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James William Anderson

Merchant Navy (R108997). British

Born  27 Feb 1917Sunderland

Roster information listed for James William Anderson

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HarlingenSteam merchantSecond Officer5 Aug 1941U-75 (1)
Empire ByronSteam merchantSecond Officer5 Jul 1942U-703 (1)
HarperleySteam merchantSecond Officer5 May 1943U-264 (1)

Personal information

James William Anderson spent his whole working life in the Merchant Navy. He was also Second Officer aboard the British steam merchant Hartlepool, which was abandoned after being damaged by the German motor torpedo boats S-20 and S-26 off Portland on 4 July 1940.


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