Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

James Richard Sloan

Merchant Navy (R208706). British

Born  7 Oct 1919Manchester

Roster information listed for James Richard Sloan

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
NebraskaSteam merchantSecond Radio Officer8 Apr 1944U-843 (1)

Personal information

James Richard Sloan joined the Nebraska at Liverpool on 1 November 1943. He suffered injury to left elbow during the sinking of his ship on 8 April 1944 and was adrift in a lifeboat for ten days before being rescued by Kindat, which took the survivors to Freetown from where they were repatriated to the UK aboard Queen of Bermuda.


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