Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

HMS Springbank

British Fighter catapult ship

Photo courtesy of Rick Cox Collection

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British Fighter catapult ship HMS Springbank.

Aboard HMS Springbank when hit on 27 Sep 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Allington, Norman, RN26Able SeamanHMS Springbank +
Aves, Montague William Henry, RFR42Able SeamanHMS Springbank +
Barker, Joseph Watson, FAA23Leading Air MechanicHMS Springbank +
Branch, Frederick James Jack, RN28Ordinary SeamanHMS Springbank +
Cairns, James Clement, RN21Ordinary SeamanHMS Springbank +
Chapman, Reginald Francis, RN27Able SeamanHMS Springbank +
Clague, Rupert Allan Kingston, RN20Ordinary SeamanHMS Springbank +
Clark, James Harry Arthur, RN28Able SeamanHMS Springbank +
Collins, Patrick Joseph, RN24Ordinary SignalmanHMS Springbank +
Cook, Edwin Albert, RN21Able SeamanHMS Springbank +
Cumbers, Herbert Victor, RN22Leading SeamanHMS Springbank +
Darvill, Benjamin James, RN22Able SeamanHMS Springbank +
Dodd, William, RN20Ordnance ArtificerHMS Springbank
Donovan, John, RN20Able SeamanHMS Springbank
Elliott, Albert, NAP21Assistant StewardHMS Springbank +
Exelby, Robert Douglas, RN19Able SeamanHMS Springbank +
Fenn, Leslie Thomas, RNAble SeamanHMS Springbank +
Glover, Thomas Anderson, NAP52Second CookHMS Springbank +
Hansell, Isaac John, RN21Able SeamanHMS Springbank +
Holloway, William Frank, RN20Ordnance Artificer 5th ClassHMS Springbank +
Hook, Leslie Charles Henry, FAA22Air Fitter (O)HMS Springbank +
Jillings, William Frederick, RN45Leading TelegraphistHMS Springbank +
Johnstone, Mervyn, FAA32Passenger (Lieutenant Commander)HMS Springbank
Lane, John Lane Williams, RNVR36LieutenantHMS Springbank, HMS Avenger (D 14) +
Lane, Richard Grenville Williams, RNVR36LieutenantHMS Springbank
Lynch, Roland Neil, RN21Able SeamanHMS Springbank
Marillat, Ronald Claude, RN19SignalmanHMS Springbank
McAsey, James, NAPGreaserHMS Springbank +
McIntyre, Alexander, NAP25Assistant ButcherHMS Springbank +
Moir, James, RNVR26Sub-Lieutenant (E)HMS Springbank +
Moreton, Charles Edward William, NAP34Assistant StorekeeperHMS Springbank +
Robbins, Leonard Arthur, RN20Ordinary SeamanHMS Springbank +
Roberts, Harold, RN25Able SeamanHMS Springbank +
Saffrey, Charles Arthur Noel, NAP21Assistant CookHMS Springbank +
Stockman, Robert, NAP47Engine Room StorekeeperHMS Springbank +
Tait, Robert, NAP35Baker 1st ClassHMS Springbank +
Taylor, James, RN26Able SeamanHMS Springbank
Tuck, Maurice Frank, RNSick Berth AttendantHMS Springbank +
Turner, Richard Frank Burnet, RNVR29Ordinary SeamanHMS Springbank +
Wooder, Edward George, RFR40Able SeamanHMS Springbank +

40 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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