Chief Petty Officer, Hector McDonald, Royal Navy. He was lost at sea aboard H.M.S. “Hecla” on 12th November 1942 and is commemorated on the Plymouth Memorial. The ship was a Destroyer Depot Ship of 11,000 tons and was sunk by U-515 West off Gibraltar with 279 crew lost and 568 rescued. ( U-515 was sunk on 9th April 1944 by U.S. Destroyers ).The ship had hit a mine in 15th May 1942 but was towed into Simonstown, South Africa where she was repaired. 24 sailors were lost and 112 wounded on that occasion. The sketch drawn by a survivor shows the “Hecla” sinking.