Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

John Richard Harris

Merchant Navy. Australian

Born  27 Mar 1918Melbourne
Died  15 Jan 1942(23)

Roster information listed for John Richard Harris

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
CoimbraSteam tankerBoatswain (Bosun)15 Jan 1942 (+)U-123 (1)

Personal information

He was one of the twelve survivors from Coimbra who survived the sinking in a swamped lifeboat, but died of exposure and shock before the last two men were rescued by USS Rowan about 12 hours after the sinking.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats