Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

John Charles Keith Dowding

RNR. British

Born  1 Nov 1891
Died  13 Feb 1965(73)


16 Aug 1940DSO
13 Oct 1942CBE
13 Mar 1945Mentioned in Despatches (MID)

Roster information listed for John Charles Keith Dowding

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
River AftonSteam merchantCommodore 2nd Class5 Jul 1942U-703
Ocean VoiceSteam merchantCommodore 2nd Class22 Sep 1942U-435

Personal information

John C.K. Dowding served as commodore on several convoys from April 1941 to June 1943 and was awarded the CBE for his actions during the battle around the ill-fated convoy PQ-17 in July 1942.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats