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
BritishBurgess, Frank, Merchant Navy27Fourth Engineer OfficerDiala +

Aboard Diala when hit on 15 Jan 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
ChineseAh Ching, , Merchant Navy23Pantry BoyDiala +
ChineseAh Kay, , Merchant Navy37Mess Room BoyDiala +
BritishBentley, Frank Reginald, British Army19Gunner (DEMS gunner)Diala +
BritishBulbrook, Percy Owen, Merchant NavyFifth Engineer OfficerDiala
BritishCarr, Benjamin Hamilton, RN27Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Diala +
BritishCaunce, John Victor, British Army27Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Diala +
ChineseChan Chiu, , Merchant Navy26SailorDiala +
ChineseChan Lam, , Merchant Navy36SailorDiala +
ChineseChan Yee Kun, , Merchant Navy33SailorDiala +
ChineseChang Ze Ming, , Merchant Navy43Chief StewardDiala +
ChineseCheung Sing, , Merchant Navy31FiremanDiala +
ChineseCheung Yung, , Merchant Navy33FiremanDiala +
ChineseChin Wah, , Merchant Navy20SailorDiala +
ChineseChoo Seze, , Merchant NavyCrew memberDiala
ChineseChow Chung See, , Merchant NavyCrew memberDiala
ChineseChow Kow, , Merchant NavyCrew memberDiala
BritishCooper, John Ronald, RN27Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Diala +
BritishDean, Alan, Merchant Navy28Second Radio OfficerDiala +
ChineseDung Hong Chong, , Merchant Navy44FiremanDiala +
BritishEvans, Roy John Burden, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Diala +
BritishExton, Walter Thomas, Merchant Navy38Chief OfficerDiala +
BritishFarrar, Ronald, Merchant Navy26First Radio OfficerDiala +
BritishFoster, Alfred, British Army23Gunner (DEMS gunner)Diala +
BritishGreen, Albert Edward Charles, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerDiala +
BritishHart, Kenneth Thomas, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Diala +
ChineseHo Hon, , Merchant Navy25SailorDiala +
ChineseHo Loo, , Merchant Navy29SailorDiala +
ChineseHo Wah You, , Merchant Navy37Chief CookDiala +
BritishHulbert, Kenneth John, Merchant Navy20ApprenticeDiala +
BritishKelly, Albert, Merchant Navy16Third Radio OfficerDiala +
ChineseKwok Tai, , Merchant Navy46QuartermasterDiala +
ChineseKwok Tau, , Merchant Navy29Sailors CookDiala +
BritishLast, Albert Charles, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Diala +
ChineseLee Loi, , Merchant Navy37Second CookDiala +
ChineseLee Yee, , Merchant Navy29Mess Room BoyDiala +
ChineseLee Yung, , Merchant Navy46QuartermasterDiala +
ChineseLei Wan, , Merchant Navy26Sailors BoyDiala +
ChineseLeung Moon, , Merchant Navy32PumpmanDiala +
ChineseLi Hing, , Merchant Navy29Boatswain (Bosun)Diala +
ChineseLi Yau, , Merchant Navy58No. 1 FiremanDiala +
ChineseLo Ki, , Merchant Navy36SailorDiala +
ChineseLo Shing, , Merchant Navy46QuartermasterDiala +
ChineseLung Ting How, , Merchant NavyCrew memberDiala
ChineseMan Chu, , Merchant Navy27Fireman’s CookDiala +
ChineseMang Tze, , Merchant Navy35SailorDiala +
BritishMetcalf, William, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeDiala +
ChineseNg Bo, , Merchant Navy34No. 3 FiremanDiala +
ChineseNok Yau, , Merchant Navy46DonkeymanDiala +
BritishPalmer, Edgar Charles, Merchant Navy40Chief Engineer OfficerDiala +
BritishPeters, Herbert John Alder, Merchant NavyMasterDiala, Alexia
BritishRobinson, Richard, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerDiala +
BritishSear, Thomas James, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerDiala +
BritishStreader, George Ernest, Merchant Navy27Second OfficerDiala +
CanadianTaylor, George, Merchant Navy19Fifth Engineer OfficerDiala +
BritishTresidder, Henry James, Merchant Navy25Fifth Engineer OfficerDiala +
BritishTugwell, Sarah Jubilee, RNDEMS gunnerDiala
BritishVickers, Ernest, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Diala +
ChineseWai Chi, , Merchant Navy25Saloon BoyDiala +
ChineseWai Woo, , Merchant Navy26Fireman’s BoyDiala +
BritishWitty, Richard Edward, Merchant Navy29Second Engineer OfficerDiala +
ChineseWong Kan, , Merchant Navy46FiremanDiala +
ChineseWong Yau, , Merchant Navy27SailorDiala +
ChineseWong Yeung, , Merchant Navy36CarpenterDiala +
ChineseYip Tai Hon, , Merchant Navy38Second StewardDiala +
ChineseYong 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.

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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