Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

San Fabian

British steam tanker



Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard San Fabian when hit on 27 Aug 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Addy, Jack Cropper, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)San Fabian +
Atkinson, James, Merchant Navy47Able SeamanSan Fabian +
Azzapardi, Salvatore, Merchant Navy33GreaserSan Fabian +
Bradshaw, William, Merchant Navy37FiremanSan Fabian +
Cain, Cyril, Merchant Navy29Chief CookSan Fabian +
Emmott, Lionel Guy, Merchant Navy46MasterSan Fabian
Evenden, John William Stewart, RN29Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)San Fabian +
Holmes, David Clifford, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerSan Fabian +
Hughes, F.M., Merchant NavyAble SeamanSan Fabian
Knight, George Rossiter, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerSan Fabian +
Lamberd, John Alexander, Merchant Navy23Third Engineer OfficerSan Fabian +
Matthews, Robert George, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanSan Fabian +
McHugh, Herbert, Merchant Navy21Second CookSan Fabian +
Motteram, Alfred Montague, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerSan Fabian +
Owen, Thomas, Merchant Navy30Crew PantrymanSan Fabian +
Parle, Sidney Christopher, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanSan Fabian +
Patient, Richard George, Merchant Navy16CadetSan Fabian +
Ragg, Ronald William, Merchant Navy28Second OfficerSan Fabian +
Saunders, John, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)San Fabian +
Simpson, Joseph, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoySan Fabian +
Smith, Herbert Weilds, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerSan Fabian
Smith, Tabbnor Peter, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerSan Fabian +
Steadman, Henry Smith, Merchant Navy47Junior Engineer OfficerSan Fabian +
Steel, John Pumphrey McQuarrie, Merchant Navy41FiremanSan Fabian +
Tickle, John Peter, Merchant Navy25GreaserSan Fabian +
White, John Churchill, Merchant Navy52Engine Room StorekeeperSan Fabian +
Willink, Antony, Merchant Navy58Supernumerary Chief Engineer OfficerSan Fabian +
Winn, Hendrick, Merchant Navy45CarpenterSan Fabian +
Zoeteman, Cornelis Johannes, Merchant Navy40Supernumerary Second Engineer OfficerSan Fabian +

29 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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