Ships hit by U-boats during WWII

Crew lists from ships hit during WWII

Allied Merchant personnel. Service: RFR.


PersonBorn / deadServed on
Abbott, Henry Thomas, RFR1903-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Abel, Jack, RFR1904-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Aldridge, William John, RFR1896-1942 HMS Hecla (F 20) +
Alford, William Herbert, RFR1909-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Allen, William, RFR1900-1942 HMS Veteran (D 72) +
Anthony, Charles Arthur, RFR1904-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Ashman, Frank Emery, RFR1901-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Ashton, Cyril C., RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Aves, Montague William Henry, RFR1899-1941 HMS Springbank +

Badger, Bert Harold, RFR1899-1942 HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Bailey, William Edward, RFR1903-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Ballard, George, RFR1902-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Banks, Tom, RFR1904-1942 HMS Veteran (D 72) +
Barker, Horace, RFR1899-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Barry, Alfred E., RFR-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Barton, William Charles, RFR1908-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Beddall, Harry, RFR1900-1939 HMS Royal Oak (08) +
Beer, Reginald Ernest, RFR1900-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Benstead, Walter Frederick, RFR-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Bettles, Arthur Thomas Edward, RFR1903-1941 Almeda Star +
Betts, William Thomas, RFR1900-1939 HMS Royal Oak (08) +
Binsley, George F., RFR1904-1939 HMS Royal Oak (08) +
Blackman, William George, RFR1903-1942 HMS Veteran (D 72) +
Blanch, Norman Ernest Crews, RFR1906-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Bolt, Christopher William James, RFR1908-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Bolton, Walter George, RFR1898-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Bond, Samuel, RFR1897-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Brackenbury, Alfred, RFR1899-1944 HMS Capel (K 470) +
Brett, Charles Frederick, RFR1907-1940 HMS Willamette Valley (X 39) +
Bridger, George Coleman, RFR1905-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Bright, Thomas, RFR1900-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Bristow, James Henry, RFR1898-1942 HMS Martin (G 44) +
Britton, Phillip John Henry, RFR1906-1940 Bibury +
Brookes, Frederick John, RFR1899-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Brown, Alfred Henry, RFR1897-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Brown, Joshua Barr Frederick William, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Brown, William Henry, RFR1902-1941 HMS Dunedin (D 93) +
Brunning, Frederick Walter, RFR1904-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Buchanan, Edward Davidson, RFR1900-1941 HMS Stanley (I 73) +
Budd, William Frederick, RFR1906-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Budge, Gordon Lindsay, RFR1899-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Bunce, Robert, RFR1906-1942 HMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Burchett, Walter V., RFR1906-1940 HMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Burdett, Alfred Norman Rankin, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Burton, Reginald William, RFR-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Busby, Herbert James, RFR1905-1942 Laconia +
Butterworth, F., RFR HMS Courageous (50)

Cadman, Frederick A., RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Campbell, Stanley, RFR1908-1942 HMS Matabele (G 26) +
Campin, Ernest Albert Edward, RFR1895-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Carter, Walter Thomas, RFR-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Catton, Edward Albert, RFR1909-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Chadwick, Sidney John, RFR1909-1941 HMS Picotee (K 63) +
Chadwick, Thomas, RFR-1939 HMS Royal Oak (08) +
Chalk, James, RFR1890-1941 Aguila +
Clare, James Pearce, RFR1905-1943 HMS Harvester (H 19) +
Clare, William, RFR-1943 HMS Harvester (H 19) +
Clarke, Fred, RFR1902-1941 St. Lindsay +
Clendinning, David Alexander, RFR1910-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Clifford, Ronald Joseph John, RFR1900-1940 HMS Spearfish (N 69) +
Clowes, Edward Noel, RFR1901-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Coffin, Leonard John, RFR1895-1939 HMS Royal Oak (08) +
Colbran, Percy, RFR1901-1939 HMS Royal Oak (08) +
Cole, William, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Coleman, Arthur Percival, RFR1903-1942 HMS Blean (L 47) +
Collinge, Walter, RFR1901-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Collins, Robert Kitchener, RFR1901-1944 HMS Penelope (97) +
Connaway, Thomas, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Constable, Frederick Maurice, RFR1906-1943 HMS Harvester (H 19) +
Cook, Walter Louis, RFR1905-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Coombe, Arthur Edgar, RFR1908-1940 HMS Dunvegan Castle +
Coomber, Frank William John, RFR1901-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Cotterell, Richard Edwin, RFR1909-1941 Almeda Star +
Cotton, Auguste Harry, RFR1900-1940 Kayeson +
Couldwell, Rowland, RFR1909-1940 Lily +
Couper, David, RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Cowderoy, Leonard, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Cox, Arthur Henry, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Crawford, Victor Colder, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Croft, Harry Frederick, RFR1899-1940 HMS Laurentic (F 51) +
Crouch, Horace George, RFR1909-1945 HMS Bluebell (K 80) +
Cutler, Frank, RFR HMS Royal Oak (08)

Dale, Thomas Edward, RFR1900-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Darch, Edward John, RFR-1940 HMS Spearfish (N 69) +
Dauvin, Francis Albert, RFR1902-1941 HMS Cossack (G 03) +
Davey, George Stanley, RFR1911-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Davies, William, RFR-1942 HMS Leda (J 93) +
Davis, Arthur William, RFR1905-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Dearing, John, RFR1904-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Dibden, Frederick Arthur, RFR-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Dickson, John George, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Dimond, William Francis, RFR-1940 HMS Dunvegan Castle +
Dodson, Arthur William, RFR-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Downs, Leonard Ernest, RFR-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Duggan, Patrick, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Dunkley, Leslie Thomas, RFR1907-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Dunn, William Henry, RFR1905-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Dunstan, John, RFR HMS Courageous (50)

Eades, Edwin Horace, RFR1910-1942 HMS Arbutus (K 86) +
Eagling, Walter Ernest, RFR1901-1942 HMS Martin (G 44) +
Earl, Reginald Walter George, RFR1898-1942 HMS Porcupine (G 93) +
Eatough, Robert, RFR1903-1943 HMS Harvester (H 19) +
Edwards, William Frederick John, RFR-1942 HMS Veteran (D 72) +
Elkins, Frederick Andrew, RFR1897-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Everett, Albert Henry, RFR-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Evers, Andrew Fred, RFR1900-1940 Sulaco +

Ferguson, Albert, RFR-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Fiddaman, Charles Richard, RFR1900-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Floyd, William James, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Fox, Peter, RFR1903-1943 Cordelia +
Foxwell, Henry Alfred, RFR1900-1941 HMS Manistee (F 104) +
Frost, William Henry, RFR-1944 HMS Penelope (97) +
Furness, John, RFR1907-1944 HMS Penelope (97) +

Gahagan, James, RFR1904-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Garforth, John, RFR1907-1941 Holmelea +
Giles, Henry Edward, RFR1902-1941 HMS Stanley (I 73) +
Giles, William Thomas, RFR1900-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Gillott, John Albert Charles, RFR1901-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Goodbody, William Alfred, RFR1900-1942 HMS Martin (G 44) +
Gough, Samuel, RFR1896-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Gould, Arthur Ernest, RFR1904-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Goulden, John Lewis, RFR1906-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Graham, William Jonathan, RFR1902-1941 Jonathan Holt +
Gray, Harold John, RFR1905-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Gray, James Henry, RFR1899-1941 HMS Dunedin (D 93) +
Green, Frank, RFR1900-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Green, Frederick James, RFR1902-1942 Laconia +
Grisdale, John, RFR1896-1941 HMS Salvia (K 97) +
Gurr, Alfred Reginald, RFR1904-1942 HMS Naiad (93) +

Haley, Alfred W., RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Hall, Albert Edward, RFR1907-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Hand, Frederick William, RFR1909-1940 HMS Laurentic (F 51) +
Harris, Clifford Edmund, RFR1905-1940 HMS Daring (H 16) +
Harris, Jack Petty, RFR-1945 Maja +
Hartley, Fred, RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Hatch, Frederick, RFR1908-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Haver, Thomas William, RFR1910-1940 Cree +
Hawkins, Richard John, RFR1905-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Hawley, George Francis, RFR1897-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Haywood, Sidney Ernest, RFR-1942 HMS Martin (G 44) +
Hedger, Charlie, RFR1908-1940 Lily +
Herring, Percival Henry, RFR1901-1942 HMS Blean (L 47) +
Hiles, Samuel, RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Hoad-Reddick, Cecil Percy, RFR-1942 HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Hobbs, Alfred, RFR1902-1941 Anglo-Peruvian +
Hook, Leonard Arthur, RFR-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Hope, Frederick A.W., RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Hopkins, Joseph, RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Howard, John Samuel, RFR-1940 HMS Laurentic (F 51) +
Howe, Stanley George, RFR1904-1942 HMS Phoebe (43) +
Hutchins, Arthur Edward, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Hutchinson, William Henry, RFR1897-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Hyde, John Noel, RFR1902-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +

Illingworth, Benjamin A., RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Ingrouille, John Henry, RFR1901-1942 HMS Belmont (H 46) +
Iverson, William Stephen, RFR1902-1940 HMS Spearfish (N 69) +

