Altrincham WW2 - Surnames starting with the letter M. 

Robert McCall

Rank:Chief Engineering Officer
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Merchant Navy
Name of Rgt or Ship:S.S. Manchester Merchant (Manchester)
Country of burial:Lost at SeaGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Tower Hill Memorial
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
No record of year of construction for the "Manchester Merchant", it's gross
register tonnage was 5670, it was 446 feet long, 57 feet wide and could
make 13.8 knots.  A cargo liner, it was one of 13 ships operated by
Manchester Liners Ltd, St. Anne's Square, Manchester 2. It could accomodate
12 - 1st class passengers.

East of Cape Race, travelling from Manchester to St. John, New Brunswick,
on the 25/02/43 she was torpedoed by U-628, whilst in convoy ON166 and sank
in position - 45.10N 43.23W.  There were 29 survivors, but 36
crew/passengers were lost.
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