Khedive Ismail SS

Also Named: Aconcagua




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D/KX 528046

Stoker 2nd Class

Pratt, William James


United Kingdom

Royal Navy

H.M.S. Lanka



Japanese POW:




Date of Death:


Place of Death:

One and a Half Degree Channel - South-west of the Maldives near coordinates 0125?N 7222E

Cause of Death:

Lost when the SS Khedive Ismail was sunk


Loved Ones

Son of Frederick and Henrietta Georgina Pratt, of Godalming, Surrey



Panel 90, Column 3.

Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon, United Kingdom


Sailing on 6 February 1944 from Kilindini Harbour at Mombasa, Kenya to Colombo, Ceylon in Convoy KR-8, the SS Khedive Ismail was attacked by a B1 type Japanese submarine. The Khedive Ismail was hit by two torpedoes. 1297 perished.


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