Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Richard Cox

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

Aboard Yorkmoor when hit on 28 May 1942

You can click on any of the names for possible additional information

NameAgeRankServed on
Barringer, George, Merchant NavyApprenticeYorkmoor
Belcher, , RNDEMS gunnerYorkmoor
Boylan, Charles C., Merchant NavyChief OfficerYorkmoor
Cairns, James, Merchant NavyCarpenterYorkmoor
Clark, Alfred E., Merchant NavyThird OfficerYorkmoor
Clark, George Dennis, Merchant NavyAble SeamanYorkmoor
Hancock, H.R., Merchant NavyChief EngineerYorkmoor
Hansford, Leonard Charles, RNDEMS gunnerYorkmoor
Harper, Stephen, Merchant NavyFiremanYorkmoor
Howe, John Briggs, Merchant NavyDonkeymanYorkmoor
Hughson, Donald McWilliam, Merchant NavySailorYorkmoor
Hunter, Sydney, Merchant NavyApprenticeYorkmoor
Lisher, Ambrose Toward, Merchant Navy41GreaserYorkmoor, Empire Gilbert +
Madore, Walter, Merchant Navy35Boatswain (Bosun)Yorkmoor, Hartington +
Matthews, Thomas Harrison, Merchant NavyMasterYorkmoor
Mottershead, , RNDEMS gunnerYorkmoor
Page, Wilfred, Merchant NavyFiremanYorkmoor
Poley, G., RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Yorkmoor
Powell, Harold Stanley, Merchant NavyAble SeamanYorkmoor
Pyle, D., Merchant NavySailorYorkmoor
Rutter, William E., Merchant NavyThird EngineerYorkmoor
Simpson, John George, Merchant NavyAble SeamanYorkmoor
Wilson, John Thomas Foster, Merchant NavyAble SeamanYorkmoor

23 persons found.

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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