Merchant Navy (R212755). British
|Born||18 May 1919||Glasgow|
Roster information listed for Robert Barclay
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Clintonia||Steam merchant||Crew member||19 Oct 1940||U-99 (1)|
|Empire Trader||Steam passenger ship||Crew member||21 Feb 1943||U-92 (1)|
Robert Barclay served in the Merchant Navy from 1940 until October 1946. He not only survived two sinkings by U-boats, but also the loss of the British merchant Shetland which was bombed and sunk by a German Fw200 aircraft on 23 June 1943 and the loss of the British merchant Alden Gifford that foundered during a gale on 2 September 1944.
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