H.M.S Vortigern casualty list ?

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  1. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    I am looking for the casualty list for the H.M.S Vortigern that was sunk on the 15/3/1942, by the E-boat S104.

    This is the only thing I have not been able to find I have all the details on how where she was sunk but not the casualty list, so if anyone can assist thank you very much.

    The casualty I am looking into is Lieutenant William Harold George Jones and for reference I have searched Ancestry and found what I can for him in there but if anyone as anything else thanks.

    Regards Mike.
     
  2. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    Forget the list I have found it sorry for wasting any bodys time.

    But I'm open to any more details on William apart from the stuff on Ancestry.

    Mike
     
  3. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    for ref
    Vortigern, ship loss

    ALLEN, Gordon H, Able Seaman, P/JX 219292, MPK

    ALVES, Thomas, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), P/K 59736, MPK

    ANDREW, Peter Le M, Sub Lieutenant, RNR, MPK

    ANDREWS, Leslie W, Ordinary Coder, P/JX 220449, MPK

    AULD, Robert L, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 322905, MPK

    AYRE, George, Stoker 1c, P/KX 98008, MPK

    BALMER, John H, Able Seaman, P/SSX 25712, MPK

    BARBER, John F, Able Seaman, P/J 101533, DOW

    BENNETT, Percy, Stoker 2c, P/KX 121708, MPK

    BIGGS, Frederick N, Able Seaman, P/SSX 17372, MPK

    BINDERMAN, Sidney L, Py/Ty/Surgeon Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

    BLACKHALL, Harold A, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, MPK

    BLUNDELL, Frank H, Petty Officer, P/JX 129088, killed

    BOSCHIN, Gilbert L, Able Seaman, D/JX 191756, MPK

    BRICKLEY, Leonard R, Cook (O), P/MX 66219, MPK

    BROMFIELD, Sidney G, Able Seaman, P/SSX 17938, MPK

    BROOM, John A, Able Seaman, P/JX 206648, MPK

    BROWN, John L, Leading Seaman (Pens), P/J 35303, MPK

    BRYANT, Sidney F, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 59313, MPK

    BURKE, William, Stoker 1c, P/JX 220898, MPK

    BUSS, Sydney J H, Able Seaman, P/JX 192307, MPK

    CAPLEN, Arthur J, Stoker 1c, P/KX 115234, MPK

    CARLIN, William T, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2921, MPK

    CHELSON, Walter, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 297381, MPK

    CLARIDGE, Alwyn, Telegraphist, P/JX 161685, MPK

    CLARK, Arthur H C, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 278762, MPK

    COATES, Leslie H, Able Seaman, P/JX 195397, MPK

    COLLINGS, Ralph R, Signalman, P/SSX 29499, MPK

    CROUCHER, Christopher D C, Able Seaman, P/SSX 23562, MPK

    DAVIDSON, George T, Act/Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 63098, MPK

    DAVIES, Donald P S, Signalman, P/JX 151534, MPK

    DAWSON, Robert, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 93282, MPK

    DEACON, William R, Act/Petty Officer, RFR, P/J 99797, MPK

    DUNCAN, George, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 261016, MPK

    ELFORD, Gerald J, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 90482, MPK

    ENGLAND, Eric T, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 274155, MPK

    FARROW, Harry, Able Seaman, P/JX 217280, killed

    FLYNN, John, Able Seaman, P/SSX 15989, killed

    FOX, Alexander, Act/Leading Seaman, RFR, P/J 85383, MPK

    FROST, John T, Able Seaman, P/JX 217293, MPK

    GARDINER, Maurice, Able Seaman, D/SSX 33792, MPK

    GARRAD, Walter S, Stoker 2c, P/KX 121533, MPK

    GEORGE, Edgar T, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 85467, MPK

    GERMAIN, Robert W, Able Seaman, P/JX 192314, MPK

    GIBBONS, Edward D, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 81479, MPK

    GILMOUR, James, Ty/Sub Lieutenant, RNVR, killed

    GIRLING, Benjamin A, Able Seaman, P/JX 217613, MPK

    GLENDINNING, John W, Able Seaman, P/JX 211953, MPK

    GOBLE, Edward J, Able Seaman, RFR, P/JX 166090, MPK

    GOODALL, John H, Stoker 1c, P/KX 106311, MPK

    GORMAN, Thomas, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 2866, MPK

    GRACE, Leonard W, Able Seaman, P/JX 130673, killed

    GREENWELL, John A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 252147, MPK

