Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

John Richard Mason

Merchant Navy. British

Roster information listed for John Richard Mason

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Empire BreezeSteam merchantCrew member25 Aug 1942U-176 (1)

Personal information

John Richard Mason survived the sinking of Empire Breeze, but lost all his belongings when he abandoned ship. His family was notified that his bag was recovered and they thought he was missing until he showed up at home in Connah’s Quay, North Wales.


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