Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam tanker

Photo courtesy of Stuart Smith

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

Aboard Vimeira when hit on 11 Aug 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishArthur, George, Merchant Navy66Second Engineer OfficerVimeira +
BritishBarton, , British ArmyGunnerVimeira
BritishCaird, Norman Ross, Merchant NavyMasterVimeira
BritishCampbell, Duncan, Merchant NavySecond OfficerVimeira
BritishCrear, L., RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Vimeira
BritishDenford, , RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Vimeira
BritishFawcett, , Merchant NavyRadio OfficerVimeira
BritishGreenall, , British ArmyGunnerVimeira
BritishHancock, , Merchant NavyRadio OfficerVimeira
IrishHoran, Philip Leo, Merchant Navy40GreaserVimeira +
BritishHoskins, E.C., British ArmyGunnerVimeira
BritishJones, F., RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Vimeira
EstonianKivinuk, Johannes, Merchant Navy42Fourth Engineer OfficerVimeira +
BritishMacKinnon, Alexander, Merchant Navy47Chief Engineer OfficerVimeira +
BritishMacKinnon, John, Merchant Navy16Junior ApprenticeVimeira
BritishMeredith, James, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanVimeira, Empire Lytton
BritishO'Hanlon, Patrick Joseph, Merchant Navy45Third Engineer OfficerVimeira +
BritishPorter, John Alexander, Merchant Navy21Fifth Engineer OfficerVimeira +
BritishTaylor, Stanley, Merchant NavyChief OfficerVimeira
BritishThompson, John Mansfield, Merchant Navy21Crew memberVimeira
BritishWinders, T., British ArmyLeading Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Vimeira
BritishWray, Frank, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Vimeira +

22 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.