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James Arthur Clark

Merchant Navy (R313393). British

Born  10 Nov 1924Rolvenden, Kent

Roster information listed for James Arthur Clark

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Empire MahseerSteam merchantChief Officer4 Mar 1943U-160 (1)

Personal information

James Arthur Clark jumped overboard after Empire Mahseer was torpedoed and tread water for hours waiting for a boat to maybe pick him up. He was able to attract attention in the dark with blowing his whistle and was eventually picked up. James kept this whistle all these years as he credits it for having saved his life.


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