Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Arthur William Cooper

Merchant Navy. British

Born   1911
Died  22 Nov 1942(31)

Roster information listed for Arthur William Cooper

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
Empire SailorMotor merchantChief Engineer Officer21 Nov 1942 (+)U-518

Personal information

Son of Arthur William and Isobel Margaret Cooper, of Invergowrie, Angus. His brother Norman Roy Cooper was lost when the British steam merchant Benvorlich was bombed and sunk by a German aircraft on 19 March 1941.

Arthur William Cooper was rescued by HMCS Timmins after the sinking of Empire Sailor, but died from phosgene gas poisoning and was buried at sea in position 43°50N/62°05W at 11.15 hours on 22 Nov, 1942.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats