Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam passenger ship

Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British steam passenger ship Athenia.

Aboard Athenia when hit on 3 Sep 1939

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
Allan, Rev. William, CivilianPassengerAthenia +
Baird, Hannah, Merchant NavyStewardessAthenia +
Barrington, Harriet, Civilian52PassengerAthenia +
Birchall, Peter, Civilian49PassengerAthenia +
Bishop, Nancy, Civilian36PassengerAthenia +
Blair, Frederick, Civilian65PassengerAthenia +
Bown, Hubert, Civilian79PassengerAthenia +
Brookes, Elizabeth, Civilian60PassengerAthenia +
Brown, William, Civilian60PassengerAthenia +
Burdett, Sarah, Civilian51PassengerAthenia +
Burrows, Helen West, Civilian50PassengerAthenia +
Campbell, E. Alva, Civilian47PassengerAthenia +
Carlin, James, Merchant Navy56Assistant StewardAthenia +
Chalmers, Helen, Civilian46PassengerAthenia +
Chalmers, Isabella, Civilian51Passenger (Nurse)Athenia +
Cook, James, Merchant NavyMasterAthenia
Copeland, B.M., Merchant NavyChief OfficerAthenia
Donnelly, Ian, Merchant Navy26Assistant StewardAthenia +
Donnelly, John, Merchant Navy23Assistant StewardAthenia +
Duncan, Ina May, Civilian30Passenger (Nurse)Athenia +
Elder, James, Merchant Navy45DonkeymanAthenia +
Fletcher, Annie Bushell, Civilian70PassengerAthenia +
Flower, Helen Henderson, Civilian45PassengerAthenia +
Forbes, Alexandrina, Civilian52PassengerAthenia +
Fordyce, Charles, Merchant Navy65WatchmanAthenia +
Fraser, Muriel Nutting, Civilian54PassengerAthenia +
Gadsby, Elizabeth, Civilian50PassengerAthenia
Gadsby, William Alexander, Civilian12PassengerAthenia
Gallagher, Hugh, Merchant Navy23GreaserAthenia +
Goddard, Martha, Civilian52PassengerAthenia +
Goodman, Sarah, Civilian31PassengerAthenia +
Graham, George, Civilian2PassengerAthenia +
Graham, Nellie, Civilian34PassengerAthenia +
Harper, Sara B., Civilian66PassengerAthenia +
Harrington, Ellen, Civilian63PassengerAthenia +
Harris, Robert, Civilian21PassengerAthenia +
Harrower, Alison, Merchant Navy41StewardessAthenia +
Hart, Albert, Civilian60PassengerAthenia +
Harvey, W., Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Athenia
Haslet, James, Civilian41PassengerAthenia +
Haslet, Jessie Sword Shearer, Civilian38PassengerAthenia +
Hayworth, Margaret Janet, Civilian10PassengerAthenia +
Hodge, Mary, Civilian49PassengerAthenia +
Hogg, John, Merchant Navy51Assistant StewardAthenia +
Hogg, Margaret, Civilian52PassengerAthenia +
Holmes, Jean Gwen, Civilian6PassengerAthenia +
Hutchings, Dorothy, Civilian39PassengerAthenia +
Innes, George Elder, Civilian41PassengerAthenia +
Jacobs, Matilda, Civilian24PassengerAthenia +
James, Emily Hilda Burbridge, Civilian38PassengerAthenia +
Johnston, Margaret, Merchant Navy41StewardessAthenia +
Kent, John, Merchant Navy50Assistant StewardAthenia +
Lawler, Jessie, Merchant Navy60StewardessAthenia +
Lennon, Margaret, Civilian57PassengerAthenia +
Leslie, Catherine, Civilian69PassengerAthenia +
Lourie, Artur, Civilian35PassengerAthenia +
MacLeod, Ronald, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanAthenia
Mailer, Charles, Civilian69PassengerAthenia +
Marshall, James, Merchant Navy15BellboyAthenia +
Marston, Lucy, Civilian53PassengerAthenia +
McDermott, Michael J., Merchant Navy33Assistant StewardAthenia +
McDonald, Sophie, Civilian78PassengerAthenia +
McErlean, Bridget, Civilian38PassengerAthenia +
McFarlane, Agnes, Civilian43PassengerAthenia +
McFarlane, Gladys, Civilian3PassengerAthenia +
McJarrow, John, Merchant Navy39PrinterAthenia +
McKeown, John, Merchant Navy47StewardAthenia +
McNeish, Jean Caldwell, Civilian69PassengerAthenia +
Morrison, David, Merchant Navy32StewardAthenia +
Mustard, Thornton, Civilian54PassengerAthenia +
Nicol, Alexander Badenoch, Civilian40PassengerAthenia +
Nicol, Edith, Civilian33PassengerAthenia +
Nicol, Marion, Civilian9PassengerAthenia +
Provan, David, Merchant Navy65BarberAthenia +
Quine, Annie, Civilian57PassengerAthenia +
Redgers, Nancy, Civilian16PassengerAthenia +
Scott, Mary, Civilian31PassengerAthenia +
Sharp, Jessie Helen, Civilian45PassengerAthenia +
Steele, Emma, Civilian49PassengerAthenia +
Stewart, Annie Bella, Civilian39PassengerAthenia +
Thomson, Samuel, Merchant Navy45Assistant StewardAthenia +
Tolley, Harriet, Civilian74PassengerAthenia +
Truss, Harry, Civilian54PassengerAthenia +
Truss, Maria Louisa, Civilian52PassengerAthenia +
Vincent, Allan Edward Elliott, Civilian7PassengerAthenia +
Waterman, Anne, Civilian52PassengerAthenia +
Weir, Fred, Civilian61PassengerAthenia +
Wright, David, Civilian63PassengerAthenia +
Young, Jessie, CivilianPassengerAthenia +

89 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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