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 Avoceta.

Aboard Avoceta when hit on 26 Sep 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAguirre, Carmen Isobel Henrietta, Civilian42PassengerAvoceta +
BritishAguirre, Enrique Manuel, Civilian38PassengerAvoceta +
BritishAitken, Janet Stevenson Hardie, Civilian36PassengerAvoceta +
BritishAndrews, Ernest Frederick, Civilian73PassengerAvoceta +
BritishAndrews, Rita Lucia, Civilian60PassengerAvoceta +
BritishBagot, Frederick, RNVR31Passenger (Surgeon Lieutenant)Avoceta +
BritishBarham, Leslie Charles, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Avoceta +
BritishBarker, Alan David, Civilian1PassengerAvoceta +
BritishBarker, Donald John, Civilian6PassengerAvoceta +
BritishBarker, Elizabeth Grace, Civilian10PassengerAvoceta +
BritishBarker, Ida Winifred, Civilian43PassengerAvoceta +
BritishBarker, Kathleen Maud, Civilian15PassengerAvoceta +
BritishBarker, Margaret Eileen, Civilian8PassengerAvoceta +
BritishBarker, Norman Eric, Civilian3PassengerAvoceta +
BritishBarker, Ruth Helen Sheila, Civilian13PassengerAvoceta +
BritishBarnett, Thomas Edward Unsworth, Merchant Navy37Chief CookAvoceta +
BritishBaxter, William Robert, Civilian49PassengerAvoceta +
BritishBreeze, Edmund James, Merchant Navy31ButcherAvoceta +
BritishCassels, Beryl Rosalie, Civilian1PassengerAvoceta +
BritishCassels, Hazel Jessie Wynne, Civilian7PassengerAvoceta +
BritishCassels, Primrose De Havilland, Civilian12PassengerAvoceta +
BritishCassels, Rosalie Lucy Adela, Civilian35PassengerAvoceta +
BritishClayton, Bertha Jeanne, Civilian29PassengerAvoceta +
BritishCobban, Clement Lee, Civilian62PassengerAvoceta +
BritishCobban, Marie Rose Gabrielle, Civilian48PassengerAvoceta +
BritishCollim, John, RN19Convoy Ordinary SignalmanAvoceta +
BritishCooper, Arthur, RMMarine (DEMS gunner)Avoceta +
BritishCorcoran, Joseph, Merchant Navy31Assistant StewardAvoceta +
BritishCosgrove, Joseph, Merchant Navy29Assistant StewardAvoceta +
BritishCostello, Philip John, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardAvoceta +
BritishCreighton, Kenelm Everard Lane, RN58Rear Admiral (Commodore)Avoceta
BritishCrutchley, Adele Jeanne Henriette Rose, Civilian49PassengerAvoceta +
BritishCrutchley, Cecile Yvonne, Civilian22PassengerAvoceta +
BritishCrutchley, Evelyn Marie Henriette, Civilian21PassengerAvoceta +
BritishCrutchley, Yvonne Theresa, Civilian11PassengerAvoceta +
BritishDale, Harold, Merchant Navy35StewardAvoceta +
BritishDavey, Edward James, RN25Convoy Ordinary SignalmanAvoceta +
BritishDavies, Birt, Civilian63PassengerAvoceta +
BritishDean, James, Merchant Navy46StorekeeperAvoceta +
BritishDooley, John, Merchant Navy23TrimmerAvoceta +
BritishDoughty, George William Charles, Merchant Navy33Assistant StewardAvoceta +
BritishDunlop, Andrew Crawford, Civilian56PassengerAvoceta +
BritishDunlop, Denise, Civilian22PassengerAvoceta +
BritishDunlop, Georgette Louise, Civilian48PassengerAvoceta +
BritishFarnan, Elizabeth, Civilian42PassengerAvoceta +
BritishFawcett, John Henry, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanAvoceta
BritishFawcett, William, Merchant Navy36StewardAvoceta +
BritishFisher, Robert James, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanAvoceta +
BritishFitzmaurice, Phillip Anthony, Merchant Navy18Galley BoyAvoceta +
BritishFoley, Daniel, Merchant Navy53DonkeymanAvoceta +
BritishFrith, Arthur, Merchant NavyPassenger (DBS)Aguila, Avoceta
BritishFursdon, Florence Rose Mary, Civilian71PassengerAvoceta +
BritishFursdon, Grace, Civilian44PassengerAvoceta +
BritishGoddard, Lois Christine, Civilian2PassengerAvoceta +
BritishGoddard, Michael John, Civilian5PassengerAvoceta +
BritishGoddard, Muriel Alice, Civilian33PassengerAvoceta +
BritishGoddard, Rosemary A., Civilian6PassengerAvoceta +
BritishGoddard, Russell, Civilian35PassengerAvoceta +
BritishGolden, Patrick, Merchant Navy36Assistant StewardAvoceta +
BritishGough, John Edward, Merchant Navy25Assistant StewardAvoceta +
BritishGriffiths, John, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Avoceta +
BritishHancock, Thomas, Merchant Navy58Assistant StewardAvoceta +
BritishHayes, Raymonde Marie Eugenie, Civilian41PassengerAvoceta +
