Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor merchant

Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

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

Aboard Boringia when hit on 7 Oct 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishArmstrong, George, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanBoringia +
BritishBuckley, Christopher Joseph, Merchant Navy25GreaserBoringia +
DanishChristensen, Valdemar, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanBoringia +
BritishCordingley, Jack, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boringia +
BritishDevine, James Bernard, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boringia +
EstonianEinborn, Walter, Merchant Navy34Third OfficerBoringia +
BritishFarrar, John Stewart, Merchant Navy21StewardBoringia +
IcelandicFinnbogason, Valdemar, Merchant Navy22Assistant StewardBoringia +
DanishFrausing, Poul Johan, Merchant Navy43Chief OfficerBoringia +
NorwegianHansen, Trygve Andreas, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanBoringia +
BritishHartley, Harold, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boringia +
DanishHigner, , Merchant NavyQuartermasterBoringia
BritishHughes, Henry John, RN32Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boringia +
DanishHummer, Karl Johan Adolf Fredrik, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanBoringia +
DanishJensen, Alf Edvin Jesper Martinus, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanBoringia +
DanishJensen, Jens Robert, Merchant Navy41First Radio OfficerBoringia, Clan Mactavish +
DanishJessen, Kjeld Olav, Merchant Navy27ElectricianBoringia +
DanishKnudsen, Helmut, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanBoringia +
DanishKolls, Sofus Heinrick Konard, Merchant NavyMasterBoringia
BritishManning, Harry Guy, Merchant Navy31Fourth OfficerBoringia, Clan Mactavish +
BritishMurphy, Patrick, Merchant Navy19Assistant StewardBoringia +
EstonianNieder, A., Merchant NavyGreaserBoringia +
DanishNielsen, Carl Vilhelm Thess, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerBoringia +
DanishNielsen, Jens Christian Martin, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerBoringia +
DanishNielsen, Meta, Merchant Navy30StewardessBoringia, Clan Mactavish +
BritishNorth, David Allan, Merchant Navy30Third Radio OfficerBoringia, Clan Mactavish +
FaroeseOlsen, Finnur, Merchant Navy31GreaserBoringia +
DanishOlsen, Harry, Merchant Navy36Chief StewardBoringia +
DanishRasmussen, Gunnar Tage Errebo, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerBoringia, Clan Mactavish +
DanishRasmussen, Preben Hagbard Elvin, Merchant Navy22Chief CookBoringia +
EstonianRoller, Arnold, Merchant Navy38GreaserBoringia +
DanishStær, Ib, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanBoringia +
DanishSvensen, Hans Christian, Merchant Navy53Assistant EngineerBoringia +
BritishTurnbull, Harry, Merchant Navy49GreaserBoringia +

34 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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