    GRIFFITHS, Arthur L, Able Seaman (Pens), P/J 52600, MPK

    GWYNN, Leonard G, Stoker 1c, P/KX 97415, MPK

    HALL, Frederick, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 239740, MPK

    HALL, Ronald C, Act/Leading Stoker, RFR, P/K 62498, MPK

    HARRIS, John W, Engine Room Artificer 4c, P/MX 61998, MPK

    HENBURY, Leonard W, Chief Petty Officer Stoker (Pens), P/K 21778, MPK

    HEYWORTH, James, Able Seaman, RFR, P/JX 166151, MPK

    HOLSER, John V, Act/Leading Telegraphist, P/SSX 30191, MPK

    HORRY, Jack, Yeoman of Signals, P/JX 135826, MPK

    HORTON, Frederick E, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 278821, MPK

    HOWLETT, Ronald S, Lieutenant Commander, killed

    IRELAND, William E, Able Seaman, P/JX 212167, MPK

    JOHNSON, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 184757, MPK

    JOHNSON, John S, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/KX 75835, MPK

    JOHNSON, Lesley A, Leading Steward (Pens), P/L 7576, MPK

    JOHNSTON, George, Ordinary Signalman, P/JX 226247, MPK

    JONES, Jack H, Able Seaman, P/JX 184284, killed

    JONES, William H G, Lieutenant, MPK

    KNIGHT, Sidney, Cook (S), P/MX 54806, MPK

    LANGFORD, Victor, Ordnance Mechanic, P/MX 89470, MPK

    LAWRENCE, Ernest V, Able Seaman, P/JX 192319, MPK

    LEE, Robert E, Able Seaman, P/JX 192334, MPK

    LEIGH, James R, Able Seaman, P/JX 192320, killed

    LIDDLE, James, Canteen Manager, NAAFI, MPK

    MACDIARMID, Duncan, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 286924, MPK

    MACFARLANE, Duncan A, Able Seaman, RNVR, P/CD/X 3070, MPK

    MACLEOD, Donald, Seaman, RNR, P/X 19152 A, killed

    MARSHALL, Harry, Able Seaman, RFR, P/SS 8277, MPK

    MARTIN, William P, Able Seaman, P/JX 184015, MPK

    MAYNARD, Horace, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 298761, MPK

    MCCAFFERY, Thomas, Telegraphist, P/SSX 25729, MPK

    MCGRATH, Patrick E, Stoker 2c, P/KX 114405, MPK

    MCINNES, Ernest, Chief Engine Room Artificer (Pens), P/M 30203, MPK

    MEAD, Edward, Able Seaman, P/JX 189585, MPK

    MELLING, Daniel J, Able Seaman, P/JX 169585, MPK

    MILBURN, Richard D, Engine Room Artificer 3c, RNR, P/X 2922 EA, MPK

    MILLER, James C, Able Seaman, P/SSX 21273, MPK

    MILLS, Sidney H, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 206142, MPK

    MITCHELL, Augustine W, Steward, P/LX 27341, MPK

    MORRIS, Edward W, Sick Berth Attendant, P/MX 84410, MPK

    MUIR, John, Able Seaman, P/SSX 32368, killed

    NAPPER, Joseph A, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/SS 124369, MPK

    NEWING, John G, Ordinary Telegraphist, P/JX 205789, MPK

    NORTHEAST, Frederick T, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 91533, MPK

    NUTT, Robert C, Wireman (L), P/MX 72102, killed

    OLDFIELD, William P, Leading Seaman (Pens), P/J 12587, MPK

    OLIVE, George W, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 236393, MPK

    ORCHARD, William B, Able Seaman, P/JX 169588, MPK

    OSBORNE, Herbert G M, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 252843, MPK

    OSMAN, William J, Act/Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 85551, MPK

    PALMER, Ronald F, Act/Leading Seaman, P/JX 178799, MPK

    PARKINSON, John, Able Seaman, RFR, P/JX 140752, MPK

    PEET, Norman, Leading Supply Assistant, P/MX 67574, MPK

    PENFOLD, Stephen, Stoker 1c, P/KX 114310, MPK

    PEOPLE, Dennis W, Able Seaman (Pens), P/J 16609, MPK

    PIKE, Charles E, Able Seaman, P/JX 192324, MPK

    POWELL, Patrick A B, Lieutenant, killed

    POWIS, Alfred E, Able Seaman, P/SSX 21714, MPK

    ROBERTS, Donald T A, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 298763, MPK

