Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Norman Covell

RN (C/SSX 25855). British

Born  25 Jul 1920Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Roster information listed for Norman Covell

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Dunvegan CastleArmed Merchant CruiserAble Seaman27 Aug 1940U-46 (1)

Personal information

Norman Covell served in the RN from 9 June 1938 to 6 March 1946. He was promoted from Ordinary Seaman to Able Seaman on 9 November 1939 and joined HMS Dunvegan Castle on 20 December 1939. Norman was wounded in the sinking of the ship, but survived and obtained the non-substantive rank of Seaman Torpedo Man on 17 January 1941. He became T/A/Leading Seaman on 29 April 1943 and eventually T/Leading Seaman on 29 April 1944.


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