Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Lawrence Jack Ashton

Merchant Marine (Z374834). American

Born  14 Sep 1919Rochdale, Lancashire

Photo courtesy of Florence Autore


18 Mar 1943Silver Star

Roster information listed for Lawrence Jack Ashton

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Alcoa PathfinderSteam merchantElectrician22 Nov 1942U-181 (1)

Personal information

Lawrence Jack Ashton survived the sinking of Alcoa Pathfinder because he happened to be on deck when the ship was torpedoed.


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