Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

William Shaw Smith

Merchant Navy (R272122). British

Born  4 Jul 1920Glasgow
Died  3 Jan 2000(79)

Roster information listed for William Shaw Smith

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
San DelfinoMotor tankerEngineer Officer10 Apr 1942U-203 (1)

Personal information

William Shaw Smith later took part in Operation Pedestal aboard the British tanker Ohio, which barely made it to Malta after being badly damaged by a torpedo from the Italian submarine Axum and air attacks in August 1942. He also received the Arctic Convoy Medal.


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Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats