Exeter became the Attack Transport USS Edward Rutledge and was sunk in Operation Torch by U-130.
St Sunniva was an depot ship in Scapa until requisitioned to replace the Zaafaran ( PQ17 ) and was lost with all hands on her first convoy in January 1943 ( probably capsized due to icing ).
I can't imagine where these two were together in wartime, perhaps they met pre-war?
They were both built in 1931.
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