Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Robert Barclay

Merchant Navy (R212755). British

Born  18 May 1919Glasgow

Roster information listed for Robert Barclay

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
ClintoniaSteam merchantCrew member19 Oct 1940U-99 (1)
Empire TraderSteam passenger shipCrew member21 Feb 1943U-92 (1)

Personal information

Robert Barclay served in the Merchant Navy from 1940 until October 1946. He not only survived two sinkings by U-boats, but also the loss of the British merchant Shetland which was bombed and sunk by a German Fw200 aircraft on 23 June 1943 and the loss of the British merchant Alden Gifford that foundered during a gale on 2 September 1944.


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