Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Western Head

British steam merchant


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

Aboard Western Head when hit on 29 May 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Allen, Warren, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanWestern Head +
Bagnell, Thurlow W., Merchant NavyMasterWestern Head
Bernard, Augustine, Merchant Navy38FiremanWestern Head +
Buchanan, Willard John, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanWestern Head +
Canning, Thomas Leo, Merchant Navy26Crew memberWestern Head
Cochrane, Leo, Merchant Navy18FiremanWestern Head +
Colpitts, Vaughan, Merchant NavyAble SeamanWestern Head +
Denniston, Gordon, Merchant Navy22Radio OperatorWestern Head +
Deveaux, Wilfred John, Merchant NavyFourth Engineer OfficerWestern Head +
Espinoso, Charles, Merchant NavyGalley BoyWestern Head +
Faulkner, Joseph Everett, Merchant Navy67MasterWestern Head +
Fisher, William Cedrick, Merchant Navy42FiremanWestern Head +
George, Garfield Edward, Merchant NavyOilerWestern Head +
Hay, Warren Charles, Merchant Navy36OilerWestern Head +
Hoben, James Robert, Merchant Navy36Third OfficerWestern Head +
Knowles, Kingsley, Merchant Navy37OilerWestern Head +
Lewis, John, Merchant Navy58Chief Engineer OfficerWestern Head +
MacDonald, John Albert, Merchant NavyChief StewardWestern Head +
Mahar, Daniel, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanWestern Head +
Mahar, Douglas, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerWestern Head +
McDonald, C.K., Merchant Navy57Second Engineer OfficerWestern Head +
McLeod, Bernard Maxwell, Merchant NavyOilerWestern Head +
McPhee, James William, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Western Head +
Palmer, Eugene, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanWestern Head +
Presfeldt, John, Merchant Navy35First MateWestern Head +
Rector, Charles Edward, Merchant NavyChief CookWestern Head +

26 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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