BritishInder, Samuel, Merchant Navy19TrimmerAvoceta +
BritishJennings, Joseph, Merchant Navy40Assistant StewardAvoceta +
BritishJones, Evan John, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanAvoceta +
IndianKitchlu, Saraswati, Civilian26PassengerAvoceta +
BritishLakser, Magdelene Cicily, Civilian37PassengerAvoceta +
CanadianLarson, Norman Arthur, RCNVR30TelegraphistAvoceta +
BritishLingham, Elizabeth, Civilian40PassengerAvoceta +
BritishLingham, Ferdinand James Lingham, Civilian52PassengerAvoceta +
BritishLingham, Gordon, Civilian12PassengerAvoceta +
BritishLloyd, Ann Edith May, Civilian4PassengerAvoceta +
BritishLloyd, Elaine Gabrielle, Civilian28PassengerAvoceta +
BritishMacfarlane, Murella, Civilian54PassengerAvoceta +
BritishMaguire, Patrick Edward, Merchant Navy35GreaserAvoceta +
BritishMarsden, William Atherton, Merchant Navy16CadetAvoceta +
IndianMarshall, Musserwanji, Civilian72PassengerAvoceta +
BritishMartin, Harold, Merchant NavyMasterAvoceta
BritishMcColl, Samuel, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanAvoceta +
BritishMitchell, Ernest Thomas, Merchant Navy25Second Engineer OfficerAvoceta +
BritishMoorhouse, James, Merchant Navy26CarpenterAvoceta +
BritishMorris, Grahame, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerAvoceta
BritishMurphy, Peter, Merchant Navy46Boatswain (Bosun)Avoceta +
BritishNewton, Elvira, Civilian62PassengerAvoceta +
BritishNewton, Ernest Alfred William, Civilian2PassengerAvoceta +
BritishNewton, Ernest William, Civilian68PassengerAvoceta +
BritishNewton, Henry Seth Ernest, Civilian8PassengerAvoceta +
BritishNewton, James Jack Theodore, Civilian6PassengerAvoceta +
BritishNewton, Marcelle Marie Yvonne, Civilian36PassengerAvoceta +
BritishNewton, Theodosia Anneliese Johanna, Civilian29PassengerAvoceta +
BritishNicholls, Harrita, Civilian45PassengerAvoceta +
BritishNicholson, Nellie, Civilian1PassengerAvoceta +
BritishO'Neil, Lionel Henry, Merchant Navy29Fourth Engineer OfficerAvoceta +
BritishOliffe-Smith, Fred, Civilian47PassengerAvoceta +
BritishOliffe-Smith, Gilberte, Civilian38PassengerAvoceta +
BritishPhillips, Walter, Merchant Navy33PantrymanAvoceta +
BritishPierce, John Francis, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerAvoceta +
BritishPlas, Gerald Cornelius James, Merchant Navy28Second OfficerAvoceta +
BritishQuinn, Harold William, Merchant Navy37First Radio OfficerAvoceta +
BritishReed, George Ramsay, Merchant Navy24Third Engineer OfficerAvoceta +
BritishReeves, Donald Edwin, Civilian67PassengerAvoceta +
BritishRowan, Nicholas, Merchant Navy52Fireman and TrimmerAvoceta +
BritishRowan, Thomas, Merchant Navy54Fireman and TrimmerAvoceta
BritishSalem, Mathilde Marie Fortuna, Civilian44PassengerAvoceta +
BritishScarisbrick, Charles William, Civilian49PassengerAvoceta +
BritishSlater, Edward Ellerton, Merchant Navy53Chief StewardAvoceta +
BritishStanley, Elizabeth Rebecca Frances, Civilian58PassengerAvoceta +
BritishStanley, James Frederick, Merchant Navy17Second Radio OfficerAvoceta +
BritishStanley, Revd. Edward John Theodore, Civilian61PassengerAvoceta +
BritishSutherland, Marjorie, Civilian37PassengerAvoceta +
BritishSwift, William, Merchant Navy22SailorAvoceta +
BritishThomas, Alfred, Civilian51PassengerAvoceta +
BritishThomas, William, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanAvoceta +
BritishTopuz, Josephine Alice, Civilian1PassengerAvoceta +
BritishTopuz, Olive Laura Mary, Civilian20PassengerAvoceta +
BritishTravis, John, Merchant Navy42PantrymanAvoceta
BritishWerner, Max Gerald, Merchant Navy56Assistant StewardAvoceta +
BritishWhite, Mildred, Civilian54PassengerAvoceta +
BritishWilkinson, James, Merchant Navy41Assistant StewardAvoceta +
BritishWilliams, Harold Ernest, Merchant Navy34Third OfficerAvoceta +
BritishWilliams, Thomas, Merchant Navy58Chief Engineer OfficerAvoceta +
BritishWilliamson, Frank Glover, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Avoceta +
BritishYahiel, Luna, Civilian61PassengerAvoceta +
BritishYahiel, Semtov Jacob, Civilian64PassengerAvoceta +
BritishZink, Mary Elizabeth Gertrude, Civilian60PassengerAvoceta +

126 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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