Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-1961

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

Aboard Ashby when hit on 30 Nov 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAnderson, William, Merchant Navy41GreaserAshby +
BritishBannister, Frederick William, Merchant Navy49Fireman and TrimmerAshby +
DanishBeck, Julius Christian, Merchant Navy58Fireman and TrimmerAshby +
BritishBlaxill, Bruce Edgar, British Army27Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Ashby +
BritishCooper, Thomas, Merchant Navy42Fireman and TrimmerAshby +
BritishDiack, James, Merchant Navy60Chief Engineer OfficerAshby +
BritishEarly, James Clifford Walter, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Ashby +
BritishForrest, Anthony Thomas, Merchant Navy36Fireman and TrimmerAshby +
BritishFrank, Tom Valentine, Merchant Navy43MasterAshby +
BritishHaggerty, Denis, Merchant Navy49GreaserAshby +
BritishHaslock, George, Merchant Navy36Third Engineer OfficerAshby +
BritishHenderson, Lancelot, Merchant NavyChief OfficerAshby
BritishInglis, John Robertson, Merchant Navy60Second Engineer OfficerAshby +
BritishKemp, Kenneth Hamilton, British Army32Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Ashby +
BritishPell, Jack, British Army30Gunner (DEMS gunner)Ashby +
BritishSarginson, William, Merchant Navy19Fourth Engineer OfficerAshby +
BritishWestbrook, Henry Charles, British Army22Gunner (DEMS gunner)Ashby +
BritishWight, James Edward, Merchant Navy23Second OfficerAshby +

18 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.