Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

George McAdam

Merchant Navy. Australian

Born   1909
Died  31 Jan 1942(33)

Roster information listed for George McAdam

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
SpreewaldMotor merchantPassenger (Prisoner)31 Jan 1942 (+)U-333 (1)

Personal information

Son of George and Mary McAdam, of Williamstown, Victoria.

George McAdam was able seaman aboard the Australian steam merchant Mareeba, which had been sunk by the German raider Kormoran in the Bay of Bengal on 26 June 1941. He was taken prisoner, after 103 days transferred to the German supply ship Kulmerland and two weeks later to the Spreewald. He was lost when the blockade runner was sunk in error by U-333 on 31 January 1942.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats