Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Panamanian steam merchant

Amarylis under her former name Assiout. 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 Panamanian steam merchant Amarylis.

Aboard Amarylis when hit on 2 Dec 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
South AfricanBailey, John Herbert Reid, Merchant Navy39Staff CaptainAmarylis +
GreekBourthis, Antonis, Merchant NavySecond OfficerAmarylis
South AfricanCooper, Cecil Cyril, Merchant Navy22SailorAmarylis +
BritishCostin, Leslie William, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Amarylis +
BritishDavies, Thomas James Levi, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanAmarylis +
BritishGleave, James J., Merchant Navy21SailorAmarylis +
CanadianGoodwin, Charles Ernest, Merchant Navy49Radio OperatorAmarylis +
South AfricanHosona, Kassem, Merchant Navy32FiremanAmarylis +
BritishKendrew, Herbert W., Merchant Navy37CookAmarylis +
South AfricanKok, John, Merchant Navy34FiremanAmarylis +
BritishLayland, Charles Henry, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Amarylis +
South AfricanLegatha, Reginald A., Merchant Navy26FiremanAmarylis +
South AfricanLouw, John, Merchant Navy32FiremanAmarylis +
BritishOates, Thomas Preston, Merchant Navy25Galley BoyAmarylis +
GreekPantazopoulos, Charalambos Nikolaou, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerAmarylis +
GreekPolemis, Stamatios Irakli, Merchant Navy50MasterAmarylis +
South AfricanRoberts, Francis Johannes, Merchant Navy18SailorAmarylis +
GreekRoussos, Antonios, Merchant NavyStewardAmarylis +
South AfricanScheepers, David, Merchant Navy60Mess Room BoyAmarylis +
South AfricanShields, Edward Victor, Merchant Navy44Second OfficerAmarylis +
South AfricanSmith, Sydney George, Merchant Navy14SailorAmarylis +
South AfricanStanley, James, Merchant Navy23FiremanAmarylis +

22 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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