Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor tanker

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

Aboard Diala when hit on 26 Feb 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Burgess, Frank, Merchant Navy27Fourth Engineer OfficerDiala +

Aboard Diala when hit on 15 Jan 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Ah Ching, , Merchant Navy23Pantry BoyDiala +
Ah Kay, , Merchant Navy37Mess Room BoyDiala +
Bentley, Frank Reginald, British Army19Gunner (DEMS gunner)Diala +
Bulbrook, Percy Owen, Merchant NavyFifth Engineer OfficerDiala
Carr, Benjamin Hamilton, RN27Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Diala +
Caunce, John Victor, British Army27Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Diala +
Chan Chiu, , Merchant Navy26SailorDiala +
Chan Lam, , Merchant Navy36SailorDiala +
Chan Yee Kun, , Merchant Navy33SailorDiala +
Chang Ze Ming, , Merchant Navy43Chief StewardDiala +
Cheung Sing, , Merchant Navy31FiremanDiala +
Cheung Yung, , Merchant Navy33FiremanDiala +
Chin Wah, , Merchant Navy20SailorDiala +
Choo Seze, , Merchant NavyCrew memberDiala
Chow Chung See, , Merchant NavyCrew memberDiala
Chow Kow, , Merchant NavyCrew memberDiala
Cooper, John Ronald, RN27Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Diala +
Dean, Alan, Merchant Navy28Second Radio OfficerDiala +
Dung Hong Chong, , Merchant Navy44FiremanDiala +
Evans, Roy John Burden, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Diala +
Exton, Walter Thomas, Merchant Navy38Chief OfficerDiala +
Farrar, Ronald, Merchant Navy26First Radio OfficerDiala +
Foster, Alfred, British Army23Gunner (DEMS gunner)Diala +
Green, Albert Edward Charles, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerDiala +
Hart, Kenneth Thomas, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Diala +
Ho Hon, , Merchant Navy25SailorDiala +
Ho Loo, , Merchant Navy29SailorDiala +
Ho Wah You, , Merchant Navy37Chief CookDiala +
Hulbert, Kenneth John, Merchant Navy20ApprenticeDiala +
Kelly, Albert, Merchant Navy16Third Radio OfficerDiala +
Kwok Tai, , Merchant Navy46QuartermasterDiala +
Kwok Tau, , Merchant Navy29Sailors CookDiala +
Last, Albert Charles, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Diala +
Lee Loi, , Merchant Navy37Second CookDiala +
Lee Yee, , Merchant Navy29Mess Room BoyDiala +
Lee Yung, , Merchant Navy46QuartermasterDiala +
Lei Wan, , Merchant Navy26Sailors BoyDiala +
Leung Moon, , Merchant Navy32PumpmanDiala +
Li Hing, , Merchant Navy29Boatswain (Bosun)Diala +
Li Yau, , Merchant Navy58No. 1 FiremanDiala +
Lo Ki, , Merchant Navy36SailorDiala +
Lo Shing, , Merchant Navy46QuartermasterDiala +
Lung Ting How, , Merchant NavyCrew memberDiala
Man Chu, , Merchant Navy27Fireman’s CookDiala +
Mang Tze, , Merchant Navy35SailorDiala +
Metcalf, William, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeDiala +
Ng Bo, , Merchant Navy34No. 3 FiremanDiala +
Nok Yau, , Merchant Navy46DonkeymanDiala +
Palmer, Edgar Charles, Merchant Navy40Chief Engineer OfficerDiala +
Peters, Herbert John Alder, Merchant NavyMasterDiala, Alexia
Robinson, Richard, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerDiala +
Sear, Thomas James, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerDiala +
Streader, George Ernest, Merchant Navy27Second OfficerDiala +
Taylor, George, Merchant Navy19Fifth Engineer OfficerDiala +
Tresidder, Henry James, Merchant Navy25Fifth Engineer OfficerDiala +
Tugwell, Sarah Jubilee, RNDEMS gunnerDiala
Vickers, Ernest, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Diala +
Wai Chi, , Merchant Navy25Saloon BoyDiala +
Wai Woo, , Merchant Navy26Fireman’s BoyDiala +
Witty, Richard Edward, Merchant Navy29Second Engineer OfficerDiala +
Wong Kan, , Merchant Navy46FiremanDiala +
Wong Yau, , Merchant Navy27SailorDiala +
Wong Yeung, , Merchant Navy36CarpenterDiala +
Yip Tai Hon, , Merchant Navy38Second StewardDiala +
Yong Ling, , Merchant NavyCrew memberDiala

66 persons found - for all attacks on this ship (3).

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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