S.S. Asaba

 

S.S. Asaba was a defensively armed British Merchant Ship.
 
She was built in 1900 at Dundee by the Caledon Shipbuilding & Engineering Company for the Elder Dempster Line and operated on cross-Channel routes.
 
On the 6th December 1917 she was torpedoed without warning and sunk by submarine off the Lizard, Cornwall.
 
Sixteen lives were lost
 
Reference wrecksite
Crewmen lost
OBIT RANK FORENAME SURNAME BURIED or COMMEMORATED
view Trimmer GEO EDWARDS TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Chief Steward JOSEPH AUGUSTUS FRASER TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Carpenter FREDERICK GILL TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Sailor JAMES HAYES TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Leading Seaman HERBERT FELIX JAMESON CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
view Ordinary Seaman HARRY JOBLING CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL
view Donkeyman and Greaser BEN JOHNSON TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Second Engineer THOMAS GURNEY MALLETT TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Chief Mate DONALD McINTYRE TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Fireman F PETERS TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Master HENRY PITT TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Fireman F TOM TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Fireman J TOW TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Mess Room Boy JOHN WALKER TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Third Engineer MORGAN JOHN WILLIAMS TOWER HILL MEMORIAL
view Chief Engineer WILLIAM WILLIAMS TOWER HILL MEMORIAL