Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Francis J. Agnew, III

Merchant Navy. British

Born  16 Feb 1925Glasgow
Died  11 Sep 2003(78)Canada

Roster information listed for Francis J. Agnew, III

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
NorlandMotor tankerEngine Boy20 May 1942U-108 (1)
PolyphemusMotor merchantShipwrecked27 May 1942U-578 (1)

Personal information

Francis J. Agnew was one of the survivors from Norland who were picked up by Polyphemus and also survived the second sinking, being in the lifeboat in charge of the second officer and rescued by the Mirandella. After the war he settled in Toronto, Canada in 1949 and had a son, Francis J. Agnew IV.


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Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats