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Norman Hagar Kenny Rank: Able Seaman Service: S.S. Cornwallis (Vancouver) Albe Seaman Kenny was the son of Norman Loran and Leora Gurda (Hagar) Kenney, of Lower Argyle, Yarmouth Co., NS. At 10.00 hours on December 3, 1944 the unescorted Cornwallis was torpedoed and sunk by a Gnat from U-1230 10 miles south west of Mount Desert Rock in the Gulf of Maine. The Master, Emerson Horace Robinson, 35 crew members and seven gunners were lost. Five survivors were picked up by the fishing vessel Notre Dame and landed at Rockland, Maine.   Date of Death: December 3, 1944   Age at Death: 19   Cemetery: Halifax Memorial (Nova Scotia, Canada) Memorial Reference: Panel 23 The 66th name on the WWII list of the Yarmouth War Memorial Commemorated on page 165 of the Merchant Navy Book of Remembrance Sources and Information: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Veterans Affairs Canada uboat.net     
Norman Hagar Kenney  
SS Cornwallis
Halifax Memorial