Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

HMS Blean (L 47)

British destroyer




This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British destroyer HMS Blean (L 47).

Aboard HMS Blean (L 47) when hit on 11 Dec 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Atkins, Timothy Walter, RN24Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Baines, John, RN22Leading Cook (O)HMS Blean (L 47) +
Bannister, Glyn, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Barker, Maurice, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Barnes, Joseph Charles, RN25Leading StokerHMS Blean (L 47) +
Beattie, William Edward, RN25Assistant CookHMS Blean (L 47) +
Bilton, Ernest, RN21Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Bishop, Reginald William, RNLeading SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Bloomfield, Jack Aston, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Bradbury, William Harold, RNVRAble SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Burke, Joseph, RNAble SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Cannell, Dennis Cautley, RN31Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Cashman, Ronald Joseph, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Castleman, Charles Edward, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Cater, William Bertie, RN26Leading StokerHMS Blean (L 47) +
Coan, Victor George, RNSick Berth AttendantHMS Blean (L 47) +
Coleman, Arthur Percival, RFR39Petty Officer TelegraphistHMS Blean (L 47) +
Collett, Leonard Stanley, RN20Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Connolly, Thomas, RN22Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Dennehy, James Pearse, RNAble SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Dunne, Edgar George, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Edwards, David Henry William, RN23Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Evamy, Henry Wilson, RN34Ordinary CoderHMS Blean (L 47) +
Fellows, Frederick, RNLeading SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Fielding, Jack, RNAble SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Fordham, William Ralph, RN27Leading SeamanHMS Blean (L 47)
Friend, Leslie Richard, RN19Leading SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Fuller, Stanley, RN20Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Gilbert, William Charles, RN40Canteen ManagerHMS Blean (L 47) +
Giles, Cyril Harry, RN20Ordinary SignalmanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Haighton, Neil, RN21Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Hammond, George William, RN44Engine Room Artificer 1st ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Hards, Jack, RN19Stoker 1st ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Harris, Cyril Ronald, RN32Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Heath, Frederick George, RN20TelegraphistHMS Blean (L 47) +
Hellon, George William, RN30Petty Officer StokerHMS Blean (L 47) +
Herring, Percival Henry, RFR41Stoker 1st ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Howden, Peter, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
James, Alfred Trevening, RN29Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Jenvey, Walter, RN24Petty OfficerHMS Blean (L 47) +
Johnson, Ralph, RN25Stoker 1st ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Johnstone, Walter Millar, RN19TelegraphistHMS Blean (L 47) +
Jolly, John, RN25TelegraphistHMS Blean (L 47) +
Kay, Archibald, RN21Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Kirk, Alfred, RN24Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Kirkby, Henry, RN35Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Kirkness, Charles Edward, RFR36Petty OfficerHMS Blean (L 47) +
Kitchenside, Geoffrey Charles John, RN19SignalmanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Lax, William, RN31Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Leahy, William John, RN28Petty Officer StewardHMS Blean (L 47) +
MacDonald, Donald Angus, RN20Supply AssistantHMS Blean (L 47) +
Markwell, Kenneth, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Marriott, Joseph Hudson, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
May, Alfred, RN26Stoker 1st ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
May, Edwin Frank, RNAble SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
McArthur, William, RN24Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
McCourt, Charles Carlin, RN37Petty Officer CookHMS Blean (L 47) +
McCreadie, John Walter Miller, RN24Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
McIntyre, Hugh, RNLeading StokerHMS Blean (L 47) +
Middlemiss, Robert Allison, RNAble SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Miller, William John, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Moore, Arthur, RN20Ordinary CoderHMS Blean (L 47) +
Nogues, Roland Louis Marcel, RN20Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Ovens, Joseph, RN23Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Palmer, Douglas Charles Ernest, RN23Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Parker, Norman John, RNCaptainHMS Blean (L 47)
Patten, William, RN20Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Pearce, Horace, RN31Petty Officer StokerHMS Blean (L 47) +
Poole, William, RN20Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Pope, Herbert Edwin, RN42Petty Officer StokerHMS Blean (L 47) +
Raven, Sidney Smith, RN22Leading SeamanHMS Blean (L 47)
Reed, Albert Cyril, RNStoker 2nd ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Reeve, Frederick Maurice, RN22Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Reid, Kenneth, RN22Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Ringrose, Alfred, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Roper, George, RFR42Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Sample, Stephen, RN19Stoker 2nd ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Seaman, George William, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Seely, Frank, RNAble SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Sparshott, Walter James, RN37Stoker 2nd ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Still, Reginald Percy David, RN20Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Stocks, Craven, RN20Able SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Stocks, Thomas Edward, RN19Stoker 1st ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Sylvester, Philip George Leeson, RN42Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Tomlin, Harry Raymond, RN22Petty Officer SupplyHMS Blean (L 47) +
Turnbull, Joseph, RN29Petty OfficerHMS Blean (L 47) +
Walkden, Wilfred, RNAble SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Wallace, Robert, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Blean (L 47) +
Walton, John, RN32Stoker 1st ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Warren, Henry Albert, RFR36Stoker 1st ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +
Wilson, Patrick Augustus, RNStoker 2nd ClassHMS Blean (L 47) +

91 persons found.

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