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Remembering WWII Nova Scotia Casualties
Justin Bishop
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Bishop, Justin Mess Room Boy SS Christian J. Kampmann (Canada) Canadian Merchant Navy November 3, 1942 20 Halifax Memorial Commemorated on Page 95 of the Merchant Navy Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on February 27 and July 27 Justin Bishop was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Abel Horatio Bishop, of White Rock Mills, Kings, Co., Nova Scotia. At 2:02 am on November 3, 1942 the SS Christian J. Kampmann was travelling in convoy TAG-18. The ship was was hit by two stern torpedoes from U-160 and sank by the stern northwest of Grenada. Seventeen crew members, including Justin Bishop, and two gunners were lost. The master and seven crew members were picked up by USS Lea (DD 118), transferred to USS PC-495 and landed at Curaçao.