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 Rhineland.

Aboard Rhineland when hit on 21 Sep 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAlexander, James, Merchant Navy49Second Engineer OfficerRhineland +
BritishBottomley, Richard Goodwin, Merchant Navy19SailorRhineland +
BritishBranchfield, John, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerRhineland +
BritishBrown, John Henry, Merchant Navy31Second OfficerRhineland +
BritishChristiansen, John, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanRhineland +
BritishDay, John, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerRhineland +
BritishDocherty, Patrick, Merchant Navy47Able SeamanRhineland +
BritishFlinton, John Maurice, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Rhineland +
BritishGilmour, Alexander John, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerRhineland +
BritishGilroy, John Thorburn, Merchant Navy43MasterRhineland +
BritishHirakawa, Aiji, Merchant Navy46DonkeymanRhineland +
BritishLench, Henry Frederick, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Rhineland +
BritishMcAllister, William John, Merchant Navy25Deck HandRhineland +
BritishRamsay, Thomas Flucker, Merchant Navy48StewardRhineland +
BritishRobertson, John S. Mack, Merchant Navy41Boatswain (Bosun)Rhineland +
BritishRobinson, Cyril, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Rhineland +
BritishRoss, John Sidney, Merchant Navy21Third Engineer OfficerRhineland +
BritishRoss, John Sutherland, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerRhineland +
BritishTaylor, Robert Carmichael, Merchant Navy25SailorRhineland +
BritishTelfer, David, Merchant Navy55Able SeamanRhineland +
BritishThomson, James, Merchant Navy57Chief Engineer OfficerRhineland +
BritishWatson, James Rice, Merchant Navy35CookRhineland +
BritishWatters, John, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerRhineland +
BritishWebster, Alexander, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardRhineland +
BritishWylie, Charles, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanRhineland +
BritishYoung, Robert, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerRhineland +

26 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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