Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


German motor merchant

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the German motor merchant Spreewald.

Aboard Spreewald when hit on 31 Jan 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AustralianAnderson, Bruce, Merchant Navy38Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
GermanAumann, Erich, Kriegsmarine40Crew memberSpreewald +
AustralianBentley, Charles John, Merchant Navy54Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
GermanBorowski, Erich, Kriegsmarine33Crew memberSpreewald +
AustralianBottomley, Jack, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianBradley, Robert J., Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianBrown, William Henry Matthew, Merchant Navy28Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
GermanBull, Heinrich, Kriegsmarine42MasterSpreewald +
AustralianCurry, Noel Robert, Merchant Navy28Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianDooley, Lionel, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
GermanElmendorff, Kurt, Kriegsmarine30OfficerSpreewald +
AustralianEvans, Douglas, Merchant Navy25Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianFord, Geoffrey John, Merchant Navy21Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianFreeman, David J., Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianGannon, Patrick, Merchant Navy61Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
DutchGill, M., Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianGordon, John, Merchant Navy27Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianGriffiths, Jack B., Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianHayes, Dennis, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianHill, James A., Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianHolmes, Ralph Marshman, Merchant Navy18Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianHumphreys, George Duke, Merchant Navy46Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianJones, William A., Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
GreekKalfaitis, Nikolaos, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianKeegan, Colin James, Merchant Navy38Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianKitchin, David, Merchant Navy18Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianLangtry, John, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianLong, Douglas James, Merchant Navy23Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianLucas, John, Merchant Navy40Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianMackay, Alexander, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianMacNeill, Calum Gilbert, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
DutchMarcusse, , Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianMartin, Horace, Merchant Navy38Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianMcAdam, George, Merchant Navy33Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianMcCowan, Keith Charles, Merchant Navy23Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianMcLelland, Leonard, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianMelville, Albert, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
GreekModonas, Nikolaos Apostolos, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
EgyptianMuhaked Abdallah Atatie, , Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianO’Toole, Martin, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
GreekPaleokrassas, Michail Nikolaou, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianPratt, William, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianRavenscroft, Samuel, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianRedman, Ronald J., Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianRiley, Thomas William, Merchant Navy28Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianRodgers, Murray Maclean, Merchant Navy28Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianRose, Robert L., Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianSayer, Fred, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
GermanScheel, Gustav, Kriegsmarine53Chief Engineer OfficerSpreewald +
GermanSchmidt, Hermann, Kriegsmarine65GefreiterSpreewald +
GermanSchubert, Heinz, Kriegsmarine33MatroseSpreewald +
GermanSchönborn, Bernhard, Kriegsmarine31Crew memberSpreewald +
AustralianSkinner, Major Bristow, Merchant Navy52Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianSorensen, Robert, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
GermanStoiser, Otto, KriegsmarineMar.Ob.Ass.ArztSpreewald
NorwegianStrøm, Sigurd, Merchant Navy25Passenger (Prisoner)Spreewald +
AustralianTesseyman, Joseph V., Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
AustralianThorpe, Ashley, Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
DutchVanbrugel, , Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald
DutchVanderhusen, , Merchant NavyPassenger (Prisoner)Spreewald

60 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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