Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Albert William Acton

Merchant Navy. British

Born  11 May 1914

Roster information listed for Albert William Acton

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
WaiweraMotor merchantDonkeyman29 Jun 1942U-754 (1)

Personal information

Albert William Acton survived the sinking of Waiwera and later wrote to his wife how the U-boat surfaced afterwards and the Germans told them: Gentlemen of the seas, we are sorry what we have done but it was our duty.


  1. Personal communication

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