19Merchant Navy - Saloon WaiterNewfoundland

 

SOURCE OF NAMES AND INFORMATION

Information for the enclosed List has been retrieved from the following sources:

List of Crew and Other Particulars - S.S. Nerissa . Ref. PRO London. BT. 1381-1457.

Casualty List of the S.S. Nerissa. Ref. PRO London. BT. 334/100. 101407.

Court of Inquiry. Canadian Military Headquarters London , 6 May 1941. Report by Pay Sub-Lt. H.C. Ledsham, RCNVR Re the Naval Officers and ratings on board the S.S. Nerissa. Dated Jun. 11, 1941. Ref.DND. NS 1037-40-2 VH2.

Casualties of the S.S. Nerissa (Hamilton, Bermuda), 30th April, 1941. From the Database of The Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Canadian newspaper reports listing passenger survivors and casualties. Dated May 6th, 7th and 8th 1941.

Several personal survivor reports of the sinking.