Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Fort Richepanse

British motor merchant



Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

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

Aboard Fort Richepanse when hit on 3 Sep 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Anderson, John, Merchant Navy61GreaserFort Richepanse +
Arthur, Cyril Henry, Merchant Navy25Junior Engineer OfficerFort Richepanse +
Bishop, William Mather, RAFVR23Passenger (Pilot Officer)Fort Richepanse +
Bogan, William, Merchant Navy61GreaserFort Richepanse +
Braiden, Alfred, Merchant Navy24GreaserFort Richepanse +
Cairns, James Gregson, Merchant Navy20CleanerFort Richepanse +
Cairns, Thomas, Merchant Navy31GreaserFort Richepanse +
Christiansen, Otto N., Merchant Navy28Chief Engineer OfficerFort Richepanse +
Cox, John Richard, RAFVR26Passenger (Pilot Officer)Fort Richepanse +
Dall, Ross M., Merchant Navy32Second Radio OfficerFort Richepanse +
Doole, William, Merchant Navy25GreaserFort Richepanse +
Draper, Charles, Merchant Navy57MasterFort Richepanse +
Evans, Roy Vivian, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Richepanse +
Freegard, Charles Gordon, Civilian51PassengerFort Richepanse +
Fry, Leslie Malcolm, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Richepanse +
Gething, Frank, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)Fort Richepanse +
Goldwater, Jack, Merchant Navy28Second CookFort Richepanse +
Greer, Hugh, Merchant Navy26Assistant StewardFort Richepanse +
Hay, Harry Hilts, RAFVR37Passenger (Pilot Officer)Fort Richepanse +
Jespersen, Peter Christian, Merchant Navy38Second OfficerFort Richepanse +
Kruszynski, Frank John, RAFVR27Passenger (Pilot Officer)Fort Richepanse +
Laing, William H., Merchant Navy29ElectricianFort Richepanse +
Lydiate, Joseph, Merchant Navy21Second StewardFort Richepanse +
Madden, John, Merchant Navy17Steward’s BoyFort Richepanse +
McHugh, Mark Anthony, Merchant Navy27Assistant CookFort Richepanse +
Morton, William, Merchant Navy27Refrigerator Engineer OfficerFort Richepanse +
Pickering, Ronald, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanFort Richepanse +
Rees, Dewi, Merchant Navy29First Radio OfficerFort Richepanse +
Stanton, Frederick, Merchant Navy53Chief CookFort Richepanse +
Stewart, William, Merchant Navy53GreaserFort Richepanse +
Swift, John E., Merchant Navy29CarpenterFort Richepanse +
Thomas, George Russell, Merchant Navy31Chief StewardFort Richepanse +
Thompson, Arthur, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Richepanse +
Wear, Arthur, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Fort Richepanse +
Williams, Richard Owen, Merchant Navy39Junior Engineer OfficerFort Richepanse +
Wilson, Laird, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanFort Richepanse +

36 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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