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.
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.
George Moore died on 21st June 1944 while serving with the Merchant Navy. He is remembered on the Thompson family grave in Carnmoney Cemetery, Newtownabbey.
Junior Third Engineer Officer
Thomas Frederick Magowan Chambers
Seaman Thomas Frederick Magowan Chambers served with the Merchant Navy in World War Two. Born in 1918, he was the son of Mr and Mrs FO Chambers, of Belfast.
Robert Corbett Boyle
Chief Steward Robert Corbett Boyle served in the Merchant Navy during World War Two. He was on board SS Refast on 26th January 1942 when it was attacked.