Ships hit by U-boats during WWII

Crew lists from Ships hit by U-boats

This is a database on the people who perished or survived attacks by German U-boats during WWII. This work is still very much in development but we have about one-third of the people who died already listed.


Allies Merchant Marine people by last name

A (3761), B (7001), C (5651), D (3810), E (1768), F (2668), G (3601), H (6235), I (519), J (2848), K (3038), L (3931), M (7814), N (1848), O (1457), P (3910), Q (157), R (3816), S (7474), T (3103), U (264), V (1030), W (4602), X (8), Y (427), Z (254), Å (32), Æ (1), Ö (5), Š (3), Ž (1), Ø (69), Þ (7)

81,113 people found

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Merchant personnel81,113 people
Roster entries82,277 (for 81,114 people)
ServicePersons
Merchant Navy41,057
RN12,891
Merchant Marine7,426
USNR4,468
Civilian2,587
USN2,460
British Army1,209
US Army984
RCNVR779
RM668
RNVR634
RNPS491
RNR465
NAP395
Free French Navy382
Royal Dutch Navy373
FAA361
RFR308
Fishing Fleet304
RAF220
RAFVR217
USCGR208
Polish Navy185
RCN157
USCG153
Royal Norwegian Navy140
Canadian Army128
Kriegsmarine116
French Navy100
RAN98
RCNR93
South African Army91
Vichy French Navy81
Soviet Navy80
Royal Dutch Army78
RANR73
RCAF58
NAAFI51
Polish Army33
SANF25
Regia Marina25
Royal Norwegian Army22
USMCR22
WRNS22
USMC19
Libyan Arab Force19
RNZAF18
Nigeria Naval Defence Force17
RANVR17
Red Cross11
RNZN9
RNZNVR9
Belgian Navy8
RAAF8
Italian Army7
Royal Norwegian Air Force7
Royal Iraq Army5
Indian Army4
Royal Dutch Air Force3
Free French Forces2
New Zealand Army2
Soviet Army2
RNZNR2
Brazilian Army1
RIN1
USPHS1
Brazilian Navy1
French Army1
80,892
NationalityPersons
British38,628
American14,841
Norwegian6,981
Indian3,767
Dutch3,609
Canadian2,574
Chinese1,581
Italian1,231
Danish1,000
French901
Swedish742
Belgian654
Irish548
Greek545
Australian362
South African307
Polish286
Icelandic191
Cuban152
Portuguese152
Estonian149
Maltese132
German132
New Zealand121
Yugoslavian116
Soviet115
Latvian107
Brazilian102
Finnish93
Malay87
Philippine86
Spanish81
Puerto Rican78
Egyptian64
Faroese54
Mexican54
Honduran45
Palestinian25
Russian22
Libyan19
Uruguayan19
Chilean18
Venezuelan14
Argentinian12
Iraqi10
Austrian10
Ecuadorian10
Hungarian9
Colombian8
Swiss8
Czechoslovakian8
Romanian6
Lithuanian5
Japanese4
Dominican4
Cyprian4
Panamanian4
Haitian3
Peruvian2
Nicaraguan1
Costa Rican1
Iranian1
Maldivian1
Salvadoran1
Tunisian1
Luxembourgian1
80,899