Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

John Joseph Gilligan

Merchant Navy (R92768). British

Born  20 May 1914

Roster information listed for John Joseph Gilligan

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Merchant PrinceMotor merchantAble Seaman16 Mar 1943U-77 (1)
AthelvikingMotor tankerAble Seaman14 Jan 1945U-1232 (1)

Personal information

John Joseph Gilligan served aboard Merchant Prince from 15 January 1943 until she was torpedoed. He then joined the Stanhill from June to October 1943 and then served aboard Kaikoura from November 1943 to June 1944. John joined Athelviking on 22 November 1944 after having participated in supply runs to the Normandy aboard Fort Carillon since July 1944. He also served on the Barrington Court from February to April 1945.


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