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
Brooks, William, Merchant Navy18SailorPeterton
Byrne, Michael, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyPeterton
Chand, Hati, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
Davies, Johnathan Islwyn, Merchant Navy30First Radio OfficerPeterton
Ennis, John, Merchant Navy27SailorPeterton
Fairweather, Francis Buller, Merchant Navy42Chief OfficerPeterton
Fisher, Geo, Merchant Navy34CookPeterton
Gardiner, Robert Morrison, Merchant Navy50Second Engineer OfficerPeterton +
Goodfellow, Alan M., Merchant Navy16Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
Gorman, Thomas Cuthbert, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerPeterton
Gray, Hugh Patrick, Merchant Navy50GreaserPeterton +
Green, James Eric, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerPeterton +
Harrison, Reginald, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyPeterton
Haughton, William, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
Hickling, Albert William, RN35DEMS gunnerPeterton
Howes, George Denis, Merchant Navy43Second OfficerPeterton
Hyde, Edward Briggs, Merchant Navy15ApprenticePeterton +
Johnson, George, Merchant Navy25DonkeymanPeterton +
Keay, George Robert, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanPeterton
Lambie, Walter Edward, Merchant Navy28SailorPeterton
Lewington, Albert Verdun, British Army25DEMS gunnerPeterton
Ludlam, Sydney, British Army21DEMS gunnerPeterton
Lytle, William Tresedder, Merchant Navy33SailorPeterton
March, Walter, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerPeterton +
Marrie, Thomas William, Merchant Navy33MasterPeterton
Meeks, James Nicholson, Merchant Navy15ApprenticePeterton
Minnery, Ronald, RN21DEMS gunnerPeterton
Morley, John Albert, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanPeterton
Nock, Francis, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanPeterton
Norfolk, George Raymond, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanPeterton
Osborne, Samuel, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
Pennington, George Thomas, Merchant Navy19SailorPeterton
Richardson, Albert A.-Hoe, Merchant Navy39GreaserPeterton
Runnacles, Henry William, Merchant Navy49Third Engineer OfficerPeterton +
Smith, Charles Edward Johnson, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
Stephenson, James Henry, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanPeterton
Swan, Archibald Morrison, Merchant Navy33Chief StewardPeterton
Tennant, Raymond Alfred, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerPeterton +
Thirkettle, Dennis Harold, Merchant Navy20Cabin BoyPeterton
Thompson, Ernest Benjamin, Merchant Navy30Third OfficerPeterton
Watt, John S., Merchant Navy59Boatswain (Bosun)Peterton
Weaver, Herbert, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerPeterton
White, 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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