Union (N56)

Built By: Vickers (Barrow)
Build Group: U Group 1
Fate: Sunk by Italian patrol craft off Tunisian coast on 20 July 1941.

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Roll of Honour

Name Rank Number Hons Age
Acott, George William  Able Seaman  P/J 82584    41
Bousell, Albert Ernest  Telegraphist  P/J 78305    39
Brown, Herbert Ernest Prince  Petty Officer  C/JX 128506    30
Carr, David Lawrence  Lieutenant      23
Chipp, Cyril  Leading Seaman  C/JX 164513    26
Clark, Charles  Chief Petty Officer  P/J 111325    32
Constable, Frederick Sinclair  Stoker 2nd Class  P/KX 111322    20
Eddy, William John  Able Seaman  D/J 95504    37
Fraser, David  Signalman  D/JX 155672    19
Galloway, Robert Malcolm  Lieutenant      30
Gibbs, James Henry  Able Seaman  P/JX 167388    22
Gillam, Albert Henry  Petty Officer  P/J 98639    36
Gravell, Harry  Stoker 1st Class  D/KX 77615    33
Greaves, Charles Ernest  Able Seaman  P/J 115204    32
Hayter, Roland Henry  Leading Stoker  C/KX 76736    32
Keers, James  Stoker 2nd Class  P/KX 109081    24
Kempshall, Ronald Alfred  Leading Stoker  P/KX 93649    24
Lewis, Cyril Hubert  Able Seaman  C/JX 148112    21
Lockwood, Arthur Frank  Able Seaman  C/JX 138250    24
Martin, Frederick Arthur  Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class  C/MX 47785    28
McMahon, Cornelius  Able Seaman  D/JX 143654    22
Moreton, Clifford Walter  Able Seaman  C/J 52429    40
O'Reilly, John  Leading Telegraphist  D/JX 14456    21
Pearson, Anthony  Telegraphist  P/JX 251650    23
Simmons, Resbury Douglas Crerar Graham  Lieutenant      22
Spittle, Edward Thomas  Engine Room Artificer 2nd Class  P/MX 47342  DSM  28
Summers, Sidney Leonard  Chief Engine Room Artificer  P/M 39496    37
Tarrant, Daniel Alexander  Lieutenant (RNR)      29
Terry, Frederick Walter  Able Seaman  D/SSX 20656    21
Wickstead, Edwin James  Stoker 1st Class  P/K 65157    37
Williams, Bertie (Ex. K 63260)  Stoker Petty Officer  P/KX 98431    37
CWGC has P/Kx 99431. ADM 104 has P/Kx 98431 and K 63260
Yuille, John Barr  Petty Officer Telegraphist  C/JX 135830    26


09-12-1939 : Laid Down
01-10-1940 : Launched
22-02-1941 : Completed
22-06-1941 : HMS Union torpedoes and sinks the Italian merchant Pietro Querini about 30 nautical miles west-south-west of Lampedusa Island
20-07-1941 : HMS Union sailed from Malta at 0100 on 14 July 1941. On 20 July 1941 she was sunk by the Italian torpedo boat Circe 25 miles SW of Pantelleria Island in the Strait of Sicily. Union was reported overdue on 22 July 1941


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