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Norman Ross Caird

Merchant Navy. British

Roster information listed for Norman Ross Caird

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
VimeiraSteam tankerMaster11 Aug 1942U-109

Personal information

Husband of Mrs. N.R. Caird, of London. On 24 Nov, 1941, the British steam tanker Virgilia (Master Norman Ross Caird) was torpedoed and sunk by the German E-boat S-109 (Lt.z.S. Bosse) in convoy FS-654 east of Orfordness.

On 11 Aug, 1942, Norman Ross Caird was taken prisoner by U-109 after the sinking of Vimeira and remained 56 days aboard until arriving at Lorient on 6 October. He was taken to the POW camp Marlag und Milag Nord (POW No. 851).

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