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IanA



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PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:07 pm    Post subject: QUARFF, WW2 Reply with quote

Situated on the outside of Quarff church, which is to the east of Easter Quarff, next to the A970.

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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2018 8:54 pm    Post subject: WMR (ex UKNIWM) number Reply with quote

WMR 8892
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TAIT, JOHN
Died 06/12/1941
Aged 34
S.S. Scottish Trader (London)
Merchant Navy
Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Tait, of Gremista, Zetland. Master Mariner, Merchant Navy. His brother Thomas perished with him.

Ordinary Seaman
TAIT, THOMAS
Died 06/12/1941
Aged 28
S.S. Scottish Trader (London)
Merchant Navy
Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Tait, of Gremista, Zetland. Member Pharmaceutical Society. His brother John perished with him.

From https://uboat.net/allies/merchants/ship/1214.html

The unescorted Scottish Trader sailing from Philadelphia to Liverpool , a straggler from convoy SC-56, was torpedoed and sunk by U-131 about 300 miles south of Iceland. The U-boat needed six torpedoes to sink the zigzagging vessel. The master, 36 crew members and six gunners were lost.
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