Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Harry Jones

USN. American

Born  13 Feb 1924Gas City, IN

Roster information listed for Harry Jones

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
John WitherspoonSteam merchantSeaman Second Class (Armed Guard)6 Jul 1942U-255 (1)

Personal information

Harry Jones survived the sinking of John Witherspoon, suffering frost bite to both his legs and feet but recovered fully. He served 22 years in the US Navy and retired as Chief Petty Officer in 1965.


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