Selected seaman biographies

Starting from their CR10 cards I’ve developed some individual biographies that I found interesting.

Albert Bestic, Dublin:- RMS Lusitania survivor, 7 May 1915

Robert Boyd, Islandmagee:- Royal Navy Submarine commander in World War 2

Peter Fanning, Clogherhead:-
Interned Holland 1914-18
Captured by German surface raider off New Zealand, Nov 1940
Lost with Irish Pine, 25 November 1942

Edward Johnston, Dundalk:-Lost with SS Dundalk, 14 October 1918

James Kirwan, Clogherhead:- HMS Carmania action with Cap Trafalgar, 1914

Mortimer McCarthy, Kinsale:-
Terra Nova crew member
Scott’s Antarctic expedition of 1911

Thomas McLoughlan, Moville:- Lost with SS St Barchan, 21 October 1918

James Melia, Dundalk:-Believed executed by Free State firing squad, January 1923

William Warren, Kingstown:-Lost with RMS Leinster, 10 October 1918

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