Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

John McGirr

NAP (R117592). British

Died   2006

Photo courtesy of Mary-Jo Partridge

Roster information listed for John McGirr

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS AndaniaArmed Merchant CruiserAssistant Cook16 Jun 1940UA (1)

Personal information

On 28 Feb, 1940, John McGirr joined HMS Andania and survived the sinking in June 1940. He was hospitalised for some time after the incident as he had caught pneumonia and served the remainder of the war on the rescue tug HMS Sea Giant after joining the vessel in September 1940.


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