Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

River Afton

British steam merchant

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

Aboard River Afton when hit on 5 Jul 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBanham, John Arthur, RN35Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)River Afton +
BritishBreen, John, Merchant Navy36Fireman and TrimmerRiver Afton +
BritishBridger, Leonard Roy, Merchant Navy19SailorRiver Afton +
BritishBrook, Kenneth, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)River Afton +
BritishCarver, John Thomas, British Army26Gunner (DEMS gunner)River Afton +
BritishCharlton, Harold William, Merchant NavyMasterRiver Afton
BritishCoull, Charles, Merchant Navy47Fireman and TrimmerRiver Afton +
BritishDowding, John Charles Keith, RNR50Commodore 2nd ClassRiver Afton, Ocean Voice
BritishFry, Wilfred, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerRiver Afton, HMS Leda (J 93) +
BritishGarstin, George Lemure, Merchant NavyRadio OfficerRiver Afton
BritishGrey, Percy, Merchant NavyChief StewardRiver Afton
BritishHainsworth, Sydney Clifton, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerRiver Afton +
BritishHolding, Allan, RN27Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)River Afton +
BritishHoole, George Adrian, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyRiver Afton +
BritishJamieson, George, Merchant NavyAble SeamanRiver Afton
BritishJessop, Fred, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)River Afton +
BritishKirk, Frederick Charles, British Army30Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)River Afton +
BritishLeaf, John, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)River Afton +
BritishLongstaff, John Fenwick, Merchant Navy27Chief OfficerRiver Afton +
BritishMason, Harold William, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerRiver Afton +
BritishMellett, Victor James, Merchant Navy36CarpenterRiver Afton, HMS Leda (J 93) +
BritishMiller, Edward Charles, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerRiver Afton
EstonianPitsal, Mihkel, Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun)River Afton, HMS Leda (J 93) +
BritishPritchard, Arthur John, Merchant Navy21Donkeyman and GreaserRiver Afton +
BritishRolfe, George, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerRiver Afton +
BritishRoskilly, William John, RNChief Yeoman of SignalsRiver Afton
CanadianWallace, William Campbell, RCNVR40Convoy TelegraphistRiver Afton +
BritishWaller, Thomas Edward, Merchant Navy19Assistant CookRiver Afton +
BritishWalton, Christopher, RN21Convoy SignalmanRiver Afton +
BritishWaterston, John Hunter, RNVR47Passenger (Lieutenant)River Afton +
BritishWatson, John Fox, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerRiver Afton +
BritishWilliams, James Leslie, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)River Afton +
South AfricanWood, John Erskine Rudland, Merchant Navy47Second Engineer OfficerRiver Afton +

33 persons found.

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