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Ronald Sydney J. Snell

Merchant Navy (R206162). British

Born  31 Aug 1920Wallington, London

Photo courtesy of Michael Snell

Roster information listed for Ronald Sydney J. Snell

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Norman PrinceSteam merchantSecond Steward29 May 1942U-156 (1)

Personal information

Son of Sydney and Dorothy Snell, of London. He was injured in the sinking of Norman Prince and repatriated to the UK aboard Cordelia after being interned for four months on Martinique.

More information about the sinking of Norman Prince, the internment on Martinique and his later assignment aboard Highland Prince can be found in the story "Ships in Great Waters" by R.S.J. Snell (PDF format). Courtesy of his son Michael Snell.


  1. The National Archives (BT 373/229)

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