Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Donald Kerr

Merchant Navy. Canadian


13 Dec 1940Lloyd's War Medal
13 Dec 1940OBE

Roster information listed for Donald Kerr

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
KenordocSteam merchantChief Officer15 Sep 1940U-99

Personal information

Award Citation as published in London Gazette on 14 Dec, 1940:

When the ship was shelled at point-blank range by a submarine, a number of men, including the Master, were killed or injured. After staying behind to see all others off, the Chief Officer was pulled into the water by the suction from a shell and was not picked up until some two hours later. He showed great coolness and courage throughout.

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