    ROBERTS, Evan T, Stoker 1c, P/K 66382, MPK

    ROBERTS, Ronald W, Petty Officer (Pens), P/J 47004, MPK

    ROBINSON, Frederick V, Able Seaman, P/JX 169590, MPK

    ROBINSON, Patrick, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 272893, MPK

    ROYDEN, Charles H, Able Seaman, P/JX 169592, MPK

    SELLERS, William, Able Seaman, RFR, P/SSX 31715, MPK

    SHEPPARD, William, Act/Petty Officer Telegraphist, P/JX 137677, MPK

    SINCLAIR, John L, Able Seaman, P/JX 192399, MPK

    SINCLAIR, John T, Telegraphist, RFR, P/J 69355, MPK

    SMITH, Henry, Able Seaman, P/JX 178198, killed

    SMITH, Stanley, Able Seaman, P/SSX 24925, MPK

    STEER, Gordon B, Coder, P/JX 174792, MPK

    STEWART, John L, Able Seaman, P/JX 192401, killed

    TARRANT, William H, Leading Seaman (Pens), P/J 19647, MPK

    TEMPLE, Charles W A, Act/Able Seaman, P/SSX 33766, MPK

    THACKERAY, William M, Petty Officer, P/J 111772, MPK

    THOMSON, William J A, Able Seaman, P/JX 169340, MPK

    THORN, Ronald L, Stoker 1c, P/KX 114869, MPK

    TOWELL, William H, Stoker 2c, P/KX 227727, MPK

    TRAVERS, Harry, Stoker Petty Officer (Pens), P/K 15261, MPK

    TURVEY, William, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 322145, MPK

    TWEEDY, Thomas W C, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/KX 77368, MPK

    UNWIN, Frederick W, Stoker 1c, RFR, P/SS 121788, MPK

    VALLELY, Francis J, Able Seaman, P/JX 212026, MPK

    WALKER, Eric, Stoker 2c, P/KX 115621, MPK

    WARD, Leslie, Act/Leading Seaman, P/SSX 19733, DOW

    WATSON, John, Able Seaman, P/JX 169334, killed

    WATT, David A, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 82886, MPK

    WEBB, Arthur E, Chief Petty Officer (Pens), P/J 59378, MPK

    WIGFIELD, Luther, Act/Leading Stoker, P/KX 86433, MPK

    WILKES, Frank C, Ordinary Seaman, P/JX 298762, MPK

    WILKS, Harry, Able Seaman, P/JX 192335, MPK

    WILSON, Ernest H, Able Seaman, RFR, P/J 99204, MPK

    WOODS, George A, Petty Officer Cook (S), P/MX 49004, MPK

    WYNN, Edward W T, Stoker Petty Officer, P/KX 78521, MPK

    YETTON, Frederick C, Ordinary Seaman, D/JX 284960, MPK

    Royal Navy casualties, killed and died, March 1942
     
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  4. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    Should have done that myself Clive sorry too many Crabbies i'm afraid !!!!!
     
  5. Deacs

    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    Was intrigued with this web site I found https://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&r...igern/&usg=AFQjCNGHyOAkVDKKluNnzLAEkP5igXEwEA

    I was wondering if this is a common occurrence taken from the web site.

    THE WRECK TODAY

    Very broken in 20mtrs, widely dispersed with items of wreckage upto 400mtrs from the main site.

    Due to the wrecks position it was seen to be a hazard to shipping. Despite the site being a war grave the Vortigern was dispersed with the use of explosives and wire swept to a clear depth of 19mtrs.
    The site is now protected under the protection of military remains act 1986. Diving on the site is permitted, however the removal of items and disturbance of the site is prohibited.
     
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    Deacs Well i am from Cumbria. Patron

    WATSON, JOHN
    Rank:
    Able Seaman
    Service No:
    P/JX 169334
    Date of Death:
    15/03/1942
    Age:
    23
    Regiment/Service:
    Royal Navy
    H.M.S. Vortigern
    Grave Reference:
    Sec. Z. Ward 1. Grave 11.
    Cemetery:
    WIGTON CEMETERY
    Additional Information:
    Son of John Mitchell Watson and Sarah Steele Watson; husband of Hannah Watson, of Grasslot, Maryport.
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