James, Frederick Herbert, RFR1902-1944 HMS Penelope (97) +
Jeffrey, Joseph, RFR-1943 HMS Harvester (H 19) +
Johnston, Arthur Ernest, RFR-1942 HMS Heythrop (L 85) +
Johnston, Frederick, RFR-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Joiner, Henry, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Jones, John O., RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Jordan, Victor Samuel, RFR1905-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Jordon, Herbert, RFR-1940 HMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Jordon, Horace Frederick, RFR1906-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Joynes, Reginald Victor, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +

Kedge, Herbert Robert, RFR1901-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Keel, Selwyn George, RFR1908-1941 HMS Stanley (I 73) +
Keen, David Thomas, RFR1901-1942 Pelayo +
Kimber, James, RFR-1941 HMS Galatea (71) +
King, Henry James, RFR1902-1941 HMS Picotee (K 63) +
King, Thomas Ariss, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Kirkness, Charles Edward, RFR1906-1942 HMS Blean (L 47) +
Kirtley, Robert Wilkinson, RFR1908-1944 HMS Penelope (97) +
Knight, Charles William, RFR1899-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +

Laflain, Benjamin Ephraim, RFR1903-1942 HMS Martin (G 44) +
Lambert, Albert Edward, RFR1894-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Laws, James Algar, RFR1910-1945 HMS Goodall (K 479) +
Lee, John William, RFR1892-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Lee, Thomas, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Legge, Hector Victor Raymond, RFR1907-1943 HMS Beverley (H 64) +
Lester, Joseph, RFR1904-1942 Laconia +
Lewendon, Edwin Charles, RFR1897-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Lewis, Edward John, RFR1902-1940 HMS Laurentic (F 51) +
Lowery, Thomas William, RFR-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Lyons, John, RFR1906-1939 HMS Royal Oak (08) +

Maguire, Michael, RFR1896-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Markham, William Frank, RFR1904-1940 Lily +
Martin, Arthur Charles, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Martin, George Josiah, RFR1901-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Martindale, George Robert, RFR1908-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Mason, Edward, RFR Hylton
McAllister, Henry, RFR1909-1940 Lily +
McNally, Thomas, RFR1906-1941 Almeda Star +
McNicholls, John Thomas, RFR-1940 HMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Miles, Percy Thomas Nemo, RFR1906-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Milford, Albert Edward, RFR1905-1939 HMS Royal Oak (08) +
Mills, Walter Thomas, RFR1900-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Mitchener, Walter F., RFR1905-1942 HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Mooring, Herbert George, RFR1905-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Morgan, Guy Evans, RFR1896-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Morris, George Henry, RFR1890-1942 Laconia +
Morse, William George, RFR1905-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Mowatt, Albert William, RFR1902-1942 HMS Stella Capella (FY 107) +

Narraway, Victor Edward, RFR1904-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Nelson, Ernest Edward, RFR-1942 HMS Hecla (F 20) +
Nichols, Wilfred, RFR HMS Royal Oak (08)
Nicholson, George Frederick, RFR1905-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Norton, Leslie, RFR1908-1943 HMS Polyanthus (K 47) +

Oakman, Joseph Cecil, RFR1902-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Orr, Harry James, RFR1901-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +

Page, Reginald James, RFR1904-1942 HMS Hecla (F 20) +
Palmer, Henry Arthur, RFR1902-1942 HMS Belmont (H 46) +
Parker, Edward Francis, RFR1903-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Parker, Harold, RFR1901-1943 HMS Harvester (H 19) +
Payne, George Thomas, RFR1899-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Payne, John Cecil, RFR1903-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Payne, Percy Leonard, RFR-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Pearson, Cyril, RFR1899-1940 HMS Laurentic (F 51) +
Philpott, George Henry Charles, RFR1901-1942 HMS St. Issey (W 25) +
Pimm, William George, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Polonis, William, RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Pope, Frederick Lionel, RFR1901-1942 HMS Firedrake (H 79) +
Porter, Thomas, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Price, Thomas, RFR1900-1942 HMS Jaguar (F 34) +
Primmer, Thomas Walter, RFR1899-1943 HMS Beverley (H 64) +
Pye, Charles, RFR-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +

Quinton, Patrick P., RFR HMS Courageous (50)

