Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

William Patrick Smith

Merchant Navy (R188485). British

Born  9 Feb 1924Huyton Farm, Liverpool

Roster information listed for William Patrick Smith

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Nova ScotiaTroop transportBaker28 Nov 1942U-177 (1)

Personal information

William Patrick Smith came off duty 15 minutes before the first torpedo hit the Nova Scotia. He has written an article for the Readers Digest that was published June 1960.


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