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LOST AT SEA

SUNK BY A U-BOAT



Charles Chassar
Charles Chassar (1908-1942) carpenter aboard the British merchant ship Ben Lomond died when the ship was sunk by a Nazi U-boat on November 23 1942.  Read about how one of the life-boats that he built and maintained facilitated an incredible story of survival.
Read about the memorial erected to commemorate the sacrifice of 24,000 merchant seaman who lost their lives between 1939 and 1945.
 

 
People, events and locations of interest
 Judkins & Steel Family History Homepage 
Poon Lim - Incredible Story of Survival
Merchant Navy Memorial
 
  This page is copyright © and has been produced from family research material collected by CAROL JUDKINS, Charles' Granddaughter

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Created 11 June 1998

Updated 31 July 2005