Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of the Allen Collection

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

Aboard Designer when hit on 9 Jul 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Abbas Ali, , Merchant Navy25TrimmerDesigner +
Abdul Haq, , Merchant Navy29Second TindalDesigner +
Abdul Latif, , Merchant Navy34LascarDesigner +
Abdul Rahman, , Merchant Navy43Pantryman and General ServantDesigner +
Abdul Wahid, , Merchant Navy29FiremanDesigner +
Abdur Husain, , Merchant Navy36FiremanDesigner +
Abdur Rahman, , Merchant Navy34FiremanDesigner +
Abdus Salam, , Merchant Navy48Lascar BhandaryDesigner +
Abdus Shakur, , Merchant Navy36Second CookDesigner +
Akbar Ali, , Merchant Navy51Cook and BakerDesigner +
Akram Ali, , Merchant Navy40FiremanDesigner +
Asrath Ullah, , Merchant Navy34GreaserDesigner +
Barrett, John James, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardDesigner +
Birtwhistle, John, Merchant Navy20Fourth OfficerDesigner +
Corrie, Paul Ashwell Boyd, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerDesigner +
Curtis, Henry, Merchant Navy20SailorDesigner +
Didar Bakhsh, , Merchant Navy32Saloon Boy and General ServantDesigner +
Dost Muhammad, , Merchant Navy32Second TindalDesigner +
Dunstan, Leslie Sneyd, Merchant Navy16Third Radio OfficerDesigner +
Farrell, Paul Francis, Merchant Navy35QuartermasterDesigner +
Forbes, James Scott, Merchant Navy41First Radio OfficerDesigner +
Habib Rahman, , Merchant Navy30FiremanDesigner +
Haycocks, John, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerDesigner +
Imtiyaz Ali, , Merchant Navy22TrimmerDesigner +
Ishaq Mian, , Merchant Navy43FiremanDesigner +
Ismat Ullah, , Merchant Navy31GreaserDesigner +
Jafar Ali, , Merchant Navy42FiremanDesigner +
Joban Ullah, , Merchant Navy45First TindalDesigner +
Khurshid Khan, , Merchant Navy35FiremanDesigner +
Law, Eric Silvester, Merchant Navy18CadetDesigner +
Lennon, Joseph, Merchant Navy35QuartermasterDesigner +
Masin Ullah, , Merchant Navy27GreaserDesigner +
McCallum, Donald Archibald, Merchant Navy57MasterDesigner +
McMahon, William, Merchant Navy61QuartermasterDesigner +
McNamara, Thomas Joseph, British Army25Gunner (DEMS gunner)Designer +
Moody, Herbert, British Army25Gunner (DEMS gunner)Designer +
Mooney, Michael Francis, Merchant Navy30QuartermasterDesigner +
Mozib-Ul-Haq, , Merchant Navy41LascarDesigner +
Muhammad Najib-Ul-Islam, , Merchant Navy24LascarDesigner +
Muhammad Sidiq, , Merchant Navy50Officers Boy and General ServantDesigner +
Muhammad Sufi, , Merchant Navy28First TindalDesigner +
Muhammad Yunis, , Merchant Navy24LascarDesigner +
Munsif Ali, , Merchant Navy38Deck SerangDesigner +
Narain, , Merchant Navy46TopassDesigner +
Nazir Ahmad, , Merchant Navy30LascarDesigner +
Nisbet, Arnold James, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Designer +
Nur Muhammad, , Merchant Navy36BhandaryDesigner +
Phillips, Montague Somes, Merchant Navy47Chief Engineer OfficerDesigner +
Pollock, James, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerDesigner +
Rackliff, Thomas Edward, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Designer +
Richards, Robert Ian, Merchant Navy42Second Engineer OfficerDesigner +
Sadiq Ali, , Merchant Navy40TrimmerDesigner +
Saif Ullah, , Merchant Navy27FiremanDesigner +
Sargent, Thomas, Merchant Navy34Third Engineer OfficerDesigner +
Shakur Muhammad, , Merchant Navy53BhandaryDesigner +
Sheikh Ghafur, , Merchant Navy48Mess Room Boy and General ServantDesigner +
Sheikh Sulaiman, , Merchant Navy47Captain’s Boy and General ServantDesigner +
Shuttleworth, Frederick, Merchant Navy48Chief StewardDesigner +
Steventon, Frank, Merchant Navy32Third OfficerDesigner +
Tafazzul Bari, , Merchant Navy25LascarDesigner +
Tahir Ullah, , Merchant Navy28FiremanDesigner +
Talbot, John Stanley, Merchant Navy19CadetDesigner +
Tokei Ullah, , Merchant Navy46TrimmerDesigner +
Wood, Albert James, Merchant Navy55Chief OfficerDesigner +
Yaqub Ali, , Merchant Navy36LascarDesigner +
Younger, Robert Peter, Merchant Navy20CadetDesigner +

66 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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