Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Robert Brew

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1904Northampton

Roster information listed for Robert Brew

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Llandaff CastleTroop transportRadio Officer30 Nov 1942U-177 (1)

Personal information

Robert Brew was on deck enjoying a cigarette when the Llandaff Castle was torpedoed and he was last off the ship with the master, taking with him only a photo of his son who he had not yet seen. He later participated in the Normandy landings aboard Llangibby Castle and became chief radio officer for the Castle Line.


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