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Dick Burbine

Dick Burbine in 2020 Dick Burbine in 1945

Information provided by Richard J. Burbine (son)

My Dad, Dick Burbine 94 was a crew member on the SS Henry Bacon. The Bacon was the last ship sunk by the Luftwaffe in WWII. He was torpedoed on February 23,1945 and rescued by Sub. Lt. Rodney Bowden of HMS Zambesi R66.

Photo: Taken in the spring of 1945

Photo: A recent photo taken last week (March 2020)

Thank you for remembering the Arctic Convoy veterans.

Best wishes to all. Richard J. Burbine. Bridgeport, California