Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Allan C. Green Collection

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

Aboard Waiwera when hit on 29 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Acton, Albert William, Merchant Navy28DonkeymanWaiwera
Adam, James, Merchant Navy38Chief Engineer OfficerWaiwera +
Andrews, Cyril Maurice, Merchant NavyMasterWaiwera
Bluck, Norman Bradford, RNZAF21Passenger (Pilot)Waiwera
Bricknell, R.H., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
Chandler, John Lincoln, RNZAF21Passenger (Flight Sergeant)Waiwera
Devereaux, J.R.R., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
Docherty, James, Merchant Navy17WorkawayWaiwera +
Gribbin, J.A., RAFPassenger (Rigger)Waiwera
Hannigan, D.G., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
Hickling, Eric Arnold, Merchant NavyChief OfficerWaiwera
Hughes, C.F.P., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
Humphreys, Noel Robert Shakespeare, RNZAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Waiwera
James, William Henry, Merchant Navy42CarpenterWaiwera +
Larcombe, William Thomas, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waiwera +
Latter, George Otto, Merchant NavyLamp TrimmerWaiwera
Mackenzie, Donald Farquhar Alexander, Merchant Navy24Ninth Engineer OfficerWaiwera +
Marshall, Reginald Arthur, RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
New, F.J., RAFPassenger (Engineer Officer)Waiwera
Nichols, Cyril, Merchant NavyAble SeamanWaiwera
Noakes, George, Merchant Navy55Second Cook and BakerWaiwera +
O'Halloran, B.S., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
Ritchie, B.J., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
Rollett, Noel Charles, RNZAF30Passenger (Flight Sergeant)Waiwera
Shaw, Keith Fred, RNZAF22Passenger (Flight Sergeant)Waiwera
Smith, James, Merchant Navy26Crew memberWaiwera
Sowden, Douglas, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waiwera
Tate, A.F., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
Thompson, Horace Leslie, Merchant Navy33Assistant StewardWaiwera +
White, Francis William, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerWaiwera
Widger, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy52Assistant StewardWaiwera +
Wilkins, Ernest A., Merchant NavyCrew memberWaiwera
Wood, C.E.B., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
Young, B.E., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera

34 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.