Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Edward Hines

RNR (D 6126). British

Born  17 Sep 1903The Vale, Guernsey

Roster information listed for Edward Hines

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Transylvania (F 56)Armed Merchant CruiserPetty Officer10 Aug 1940U-56 (1)

Personal information

Son of Edward and Alice Mary Hines; husband of Aileen Dorothy Hines, of Southampton. Edward Hines served in the Royal Navy from 16 April 1924 to 16 November 1945. He joined HMS Transylvania on 4 October 1939 and after surviving her sinking in August 1940 was assigned to the destroyer HMS Ramsey from 9 January to 30 March 1941. Afterwards he served aboard the battleship HMS Ramillies from 28 August 1941 to 5 April 1943, which was severly damaged by one torpedo from a Japanese midget submarine in the harbor of Diego Suarez, Madagascar on 30 May 1942.


  1. The National Archives (BT 377/7/46382)

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