Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

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 merchant Peterton.

Aboard Peterton when hit on 17 Sep 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBrooks, William, Merchant Navy18SailorPeterton
BritishByrne, Michael, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyPeterton
BritishChand, Hati, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
BritishDavies, Johnathan Islwyn, Merchant Navy30First Radio OfficerPeterton
IrishEnnis, John, Merchant Navy27SailorPeterton
BritishFairweather, Francis Buller, Merchant Navy42Chief OfficerPeterton
BritishFisher, Geo, Merchant Navy34CookPeterton
BritishGardiner, Robert Morrison, Merchant Navy50Second Engineer OfficerPeterton +
BritishGoodfellow, Alan M., Merchant Navy16Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
BritishGorman, Thomas Cuthbert, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerPeterton
BritishGray, Hugh Patrick, Merchant Navy50GreaserPeterton +
BritishGreen, James Eric, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerPeterton +
BritishHarrison, Reginald, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyPeterton
BritishHaughton, William, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
BritishHickling, Albert William, RN35DEMS gunnerPeterton
BritishHowes, George Denis, Merchant Navy43Second OfficerPeterton
BritishHyde, Edward Briggs, Merchant Navy15ApprenticePeterton +
BritishJohnson, George, Merchant Navy25DonkeymanPeterton +
BritishKeay, George Robert, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanPeterton
BritishLambie, Walter Edward, Merchant Navy28SailorPeterton
BritishLewington, Albert Verdun, British Army25DEMS gunnerPeterton
BritishLudlam, Sydney, British Army21DEMS gunnerPeterton
BritishLytle, William Tresedder, Merchant Navy33SailorPeterton
BritishMarch, Walter, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerPeterton +
BritishMarrie, Thomas William, Merchant Navy33MasterPeterton
BritishMeeks, James Nicholson, Merchant Navy15ApprenticePeterton
BritishMinnery, Ronald, RN21DEMS gunnerPeterton
BritishMorley, John Albert, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanPeterton
BritishNock, Francis, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanPeterton
BritishNorfolk, George Raymond, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanPeterton
BritishOsborne, Samuel, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
BritishPennington, George Thomas, Merchant Navy19SailorPeterton
BritishRichardson, Albert A.-Hoe, Merchant Navy39GreaserPeterton
BritishRunnacles, Henry William, Merchant Navy49Third Engineer OfficerPeterton +
BritishSmith, Charles Edward Johnson, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
BritishStephenson, James Henry, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanPeterton
BritishSwan, Archibald Morrison, Merchant Navy33Chief StewardPeterton
CanadianTennant, Raymond Alfred, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerPeterton +
BritishThirkettle, Dennis Harold, Merchant Navy20Cabin BoyPeterton
BritishThompson, Ernest Benjamin, Merchant Navy30Third OfficerPeterton
BritishWatt, John S., Merchant Navy59Boatswain (Bosun)Peterton
BritishWeaver, Herbert, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
BritishWhite, Thomas Alfred, Merchant Navy30Second Radio OfficerPeterton +

43 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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