Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Thirlby

British steam merchant



Photo courtesy of the Allen Collection

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

Aboard Thirlby when hit on 3 Apr 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Barff, Thomas Cecil, Merchant Navy39Chief Engineer OfficerThirlby, Thirlby
Birch, Philip Edmund, Merchant Navy30MasterThirlby, Thirlby, Empire Dabchick +
Craig, James, Merchant Navy30Assistant StewardThirlby +
Davies, William James, Merchant NavyCarpenterThirlby
Ghaleb Ali, , Merchant Navy37Fireman and TrimmerThirlby +
Harrison, William Hugh, Merchant Navy35Chief OfficerThirlby, Thirlby

Aboard Thirlby when hit on 23 Jan 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Barff, Thomas Cecil, Merchant Navy40Chief Engineer OfficerThirlby, Thirlby
Birch, Philip Edmund, Merchant Navy31MasterThirlby, Thirlby, Empire Dabchick +
Gillespie, James, Merchant Navy41FiremanThirlby +
Harrison, William Hugh, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerThirlby, Thirlby
Huish, Albert Frederick, Merchant Navy17GreaserThirlby +
O'Reilly, Charles T., Merchant Navy34FiremanThirlby +

12 persons found - for all attacks on this ship (2).

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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