Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

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

Aboard Observer when hit on 16 Dec 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Abdul, , Merchant NavyGeneral ServantObserver +
Abdul Ghafur, , Merchant NavyCookObserver +
Abdul Ghafur, , Merchant NavyCookObserver +
Abdul Ghafur, , Merchant NavySerangObserver +
Abdul Munif, , Merchant NavyFiremanObserver +
Abdul Satar, , Merchant NavyGreaserObserver +
Akhlu Mian, , Merchant NavyTrimmerObserver +
Amin Ullah, , Merchant NavySeamanObserver +
Anwar Khan, , Merchant NavyTrimmerObserver +
Arfan Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanObserver +
Arjad Ullah, , Merchant NavyTrimmerObserver +
Asgar Ali, , Merchant NavySeamanObserver +
Bazl-Ur-Rahman, , Merchant NavyGreaserObserver +
Bulpett, William, Merchant Navy44QuartermasterObserver +
Dastagir, , Merchant NavySeamanObserver +
Davidson, John, Merchant Navy57MasterObserver +
Davies, Thomas, Merchant Navy27Third OfficerObserver +
Dickinson, Alan Miles, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerObserver +
Evans, Frederick, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Observer +
Farman Ali, , Merchant NavyGreaserObserver +
Farrand, Henry, RM34Corporal (DEMS gunner)Observer +
Frith, Thomas, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerObserver +
Hashim Ullah, , Merchant NavyCassabObserver +
Injad Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanObserver +
Jalal Ahmad, , Merchant NavyFiremanObserver +
Johnston, Richard William Yeoward, Merchant Navy47Chief Engineer OfficerObserver +
Jones, Edward, Merchant Navy38First Radio OfficerObserver +
Lewis, Sydney George, Merchant NavyCarpenterObserver
Leyland, Sydney, Merchant Navy42Chief OfficerObserver +
Magner, John Joseph, Merchant Navy21QuartermasterObserver +
Majib-Ur-Rahman, , Merchant NavySeamanObserver +
Monai Khan, , Merchant NavyFiremanObserver +
Mugford, Francis Milton, Merchant Navy18SailorObserver +
Muhabbat Ullah, , Merchant NavyTindalObserver +
Muhammad Alam, , Merchant NavyGeneral ServantObserver +
Munawar Mian, , Merchant NavyTindalObserver +
Nur Mian, , Merchant NavyDonkeymanObserver +
Panna Lal, , Merchant NavyTopassObserver +
Pearson, James Elgin, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerObserver +
Rabal Husain, , Merchant NavyBhandaryObserver +
Rahim Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanObserver +
Rais Mian, , Merchant NavyFiremanObserver +
Ray, Joseph Robert, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Observer +
Reid, Alexander, Merchant Navy32QuartermasterObserver +
Roberts, Charles Milton, Merchant Navy20Third OfficerObserver +
Roberts, David Douglas, Merchant Navy17CadetObserver +
Roberts, John, Merchant Navy38Second OfficerObserver +
Sergeant, William, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerObserver +
Sheikh Janu, , Merchant NavyScullionObserver +
Sheikh Mahbub, , Merchant NavyPantrymanObserver +
Sheikh Muhammad Qasim, , Merchant NavyCassabObserver +
Sheikh Panchu, , Merchant NavyGeneral ServantObserver +
Sheikh Sadiq, , Merchant NavyBhandaryObserver +
Sheikh Sulaiman, , Merchant NavyGeneral ServantObserver +
Sikandar Ali, , Merchant NavySeamanObserver +
Sini Mian, , Merchant NavyTrimmerObserver +
Smith, Wilfred John, Merchant NavyQuartermasterObserver
Southworth, Harry, Merchant Navy60Second Engineer OfficerObserver +
Thomas, Ronald, Merchant Navy18CadetObserver +
Wazir Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanObserver +
Wazu Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanObserver +
Wilkinson, Charles Joseph, Merchant Navy38Chief StewardObserver +

62 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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