Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Thomas H. Allan

Merchant Navy. British

Died   2009

Roster information listed for Thomas H. Allan

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Empire WaveCatapult armed merchantSteward2 Oct 1941U-562 (1)

Personal information

Thomas H. Allan spent 14 days in an open boat after the sinking of Empire Wave before being picked up and taken to Iceland. Sadly due to the cold he had to have both legs amputated. But he went on to live a long and full life.


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