Charles Fredrick Blockston, Jr.
Merchant Marine. American
|Born||17 Jun 1919||Baltimore, MD|
|Died||28 Aug 2012||(93)||Baltimore, MD|
Roster information listed for Charles Fredrick Blockston, Jr.
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Carlton||Steam merchant||Oiler||5 Jul 1942||U-88|
Charles F. "Blackie" Blockston was one of the survivors from Carlton who made landfall in Norway three weeks after the sinking, was taken prisoner by the Germans and taken to the POW camp Marlag und Milag Nord. He was released and repatriated aboard Gripsholm in February 1945.