Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Paul Johnson Collection

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

Aboard Waziristan when hit on 2 Jan 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBaker, Robert Anthony, Merchant Navy37StewardWaziristan +
BritishBlackett, John George, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerWaziristan +
BritishBolton, John Burns, Merchant Navy55GreaserWaziristan +
BritishBoulton, William Powell, Merchant Navy42CarpenterWaziristan +
BritishBurton, John, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
BritishCalbraith, James, Merchant Navy60GreaserWaziristan +
BritishChapman, Richard, British Army25GunnerWaziristan +
BritishDeverinne, Percy Gerald, Merchant Navy46Second Engineer OfficerWaziristan +
BritishDixon, Basil Renwick, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerWaziristan +
BritishDonnelly, Henry Michael, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyWaziristan +
BritishDuncan, Robert, Merchant Navy41Boatswain (Bosun)Waziristan +
BritishEdgerton, Edward, Merchant Navy29FiremanWaziristan +
BritishEdwards, James Richard, Merchant Navy31CookWaziristan +
BritishFenwick, Alan, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanWaziristan +
MalteseFernander, Manuel, Merchant Navy47FiremanWaziristan +
BritishFerrie, James, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerWaziristan +
BritishGambles, John Holmes, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
BritishGunning, Geoffrey, Merchant Navy19Second Radio OfficerWaziristan +
BritishHolt, Walter Taylor, British Army33Gunner (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
BritishHowarth, Thomas Henry, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
BritishHylton, Charles, Merchant Navy36DonkeymanWaziristan +
BritishKennington, Charles, Merchant Navy35Ordinary SeamanWaziristan +
BritishKerr, Peter Laidlaw, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
BritishLittle, Walter, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerWaziristan +
BritishMallows, Richard, Merchant Navy21SailorWaziristan +
BritishMcDonald, Robert, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
BritishMcQueen, George, Merchant Navy27FiremanWaziristan +
BritishMordew, Marshall, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanWaziristan +
BritishMurray, James, Merchant Navy40FiremanWaziristan +
BritishNixon, George Patterson, Merchant Navy26FiremanWaziristan +
BritishParker, John Tom Watson, Merchant Navy21Mess Room BoyWaziristan +
BritishPreston, William Clark, Merchant Navy62Chief Engineer OfficerWaziristan +
BritishRayfield, John George, Merchant Navy31SailorWaziristan +
BritishRobson, Thomas, Merchant Navy40FiremanWaziristan +
BritishRoos, William, British Army34Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
BritishRosie, William Sinclair, Merchant Navy20Third OfficerWaziristan +
MalteseSinagra, Nazzareno, Merchant Navy34FiremanWaziristan +
BritishSkelly, George Henry, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanWaziristan +
BritishStallard, Denis James, Merchant Navy19First Radio OfficerWaziristan +
BritishSweeting, Robert, Merchant Navy33FiremanWaziristan +
BritishTate, Reynold, Merchant Navy35MasterWaziristan +
BritishTaylor, John George, Merchant Navy46FiremanWaziristan +
BritishTrueman, John Milburn, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerWaziristan +
BritishWalker, George William, Merchant Navy23SailorWaziristan +
BritishWild, John, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
BritishWilliams, William, British Army33Gunner (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
BritishWood, Terence James, Merchant Navy19Assistant CookWaziristan +

47 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.