John Frazer Jefferson
John Frazer Jefferson was Captain of the SS Cadillac when the British Merchant Navy ship went down north of Rockall on 1st March 1941 after attack by U-552.
Robert Greenhill Hanna
Master Mariner Robert Greenhill Hanna died on 29th January 1942 in Belfast, Co. Antrim. The experienced seaman received awards for bravery on Indian ships.
Patrick Joseph Brennan
Fireman Patrick Joseph Brennan served on board the Merchant Navy steamer SS Ranger during the Second World War. His grave is in Milltown Cemetery, Belfast.
Fireman and Trimmer
James Hodges Emerson
James Hodges Emerson was born in Belfast, Co. Antrim. He was one of 24 ratings lost on board the SS Kenbaner Head, destroyed by the Admiral Scheer.
Remembering the Merchant Navy
4th September 2018
Over 200,000 men and women sailed in the British Merchant Navy at the outbreak of war in September 1939. Many of them had connections to Northern Ireland.
Sailor Norman MacLean died on 14th March 1941 as a Luftwaffe plane attacked merchant ship SS Stanleigh in the Irish Sea as it left from Liverpool, England.
Mate George McCormick served in the Merchant Navy during World War Two. He died on board the SS Castlehill, which was attacked in the Bristol Channel.
James Alexander Fee
James Alexander Fee, known as Alexander, served in the Merchant Navy and was on board the Belfast built SS Castlehill when it sank after a Luftwaffe attack.