IRISH MERCHANT SHIPS LOST IN WORLD WAR TWO.
MUNSTER (Captain William James Paisley) mined and sunk in Liverpool Bay
2 February 1940-no casualties
CITY OF LIMERICK (Captain, R. Ferguson) sunk by air attack 700 miles west of Ushant.
15 July 1940 2 dead
MEATH (Captain T. MacFarlane) mined and sunk off Holyhead .
16 August 1940 1 dead
LUIMNEACH (Captain E. Jones) sunk by gunfire from U-46 in Bay of Biscay
4 September 1940 no casualites
KERRY HEAD (Captain C. Drummond) bombed and sunk with all hands off Cape Clear.
22 October 1940 12 dead
ARDMORE (Captain T. Ford) missing on passage Cork to Fishguard.
11 November 1940 24 dead
ISOLDA (Captain A. Bestic) bombed and sunk by German aircraft off Wexford Coast
19 December 1940 6 dead, 7 wounded
INNISFALLEN (Captain G. Rrth) mined and sunk in River Mersey.
21 December 1940 4 dead
ST. FINTAN (Captain N. Hendry) bombed and sunk by German aircraft of Welsh Coast.
22 March 1941 9 dead
CLONLARA (Captain J. Reynolds) torpedoed and sunk whilst in convoy 0G71 in Bay of Biscay
22 August 1941 11 dead
CITY OF WATERFORD (Captain T. Alpin) sunk whilst in convoy 0G74 in North Atlantic.
19 September 1941 5 dead
CITY OF BREMEN (Captain G. Bryan) sunk by German aircraft in Bay of Biscay
2 June 1942 no casualites
IRISH PINE (Captain M. O'Neill) torpedoed and sunk in North Atlantic by U-608.
15 November1942 33 dead
KYLECLARE (Captain A. Hamilton) torpedoed and sunk in Bay of Biscay by J-456
23 February 1943 18 dead
IRISH OAK (Capatin E. Jones) torpedoed and sunk in North Atlantic by U607
15 May 1942 no casualites
CYMRIC (Captain C. CASSEDY) missing on passage Ardrossan to Lisbon.
22 March 1944 11 dead