Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Cyril Thompson

Civilian. British

Roster information listed for Cyril Thompson

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Western PrinceMotor passenger shipPassenger14 Dec 1940U-96 (1)

Personal information

Part of the British Shipbuilding Mission, who had taken plans of cargo ships to the USA. The first type led to the building of the Ocean Class standard ships in the USA and the Forts and Parks in Canada. The second set of plans, of a Thompson built ship called the Empire Liberty, was modified in the US to become the famous Liberty ship.


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Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats