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Name: Rank: Service: Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Date of Death: Age at Death: Memorial:
William Crowell
William Crowell Able Seaman Canadian Merchant Navy SS Lissa (Glasgow, Scotland) 1889 Yarmouth, NS September 21, 1941 52 Halifax Memorial Commemorated on Page 120 of the Merchant Navy Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on August 9 On September 21, 1941 the SS Lissa, on route for Lisbon carrying 2,100 tons of coal, was struck by a torpedo from U-201 fired at convoy OG-74 north-north-east of the Azores. The ship was lost with all members of the crew. In the same attack on the convoy the SS Rhineland was also lost from a torpedo from U-201. Able Seaman Crowell was among the twenty-six crew members lost in the sinking of the SS Lissa.