Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam tanker

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

Aboard Coimbra when hit on 15 Jan 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAnderson, Andrew, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerCoimbra +
BritishArmson, Frederick, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardCoimbra +
BritishAshenden, Edwin Robert, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Coimbra +
BritishBarnard, John Patrick, Merchant Navy36MasterCoimbra +
BritishBeckett, John William, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanCoimbra +
BritishBoddy, Sidney Baker, Merchant Navy36Mess Room StewardCoimbra +
BritishBooker, Brian Gray, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerCoimbra +
BritishByrne, Michael, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerCoimbra +
CanadianChapman, Norman Edgar, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerCoimbra +
BritishCover, John Michael, Merchant Navy31Second CookCoimbra
BritishDenyer, Dennis Aubrey, Merchant Navy21SailorCoimbra
BritishEde, Thomas, Merchant Navy41Donkeyman and GreaserCoimbra
BritishEdwards, Thomas Joseph, Merchant Navy44PumpmanCoimbra
BritishEwen, Kenneth, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanCoimbra +
IrishFinan, James Joseph, Merchant Navy23Fireman and TrimmerCoimbra +
BritishGermaney, Albert Ernest, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Coimbra +
BritishHampshire, Roland, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Coimbra +
AustralianHarris, John Richard, Merchant Navy23Boatswain (Bosun)Coimbra +
BritishHarris, Thomas Bernard, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanCoimbra +
BritishHeath, Harold, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanCoimbra
BritishHebron, Arthur Edward, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerCoimbra +
BritishKelleher, William, British Army30Gunner (DEMS gunner)Coimbra +
BritishKelso, Edward Reid, Merchant Navy50StorekeeperCoimbra +
BritishKing, John Douglas, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerCoimbra +
BritishKitchen, Herbert, Merchant Navy21Second StewardCoimbra +
BritishLangridge, Leslie, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Coimbra +
BritishLee, George Ernest, British Army28Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Coimbra +
BritishMcCallum, John, Merchant Navy51Chief StewardCoimbra +
BritishMillar, James, Merchant Navy56Chief Engineer OfficerCoimbra +
BritishMurphy, Francis John Patrick, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerCoimbra +
BritishNotzing, Stanley, Merchant Navy42Chief CookCoimbra +
BritishNugent, William, Merchant Navy42Fireman and TrimmerCoimbra +
BritishO’Leary, Daniel, Merchant Navy27Donkeyman and GreaserCoimbra
BritishPinder, William L., Merchant Navy32Chief OfficerCoimbra
BritishRalph, David, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanCoimbra
IrishRandle, Ernest, Merchant Navy32First Radio OfficerCoimbra
BritishRedford, Cecil James, Merchant Navy34Donkeyman and GreaserCoimbra +
BritishRoberts, Philip, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerCoimbra
NorwegianRolfsen, Rolf Bjarne, Merchant Navy34Third OfficerCoimbra +
BritishSavory, Arthur James Henry, Merchant Navy19SailorCoimbra +
BritishSutherland, William Richard, Merchant Navy30SailorCoimbra +
BritishTurnbull, George Hopper, Merchant Navy54Second Engineer OfficerCoimbra +
BritishWalker, Augustus, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanCoimbra +
New ZealandWatt, Alfred Colin, Merchant Navy27Third Engineer OfficerCoimbra +
BritishWood, Thomas Edward, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanCoimbra +
BritishYoung, Jack, Merchant Navy22CarpenterCoimbra +

46 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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