Radnedge, Walter Henry, RFR1899-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Rathbone, William John, RFR1909-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Reader, James, RFR-1944 HMS Penelope (97) +
Reading, Joseph Frederick, RFR-1940 HMS Thistle (N 24) +
Reid, John, RFR1901-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Richards, Frederick, RFR-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Richardson, Arthur Cecil, RFR1910-1944 HMS Penelope (97) +
Richardson, William Henry, RFR-1942 HMS Heythrop (L 85) +
Rideout, Robert Redvers, RFR1901-1942 HMS Belmont (H 46) +
Ripley, Harry George, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Robertson, George, RFR1907-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Rogers, Harold S., RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Roper, George, RFR1900-1942 HMS Blean (L 47) +
Russell, Frederick John, RFR1896-1941 HMS Salvia (K 97) +
Russell, Herbert, RFR1898-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +

Sales, Charles James, RFR1900-1940 Doris (Q 135) +
Scott, Sidney, RFR1909-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Seaforth, George Paul, RFR1907-1941 Courland +
Seddon, G.L.W., RFR HMS Firedrake (H 79)
Sergant, George James, RFR1897-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Severs, Edward Herbert, RFR1902-1943 HMS Harvester (H 19) +
Sharp, Peter, RFR1904-1942 HMS Jaguar (F 34) +
Shoebridge, Herbert, RFR1903-1942 HMS Martin (G 44) +
Short, George William, RFR1897-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Siddorn, John, RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Skipper, Leonard Charles, RFR-1942 HMS Fidelity (D 57) +
Smith, Alfred Thomas Francis, RFR1908-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Smith, Arthur, RFR-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Smith, Harold, RFR-1939 HMS Royal Oak (08) +
Smith, Henry, RFR1895-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Smith, Sydney, RFR1909-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Smith, Victor George, RFR1907-1940 Lily +
Snow, Archibald Cyril, RFR1902-1942 HMS Medway (F 25) +
Springall, Henry J., RFR1902-1941 HMS Cossack (G 03)
Stacey, Ronald Walter, RFR1908-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Stanaway, William Henry, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Still, Frederick Joseph, RFR1908-1940 HMS Daring (H 16) +
Stone, Wiliam H., RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Streatfield, John, RFR1905-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Street, Cecil George Albert, RFR1905-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Summers, Arthur, RFR1900-1940 Empire Brigade +

Tabley, Robert William, RFR1905-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Tancock, Frederick William, RFR-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Tarbuck, Albert, RFR1899-1942 HMS Medway (F 25) +
Tarry, Herbert, RFR1899-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Tasker, Frank, RFR1905-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Taylor, Ernest, RFR1900-1941 HMS Galatea (71) +
Taylor, James Edward, RFR1906-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Tennant, John, RFR-1943 HMS Beverley (H 64) +
Thomas, William Sydney, RFR1901-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Thompson, William James, RFR-1940 HMS Forfar (F 30) +
Tillett, Richard Alfred, RFR1900-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Trim, Arthur William Henry, RFR1908-1944 HMS LST-418 +
Tubbs, Victor William, RFR1902-1942 HMS St. Issey (W 25) +
Turley, Albert Edward, RFR1909-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Turner, Arthur James, RFR-1942 HMS Jaguar (F 34) +

Vickery, Bertie, RFR1902-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Vine, Frederick William John, RFR1904-1942 HMS Avenger (D 14) +

Waite, Frederick James William, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Waldron, Albert Edward, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Ward, James, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Warren, Henry Albert, RFR1906-1942 HMS Blean (L 47) +
Watkins, William, RFR1902-1943 HMS P-615 +
Watson, Frederick Raymond, RFR1902-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Watts, John Richard, RFR1901-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Webb, Horace, RFR HMS Courageous (50)
Welch, Spencer Malcolm, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Wheddon, Alfred John, RFR1902-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
White, George Christopher, RFR1900-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +
Whitelock, Sydney George, RFR1905-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Whittaker, James, RFR1907-1940 HMS Thistle (N 24) +
Willis, George Herbert, RFR1909-1940 HMS Daring (H 16) +
Wilson, Walter Charles, RFR1902-1941 HMS Crispin +
Winchester, Cyril Allan, RFR-1941 Almeda Star +
Wisdom, John Walter, RFR1902-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Wooder, Edward George, RFR1901-1941 HMS Springbank +
Wooding, Daniel, RFR1900-1940 HMS Exmouth (H 02) +
Woodman, Reginald Herbert, RFR1908-1942 HMS Veteran (D 72) +
Woods, Walter William, RFR1889-1941 HMS Salvia (K 97) +
Wormald, David, RFR1897-1940 HMS Daring (H 16) +

Yearsley, James, RFR-1939 HMS Courageous (50) +
Yeomans, Edward Thomas, RFR-1940 HMS Whirlwind (D 30) +

310 RFR people located. 288 of them died in the war.


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