Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


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 Traveller.

Aboard Traveller when hit on 26 Jan 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAckerley, Alfred Edward, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerTraveller +
BritishAnderson, Frederick William, Merchant Navy50Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishAtkins, Garfield, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanTraveller +
BritishBancroft, Mortimer, Merchant Navy44DonkeymanTraveller +
BritishBlackett, Mitchinson, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanTraveller +
BritishCave, Archibald, Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishClarke, Vernon, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanTraveller +
BritishCoward, Edward Mason, Merchant Navy20First Radio OfficerTraveller +
BritishCowell, John Richard, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerTraveller +
BritishDavis, Henry, Merchant Navy54Lamp TrimmerTraveller +
BritishDeane, Patrick, Merchant Navy16Officers’ BoyTraveller +
BritishDevaney, John, Merchant Navy47CarpenterTraveller +
BritishDunn, George Brownbill, Merchant Navy18Mess Room StewardTraveller +
BritishExon, Robert William, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerTraveller +
BritishFitzsimons, Harold Mark, Merchant Navy50MasterTraveller +
BritishGoslinge, Cardinal, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishHamblin, Egbert, Merchant Navy51Boatswain (Bosun)Traveller +
BritishHamblin, McDonald, Merchant Navy28Ordinary SeamanTraveller +
BritishHarding, Alfred, Merchant Navy50CookTraveller +
IrishKane, Frank, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerTraveller +
BritishKing, Leonard Charles, Merchant Navy42StorekeeperTraveller +
BritishKing, Wycliffe, Merchant Navy23Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
IrishKirwan, Patrick Joseph, Merchant Navy31Second Radio OfficerTraveller +
BritishLayne, Cheeseman, Merchant Navy59GreaserTraveller +
BritishLicorish, Lionel, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanTraveller +
BritishMackey, Ian Gordon, Merchant Navy20CadetTraveller +
BritishMorgan, Walter, Merchant Navy16Steward’s BoyTraveller +
AustralianMorris, John Henry, Merchant Navy54PurserTraveller +
BritishO'Connell, George, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishPilgrim, Sydney, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishPooler, Adalbert, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanTraveller +
BritishPrescod, Reuben, Merchant Navy37Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishPuckett, William Alfred, Merchant Navy29Second StewardTraveller +
BritishQuine, George Lionel, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerTraveller +
BritishRiley, David Sinclair, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishRoach, Evan, Merchant Navy30Second CookTraveller +
BritishRoberts, John Henry, Merchant Navy44Chief OfficerTraveller +
BritishRolston, Fitzgerald, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanTraveller +
BritishRudling, Eric Vernon, Merchant Navy21SailorTraveller +
BritishSheridan, John, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerTraveller +
BritishSmith, Edward Jackson, Merchant Navy17CadetTraveller +
BritishSmith, St. Clair, Merchant Navy48Able SeamanTraveller +
BritishSmith, St. Elmo, Merchant Navy25Ordinary SeamanTraveller +
BritishSobers, Stanley, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishStokes, Thomas, Merchant Navy34Chief StewardTraveller +
BritishThompson, Hilary, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishTrotman, Dowridge Osler, Merchant Navy42Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishVarty, Joseph, Merchant Navy38Second Engineer OfficerTraveller +
BritishWalters, Luther, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Traveller +
BritishWatson, Allan McDonald, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerTraveller +
BritishWeir, John, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanTraveller +
BritishWillis, George, RM45Corporal (DEMS gunner)Traveller +

52 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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