Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Ocean Venture

British steam merchant


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

Aboard Ocean Venture when hit on 8 Feb 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Barlow, William Thomas, RN32Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Ocean Venture +
Billiard, Max, Merchant Navy30FiremanOcean Venture +
Brien, Matthew, Merchant Navy32Ordinary SeamanOcean Venture +
Craston, Reginald Sharpe, Merchant Navy43MasterEna de Larrinaga, Ocean Venture
Dooley, William, Merchant Navy22Third Engineer OfficerOcean Venture +
Evans, Tudor Parry, Merchant Navy31CarpenterOcean Venture +
Flanagan, Denis, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerOcean Venture +
Gerrard, Edward, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerOcean Venture +
Greenland, William, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanOcean Venture
Kelly, Michael, Merchant Navy45Able SeamanOcean Venture +
Le Huquet, Michael, Merchant Navy26SupernumeraryOcean Venture +
Lindsay, David, Merchant Navy30Second Engineer OfficerOcean Venture +
Lunt, John J., Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerOcean Venture +
Macfarlane, Duncan McLaren, Merchant Navy22Second Radio OfficerOcean Venture +
Magill, David, Merchant Navy43GreaserOcean Venture +
Maher, Joseph Michael, Merchant Navy38DonkeymanOcean Venture +
Montgomery, John, Merchant Navy34Boatswain (Bosun)Ocean Venture +
Moultrie, Eric Thomas, Merchant Navy41CookOcean Venture +
Mulroy, Bernard, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerOcean Venture +
Peters, Francis, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanOcean Venture +
Puddifer, John, Merchant Navy26SailorOcean Venture +
Ringrose, William, Merchant Navy57Able SeamanOcean Venture +
Ruiz, Aurilio, Merchant Navy23Assistant StewardOcean Venture +
Scott, Arnold, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanOcean Venture +
Seddon, James, Merchant Navy52GreaserOcean Venture +
Shore, Archibald Harold, Merchant Navy52Chief Engineer OfficerOcean Venture +
Thomas, Robert Joseph, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerOcean Venture +
Thorbinson, Edmund, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerOcean Venture +
Thredder, Ernest Berry, Merchant Navy32First Radio OfficerOcean Venture +
Waller, Fred, RN35Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Ocean Venture +
Williams, James, Merchant Navy17Assistant CookOcean Venture +
Williams, Leonard, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardOcean Venture +
Williams, William George, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanOcean Venture +

33 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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