Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Alan Norris

Merchant Navy. British

Roster information listed for Alan Norris

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
William WilberforceMotor merchantEngineer Officer9 Jan 1943U-511
Mary SlessorMotor merchantPassenger (D.B.S.)7 Feb 1943U-118 (1)

Personal information

Alan Norris had only recently survived the sinking of William Wilberforce when he went through another sinking while being repatriated aboard Mary Slessor. He wrote the book “High Fronts and Low Backs” (ISBN 978-1858460352) about his experiences.


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