Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Robert Michael Crosley

FAA. British

Born   1920Liverpool
Died  20 Jun 2010(90)

Roster information listed for Robert Michael Crosley

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Eagle (94)Aircraft carrierSub-Lieutenant11 Aug 1942U-73

Personal information

Fighter pilot of 813 Squadron FAA, flying Sea Hurricanes from the carrier HMS EAGLE and having scored two air kills and one probable during Operation Harpoon. He survived the sinking of the carrier during Operation Pedestal and then joined 800 Squadron FAA, flying Sea Hurricanes from the escort carrier HMS BITER during Operation Torch. Crosley later flew Seafires during the Normandy landings and became commander of 880 Squadron FAA, finishing the war with 4.5 kills and one probable.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats