Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Tacoma Star

British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Allan C. Green Collection

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

Aboard Tacoma Star when hit on 1 Feb 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Adair, Joseph Francis, Merchant Navy20SailorTacoma Star +
Bailey, Frank, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Tacoma Star +
Bartels, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy19TrimmerTacoma Star +
Bayne, Hubert Alexander, Merchant Navy33TrimmerTacoma Star +
Benbow, Anthony, Merchant Navy18CadetTacoma Star +
Benn, Joseph, Merchant Navy45GreaserTacoma Star +
Bowers, Samuel, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
Branch, Thomas James, Merchant Navy19TrimmerTacoma Star +
Brito, Pedro, Merchant Navy47DonkeymanTacoma Star +
Brown, George, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanTacoma Star +
Browne, Jonathan Alexander, Merchant Navy41Donkeyman and GreaserTacoma Star +
Bryant, Vincent Joseph, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanTacoma Star +
Caliste, Charles, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerTacoma Star +
Cave, William Charles, Merchant Navy38SailorTacoma Star +
Cavell, Norman Vincent, Merchant Navy40First Radio OfficerTacoma Star +
Da Mowetta, Lewis, Merchant Navy23TrimmerTacoma Star +
Davies, Emeric C., Merchant Navy28FiremanTacoma Star +
Davies, Leonard M., Merchant Navy38FiremanTacoma Star +
De Pass, Henry Joseph, Merchant Navy22FiremanTacoma Star +
Delaney, John, Merchant Navy60Refrigerator GreaserTacoma Star +
Desson, Charles, Merchant Navy59GreaserTacoma Star +
Doe, George, Merchant Navy37TrimmerTacoma Star +
Edmonds, Jack Horatio, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerTacoma Star +
Evans, Alexander, Merchant Navy15Deck BoyTacoma Star +
Evans, Owen, Merchant Navy28Assistant StewardTacoma Star +
Evans, Tudor, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanTacoma Star +
Frazer, George Nathaniel, Merchant Navy21TrimmerTacoma Star +
Garland, William Charles, British Army26Gunner (DEMS gunner)Tacoma Star +
George, Wilfred, Merchant Navy28TrimmerTacoma Star +
Gomes, Manuel Antonio, Merchant Navy59FiremanTacoma Star +
Gordon, William, Merchant Navy25SailorTacoma Star +
Goulding, John, Merchant Navy30Junior Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
Hastings, Leonard, Merchant Navy25Refrigerator GreaserTacoma Star +
Hatton, Joseph James, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerTacoma Star +
Haughey, James Aloysius, Merchant Navy52Able SeamanTacoma Star +
Higgins, Ephraim, Merchant Navy43Engine Room StorekeeperTacoma Star +
Highton, Benjamin, Merchant Navy37Second OfficerTacoma Star +
Hogg, Frederick Shaw, Merchant Navy48Second Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
Jackson, George Evan, Merchant Navy30SailorTacoma Star +
Jallow, Abdon Ramon, Merchant Navy27FiremanTacoma Star +
Jenkins, Peter, Merchant Navy23FiremanTacoma Star +
John, Samuel, Merchant Navy41FiremanTacoma Star +
Johnson, Charles, Merchant Navy49FiremanTacoma Star +
Johnson, William Sidney, Merchant Navy39Chief StewardTacoma Star +
Johnston, Korel, Merchant Navy35GreaserTacoma Star +
Jones, Charles Frederick, Merchant Navy24Junior Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
Jones, Norman E., Merchant Navy15CadetTacoma Star +
Kendall, William, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanTacoma Star +
Kent, Thomas, RN35Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Tacoma Star +
Laing, David, Merchant Navy22SailorTacoma Star +
Lawrence, William, Merchant Navy56FiremanTacoma Star +
Lewis, Jim, Merchant Navy29FiremanTacoma Star +
McCauley, John, Merchant Navy43FiremanTacoma Star +
McLean, Vere Alexander, Merchant Navy30Junior Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
McNulty, Hugh Robert, Merchant Navy40Chief CookTacoma Star +
Mensah, Joseph Samuel, Merchant Navy39FiremanTacoma Star +
Moore, John, Merchant Navy50FiremanTacoma Star +
Moore, John Henry, Merchant Navy26FiremanTacoma Star +
Nealon, Patrick Gerald, Merchant Navy28Fourth OfficerTacoma Star +
Onofaye, Gabriel Tolorunzu Ozolekorakorobiade, Merchant Navy36GreaserTacoma Star +
Peter, Blue, Merchant Navy43FiremanTacoma Star +
Peters, Norman, Merchant Navy47FiremanTacoma Star +
Peters, Robert Alex, Merchant Navy33TrimmerTacoma Star +
Phillip, Joseph, Merchant Navy32TrimmerTacoma Star +
Reddin, John, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanTacoma Star +
Reekie, David, Merchant Navy19Junior Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
Rigby, Samuel, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun)Tacoma Star +
Roberts, William George, Merchant Navy40Chief Refrigerator EngineerTacoma Star +
Robinson, Denis, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Tacoma Star +
Rodriguez, Peter Raphael, Merchant Navy35Assistant StewardTacoma Star +
Romaine, Joseph, Merchant Navy51Donkeyman and GreaserTacoma Star +
Russell, James McCallum, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Tacoma Star +
Shiell, John Whitfield, Merchant Navy37Junior Third Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
Smitten, Goldbourn Bruce, Merchant Navy47TrimmerTacoma Star +
Someone, John, Merchant Navy59FiremanTacoma Star +
Spencer, Thomas, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanTacoma Star +
Sunchsun, Anthony, Merchant Navy26FiremanTacoma Star +
Swaine, Henry, Merchant Navy27Assistant StewardTacoma Star +
Swanson, Nils, Merchant Navy47Refrigerator GreaserTacoma Star +
Van Der Auwera, Jozef Frans Virginia, Merchant Navy34CarpenterTacoma Star +
Walker, John Andrew, Merchant Navy57Second Cook and BakerTacoma Star +
Walsh, Eric Norman, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerTacoma Star +
Ward, James Albert, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanTacoma Star +
Watt, George William, Merchant Navy54Chief Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
Weaver, Ernest, Merchant Navy15Deck BoyTacoma Star +
Whitehead, Robert George, Merchant Navy37MasterTacoma Star +
Williams, David, Merchant Navy43FiremanTacoma Star +
Wilson, John, Merchant Navy35Third Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
Wilson, William, Merchant Navy25Assistant CookTacoma Star +
Wisdom, Walter Henry, Merchant Navy17SailorTacoma Star +
Wood, Albert, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardTacoma Star +
Wooding, Reginald James, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerTacoma Star +
Young, George Edward, Merchant Navy18Galley BoyTacoma Star +

93 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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