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Lisbon Maru

Lisbon Maru - 3tn

Sunk 1st October 1942


On 27th September 1942 the Lisbon Maru left Hong Kong for Shanghai with 1816 prisoners on board. She was Torpedoed on 1st October by USS Grouper, 6 miles from Tung Fusham Island, off the China coast, 2957'N, 12256'N.

The roll below shows those that were not seen alive after the 2nd October and includes 820 names of prisoners, although the death toll did not cease, prisoners dying later as a direct result of the Lisbon Maru being sunk.


The roll below is of the British fatalities

As supplied by Tony Banham




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