Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Kars

British motor tanker



The afterpart of the Kars lying beached near Halifax

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British motor tanker Kars.

Aboard Kars when hit on 22 Feb 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Anderton, John, Merchant Navy32Third Radio OfficerKars +
Ashmore, Thomas Joseph, Merchant Navy26SailorKars +
Bergslid, Paulus, Merchant Navy27Greaser and FiremanKars +
Black, T., Merchant NavyCarpenterKars
Bouyoukas, Necolaos, Merchant Navy22Chief CookKars +
Bowie, Joseph, Merchant Navy31FiremanKars +
Brigham, Harold, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Kars +
Burgoine, Norman Birkett, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerKars +
Chisholm, James Alexander, Merchant Navy55Chief Engineer OfficerKars +
Dallas, George, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyKars +
Day, Edward Jodrell, Merchant Navy49First Radio OfficerKars +
Devlin, James, Merchant Navy41PumpmanKars +
Duffy, John Joseph, Merchant Navy46FiremanKars +
Elliot, Henry Colbeck, Merchant Navy55Chief OfficerKars +
Falconer, Arthur, Merchant Navy53MasterKars +
Ford, David Cochar Ferguson, Merchant Navy34Second Engineer OfficerKars +
Gilmour, James, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanKars +
Gilroy, Thomas Edwin, Merchant Navy21Fifth Engineer OfficerKars +
Graham, Harold Victor, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyKars +
Haderup, Robert Morgan, Merchant Navy20Mess Room StewardKars +
Harkins, Hugh, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanKars +
Hopkins, Francis, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Kars +
Kennedy, Frank, Merchant Navy22Fifth Engineer OfficerKars +
Kerridge, Edwin Bertie Frank, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Kars +
Low, William, Merchant Navy47Greaser and FiremanKars +
Lynn, John, Merchant Navy33Third Engineer OfficerKars +
MacKinnon, Ewen, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanKars +
Maclean, William, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerKars +
Malcolm, Albert James, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardKars +
May, John, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanKars +
McAulay, Thomas, Merchant Navy22Greaser and FiremanKars +
McCourt, David, British Army29Gunner (DEMS gunner)Kars +
McLean, Neil, Merchant Navy26Boatswain (Bosun)Kars +
Newlands, Frederick Ernest, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerKars +
Paterson, John Lang, Merchant Navy29Fifth Engineer OfficerKars +
Peacock, Jack, Merchant Navy28Deck HandKars +
Ramshaw, George Douglas Henry, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanKars +
Reid, William, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanKars +
Richardson, Herbert, Merchant Navy38Second CookKars +
Ruane, Charles Gerald, British Army31Gunner (DEMS gunner)Kars +
Stewart, William, Merchant Navy19SailorKars +
Tanous, Derrick, Merchant Navy19Deck BoyKars +
White, James Anderson, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyKars +
White, Laurence, Merchant Navy20SailorKars +
Wieprecht, Henry Carl, Merchant Navy55Chief StewardKars +
Williams, John Henry, Merchant Navy42Second OfficerKars +
Wiseman, Alexander, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanKars +

47 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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