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Charles Whitters

Merchant Navy (R327132). British

Born  14 Nov 1912Glasgow
Died  17 Mar 1998(85)New York

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Owen McGonagle

Roster information listed for Charles Whitters

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
VulcainSteam merchantAble Seaman24 May 1941U-38 (1)

Personal information

Son of James and Mary Whitters, of Moville, Co. Donegal. Husband of Annie Josephine White and father of two sons, of Londonderry. Charles Whitters had served in the Royal Navy as crew member aboard HMS Hood until 1937 and then joined the Merchant Navy. He survived the sinking of Vulcain, was interned by the Vichy French and later repatriated from Freetown to Greenock aboard Sobieski.


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