Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

James Malcolm Bruce

Merchant Navy (R200596). British

Born  15 Mar 1920Sheringham, Norfolk

Photo courtesy of Bob Bruce

Roster information listed for James Malcolm Bruce

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
CockaponsetSteam merchantAble Seaman20 May 1941U-556 (1)
Empire BedeMotor merchantAble Seaman18 Aug 1942U-553 (1)

Personal information

James Malcolm Bruce survived the sinking of Cockaponset after having joined her on 16 Jan, 1941. He also served aboard Empire Bede from 30 Mar, 1942 until she was lost on 18 Aug, 1942.


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