Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Hugh Oliver Francis

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1894London

Roster information listed for Hugh Oliver Francis

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
PintoRescue shipRadio Officer8 Sep 1944U-482 (1)

Personal information

Hugh Oliver Francis survived the sinking of Pinto in September 1944. He had the same experience when he was wireless operator on RMS Carpathia when she was torpedoed and sunk by U-55 (Werner) on 17 Jul, 1918. He was rescued by the crew of HMS Snowdrop.


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