Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

George Norman Scurr

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1925


8 Feb 1944King's Commendation (C)

Roster information listed for George Norman Scurr

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
City of VeniceSteam passenger shipCadet4 Jul 1943U-409 (1)

Personal information

Cadet Scurr became responsible for a lifeboat in lieu of the chief officer during the abandonment of City of Venice. He was alone with 50 soldiers and 30 Indian crew members in a boat intended to carry 53 persons, but took charge in a very efficient manner and succeeded in getting all his men safely picked up by HMS Teviot.


  1. The National Archives (T 335/81)

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