Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Paul Johnson Collection

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

Aboard Hamla when hit on 23 Aug 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBaird, John Stevenson, Merchant Navy26First Radio OfficerHamla +
BritishBestman, Tom, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerHamla +
BritishBritt, James, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerHamla +
BritishBrown, Richard, Merchant Navy36FiremanHamla +
BritishChapman, Harry, Merchant Navy61Third Engineer OfficerHamla +
BritishElliot, Ernest William, Merchant Navy54Second Engineer OfficerHamla +
BritishFallow, Archibald, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyHamla +
BritishFleming, Andrew, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerHamla +
BritishFothergill, George Darrell, Merchant Navy21Third Radio OfficerHamla +
BritishGalt, James, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanHamla +
BritishGlasgow, Tom, Merchant Navy42HeadmanHamla +
BritishGoodwin, Ernest Archibald, Merchant Navy19SailorHamla +
BritishGoule, Louis Arthur, Merchant Navy25CookHamla +
BritishGray, William Shields, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hamla +
BritishGregory, Kenneth Haig, Merchant Navy24Second CookHamla +
BritishGriffiths, Ieuan Morgan, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerHamla +
BritishHassan, Ali, Merchant Navy44DonkeymanHamla +
BritishHobbs, William Henry, Merchant Navy22SailorHamla +
BritishJack, James Kelly, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerHamla +
BritishJemmett, William, Merchant Navy58StewardHamla +
BritishKelso, William Alcorn, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerHamla +
BritishMacdonald, William Joseph, Merchant Navy28Boatswain (Bosun)Hamla +
BritishMacKinnon, Donald, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanHamla +
BritishMcAllister, James Duncan, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hamla +
BritishMcKendry, Samuel, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanHamla +
BritishMcPake, Charles Michael, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hamla +
BritishMorris, John Hughes, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyHamla +
BritishQuartey, Joseph K., Merchant Navy24GreaserHamla +
BritishRamsay, Reginald, Merchant Navy38Chief Engineer OfficerHamla +
BritishRoberts, Thomas, Merchant Navy27FiremanHamla +
BritishSanusie, Sheik, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerHamla +
BritishSavage, William, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerHamla +
BritishSesay, Amara, Merchant Navy24FiremanHamla +
BritishShute, William Ashley, Merchant Navy40MasterHamla +
BritishSmith, Joe, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerHamla +
BritishStewart, Angus, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanHamla +
BritishToby, William, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerHamla +
BritishVerrill, John Richard, Merchant Navy45Second OfficerHamla +
BritishWilson, Thomas, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanHamla +
BritishWolfe, John Grant, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerHamla +
BritishYoung, John, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hamla +
BritishYoung, William Henry Charles, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyHamla +

42 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?
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