Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

White Crest

British steam merchant



Photo courtesy of Robert Cox

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

Aboard White Crest when hit on 24 Feb 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Ahmed Kadir, , Merchant Navy42GreaserWhite Crest +
Ahmed Said, , Merchant Navy61GreaserWhite Crest +
Ali Fazool, , Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerWhite Crest +
Ali Hasib, , Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerWhite Crest +
Ali Jigar, , Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerWhite Crest +
Ali Maktadir, , Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerWhite Crest +
Ali Mustakim, , Merchant Navy27Fireman and TrimmerWhite Crest +
Ali Syed Assadar, , Merchant Navy47Fireman and TrimmerWhite Crest +
Baker, Eric Shaw, Merchant Navy38First Radio OfficerWhite Crest +
Bartlett, Leslie Tom Gush, Merchant Navy38Second Engineer OfficerWhite Crest +
Bloom, Benjamin Daniel, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)White Crest +
Buckland, Frank Joseph, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanWhite Crest +
Calleja, Louis, Merchant Navy46CarpenterWhite Crest +
Carter, Dennis Everitt, Merchant Navy21Second OfficerWhite Crest +
Cherrington, Joseph Arthur, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)White Crest +
Cossey, William George, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardWhite Crest +
Davison, James, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerWhite Crest +
Driver, Alan, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeWhite Crest +
Dugine, Carlos, Merchant Navy27CookWhite Crest +
Emdad Ullah, , Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerWhite Crest +
Evans, Lewis John, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanWhite Crest +
Gaffney, Stephen Joseph, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanWhite Crest +
Galea, Lucrezio, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerWhite Crest +
Gravener, Charles H., British Army25Gunner (DEMS gunner)White Crest +
Hannah, John Stanley, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)White Crest +
Jones, Thomas Robert, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoyWhite Crest +
Joures, Gordon, Merchant Navy41MasterWhite Crest +
Khan Pharoah, , Merchant Navy48DonkeymanWhite Crest +
Leete, Peter Hubert, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeWhite Crest +
Makepeace, Donald Melville, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeWhite Crest +
McGrath, John Thomas, Merchant Navy34Boatswain (Bosun)White Crest +
Meah Shoraf, , Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerWhite Crest +
Merrey, Frederick, Merchant Navy37Chief StewardWhite Crest +
Mills, Arthur Henry, Merchant Navy60Able SeamanWhite Crest +
Mutch, George Wiseman, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanWhite Crest +
Parker, John, Merchant Navy54Able SeamanWhite Crest +
Peacock, Kenneth, Merchant Navy20Assistant CookWhite Crest +
Pettitt, Herbert William, Merchant Navy27Second Radio OfficerWhite Crest +
Richardson, Walton, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeWhite Crest +
Robertson, George Fraser, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)White Crest +
Sloane, Stanley, Merchant Navy31Chief OfficerWhite Crest +
Stephens, Wilfred Henry, Merchant Navy26SailorWhite Crest +
Taylor, Martin, Merchant Navy31Third OfficerWhite Crest +
Teague, Alan Reginald, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerWhite Crest +
Thomas, Frederick James, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)White Crest +
Watson, Jack, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerWhite Crest +
Williams, Emrys Vivian, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanWhite Crest +

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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