William John Salter
Merchant Navy. British
Roster information listed for William John Salter
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Beaverdale||Steam merchant||Engineer Officer||2 Apr 1941||U-48 (1)|
Personal informationWilliam John Salter survived the sinking of Beaverdale and was in the lifeboat which landed on the Snaefellness Peninsula, where 26 men were looked after and fed by a farmer’s wife. After a brief stay in hospital at Reykjavik he was shipped back to Greenock, where he wrote a letter to his sister detailing some of his experiences following the sinking.
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