Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

H.A. Simmonds

Merchant Navy. British

Roster information listed for H.A. Simmonds

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
SilverbeechMotor merchantJunior Third Engineer28 Mar 1943U-159

Personal information

H.A. Simmonds was standing on deck and blown overboard by the explosion of the torpedo that hit Silverbeech. He was almost drowned by the suction of the sinking ship and to make things worse suffered from the effects of tear gas that was part of the cargo. He lost consciousness while clinging to a piece of wood until being picked up three hours later by the rescue vessel.

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