Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

George Gordon Breed

Merchant Marine. American

Born  30 Dec 1896Philadelphia, PA
Died  1 Jul 1950(53)Chebeague Island, ME

Roster information listed for George Gordon Breed

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Charles C. PinckneySteam merchantSecond Mate27 Jan 1943U-514 (1)

Personal information

Son of George and Clara Meigs Breed; husband of Augusta Breed, of New York City, NY.

Two articles written by George G. Breed about the sinking of Charles C. Pinckney were published after the war:
“Lifeboat Passage” (PDF) published in Yachting Magazine
“Torpedoed!” (PDF) published in Bell Telephone Magazine


  1. Personal communication

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats