Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Robert Firth

Merchant Navy (R195516). British

Born  12 May 1920Liverpool

Roster information listed for Robert Firth

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
AddaMotor passenger shipThird Electrician8 Jun 1941U-107 (1)

Personal information

Robert Firth had survived the sinking of a ship, which has yet to be identified, before serving aboard Adda from 12 February 1941 until she was sunk on 8 June 1941. He then joined Empire Ability in Freetown, but luckily left again before she departed as the ship was sunk only a few days later. He continued to serve in the Merchant Navy until his final discharge in January 1946.


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