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Harzo, F J

Tower Hill Mercantile Marine Memorial

Tower Hill Mercantile Marine Memorial, London

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Certificate



François J Harzo

Able Seaman François J Harzo
Mercantile Marine. SS Gower Coast

Born at Jersey.

Killed, aged 26 years.

Commemorated on St Johns Parish Memorial, Jersey
and on Jersey Mercantile Marine Memorial at Jersey Maritime Museum

S.S. "Gower Coast" (Liverpool), built by Dundee Shipbuilders Company in 1899 for Powell, Bascon & Hough Lines, 804 tons. Left the Tyne on 31 March 1917 for Treport, with coal. She was last seen in Boulogne Roads on April 4th, and was probably sunk through striking a mine. She had a crew of 15.