Cornish City (3)

Built in 1936 by Furness at Haverton Hill for The Leeds Shipping Co. Ltd. 4952 gt: LBP 130.1m: Beam 17.1m: Service speed 12kts.

1937 Cornish City. Delivered to Leeds Shipping Co.
1943 Torpedoed and sunk in 27.20S:52.10E on 29th. July 1943 by U-177, whilst on passage from Lourenco Marques and Durban with a cargo of coal for Aden and Suez. Of a compliment of 43, 37 lives were lost, including the Master. See full Official report in the Memories Pages.


Cornish City 1937 to 1943.

Cornish City. Page [1]
Memories from RSL staff. Page No. [1]
Official Loss Report. Page No. [1] [2] [3] [4]