Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Toronto City

British steam merchant



Toronto City at Canons Marsh Wharf in Bristol during July 1937. Photo courtesy of Robin Craig Collection.

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

Aboard Toronto City when hit on 1 Jul 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Ardern, William Howard, Merchant Navy23Second Engineer OfficerToronto City +
Bettel, Ernest Bennett, Merchant Navy49CookToronto City +
Bryant, Alfred Thomas, Merchant Navy27SailorToronto City +
Carroll, John William, Merchant Navy24Third Engineer OfficerToronto City +
Casson, Reginald Ernest, RNVRAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Toronto City +
Chard, Richard Edwin, Merchant Navy29Third OfficerToronto City +
Claridge, Dennis John Francis, Merchant Navy16Deck BoyToronto City +
Cowley, George, Merchant Navy27Fireman and TrimmerToronto City +
Crew, George Alfred, Merchant Navy18SailorToronto City +
Davis, Ivor John, RMMarine (DEMS gunner)Toronto City +
Duval, Joseph, Merchant Navy49TrimmerToronto City +
Earl, Alfred James, Merchant Navy26Second OfficerToronto City +
Earland, Jesse, Merchant Navy36CarpenterToronto City +
Engelbretson, Edward, Merchant Navy23Assistant CookToronto City +
Ford, Sidney Frederick, Merchant Navy34StewardToronto City +
Fussell, Frank, Merchant Navy18BoyToronto City +
Garlick, Edwin John, Merchant Navy41MasterToronto City +
Gustar, Alfred George, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerToronto City +
Hanratty, Terence Charles, Merchant Navy17Second Radio OfficerToronto City +
Hardy, Ernest, Merchant Navy53Chief Engineer OfficerToronto City +
Hedley-Smith, Edwin James, RAFVR26Meteorologist (Corporal)Toronto City +
Hynes, Arthur James, Merchant NavyAble SeamanToronto City +
James, Arthur, Merchant Navy30Second Radio OfficerToronto City +
Judge, Fred, Merchant Navy25TrimmerToronto City +
King, Patrick, Merchant Navy56Fireman and TrimmerToronto City +
Kneebone, Frank, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerToronto City +
Kuck, Peter, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)Toronto City +
Land, Gordon William, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanToronto City +
Lewis, Robert Nathaniel, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyToronto City +
Little, Wallace Methuen James, Merchant Navy41DonkeymanToronto City +
Mathews, Ronald, Merchant Navy23Fireman and TrimmerToronto City +
McAuley, Gilbert Malcolm, Merchant Navy31First Radio OfficerToronto City +
Newbound, Robert Alexander, Merchant Navy28Fourth Engineer OfficerToronto City +
Ogden, John, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerToronto City +
Parsons, Clifford Frederick, Merchant Navy19SailorToronto City +
Peacock, Raymond Leslie, Merchant Navy25GreaserToronto City +
Proud, Stanley, RAFVRMeteorologist (Flight Lieutenant)Toronto City +
Scott, Edmund George, Merchant NavyTrimmerToronto City +
Smith, Henry James, Merchant Navy42GreaserToronto City +
Staddon, Benjamin Anthony, Merchant Navy18SailorToronto City +
Stevenson, Thomas Richard, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyToronto City +
Thom, Forbes Vivian, RAFVRMeteorologist (Leading Aircraftman)Toronto City +
Wheeler, Ernest, Merchant Navy31Chief StewardToronto City +

43 persons found.

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

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