Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Andrey Nelogov

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

Aboard Mattawin when hit on 2 Jun 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Aggray, Joseph William, Merchant Navy36HeadmanMattawin
Armstrong, Gordon Andrew, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanMattawin
Arnott, Robert, Merchant Navy31Assistant CookMattawin
Ashcroft, Henry Dixon, Merchant Navy20Seventh Engineer OfficerMattawin
Bailey, Robert, Merchant Navy18Deck BoyMattawin
Bilbey, Ralph David, Merchant Navy25First Radio OfficerMattawin
Blackwell, Harry Arthur, Civilian30PassengerMattawin
Blake, Albert Frank, Merchant Navy46Chief StewardMattawin
Blankson, Captain Kwesi, Merchant Navy26CleanerMattawin
Bowden, Leonard Morgan, Merchant Navy32Boatswain (Bosun)Mattawin
Brodigan, Frank Gerard, Merchant Navy31Assistant StewardMattawin
Brown, Sydney Arthur, Merchant Navy34Second Radio OfficerMattawin
Cashmore, Richard, Merchant Navy18Deck BoyMattawin
Clark, Robert, Merchant Navy29Second Cook and ButcherMattawin
Clark, Rupert, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanMattawin
Cunningham, Sydney, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanMattawin
Curtin, Patrick, 27DEMS gunnerMattawin
Davies, Jim, Merchant Navy34CleanerMattawin
Davies, Sam, Merchant Navy25Steward’s BoyMattawin
Deen, Moses Akanbi, Merchant Navy22CleanerMattawin
Donkor, Alexander, Merchant Navy34CleanerMattawin
Dowling, Leslie William, 20DEMS gunnerMattawin
Drummond, George Nicholl, Merchant Navy29Senior ElectricianMattawin
Edwards, Richard, CivilianPassengerMattawin
Ellis, Allen Owen, Merchant Navy23Third Engineer OfficerMattawin
Fagan, Charles C., Civilian28PassengerMattawin
Fenton, Edward Berkeley, Civilian24PassengerMattawin
Foster, Kenneth Walter, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerMattawin
Friday, Damaseus, Merchant Navy23Deck BoyMattawin
Godfrey, Leslie Hugh, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerMattawin
Goodson, Walter, Merchant Navy37Assistant StewardMattawin
Griffiths, Geoffrey Hollis, Merchant Navy20Third OfficerMattawin
Gubelman, Ronald Oscar, Civilian40PassengerMattawin
Healey, Thomas, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerMattawin
Hession, Thomas Mathew, 32DEMS gunnerMattawin
Hodkinson, John Wilfred, Merchant Navy23Junior ElectricianMattawin
Hodkinson, Kenneth, Merchant Navy21Sixth Engineer OfficerMattawin
Jones, Thomas John, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanMattawin
Lano, Leonard, 21DEMS gunnerMattawin
Le Boutillier, Edward Howell, CivilianPassengerMattawin
Lumb, Alan, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanMattawin
Lynch, Peter, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanMattawin
Macdonald, Ian, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeMattawin
Madeira, Nicholas, CivilianPassengerMattawin
McCoy, James Arthur, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeMattawin
Memberre, Douglas, Merchant Navy20Steward’s BoyMattawin
Mena, Joseph, Merchant Navy42CleanerMattawin
Moorhouse, Joseph, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanMattawin
Morris, Edmund Charles, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanMattawin
Morrisey, James Thomas, CivilianPassengerMattawin
Munzer, Ernest, 19DEMS gunnerMattawin
Nelson, Robert William, Civilian25PassengerMattawin
Nimbley, Tom, Merchant Navy21Deck BoyMattawin
Odiong, Alfred Udo, Merchant Navy24Steward’s BoyMattawin
Palin, William Joseph, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanMattawin
Peahall, Desmond, 21DEMS gunnerMattawin
Peter, Jonah, Merchant Navy25Steward’s BoyMattawin
Phelps, Marshall Corbett, Civilian30PassengerMattawin
Philip, Robert William, Merchant Navy37Chief OfficerMattawin
Rayner, Frank Richard, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanMattawin
Rogers, Harold, Merchant Navy48Chief CookMattawin
Scragg, John, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeMattawin
Shoemaker, William Mercer, CivilianPassengerMattawin
Sweeny, Charles Herbert, Merchant Navy47MasterMattawin
Turner, James Vincent, Merchant Navy48CarpenterMattawin
Umoarin, Michael, Merchant Navy22Steward’s BoyMattawin
White, John Francis, Merchant Navy21Fifth Engineer OfficerMattawin
Wilding, John, 27DEMS gunnerMattawin
Wilson, Coffin Colket, Civilian22PassengerMattawin
Wilson, John Alan, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerMattawin
Woods, Robert Thomas Eric, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerMattawin

71 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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