Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Michael Byrne

Merchant Navy. British

Born  26 May 1917Liverpool
Died  15 Jan 1942(24)

Roster information listed for Michael Byrne

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
CoimbraSteam tankerFireman and Trimmer15 Jan 1942 (+)U-123 (1)

Personal information

Son of Michael and Frances Byrne, of Liverpool. He was one of five survivors from Coimbra who were rescued from a raft by a whaleboat from USS Mayrant that transferred them to USS Rowan, but died of exposure and shock shortly after the rescue and was buried at sea on 16 January 1942.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats