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 Servant Observer +
Abdul Ghafur, , Merchant NavyCook Observer +
Abdul Ghafur, , Merchant NavySerang Observer +
Abdul Ghafur, , Merchant NavyCook Observer +
Abdul Munif, , Merchant NavyFireman Observer +
Abdul Satar, , Merchant NavyGreaser Observer +
Akhlu Mian, , Merchant NavyTrimmer Observer +
Amin Ullah, , Merchant NavySeaman Observer +
Anwar Khan, , Merchant NavyTrimmer Observer +
Arfan Ullah, , Merchant NavyFireman Observer +
Arjad Ullah, , Merchant NavyTrimmer Observer +
Asgar Ali, , Merchant NavySeaman Observer +
Bazl-Ur-Rahman, , Merchant NavyGreaser Observer +
Bulpett, William, Merchant Navy44Quartermaster Observer +
Dastagir, , Merchant NavySeaman Observer +
Davidson, John, Merchant Navy57Master Observer +
Davies, Thomas, Merchant Navy27Third Officer Observer +
Dickinson, Alan Miles, Merchant Navy17Third Radio Officer Observer +
Evans, Frederick, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner) Observer +
Farman Ali, , Merchant NavyGreaser Observer +
Farrand, Henry, RM34Corporal (DEMS gunner) Observer +
Frith, Thomas, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer Officer Observer +
Hashim Ullah, , Merchant NavyCassab Observer +
Injad Ullah, , Merchant NavyFireman Observer +
Jalal Ahmad, , Merchant NavyFireman Observer +
Johnston, Richard William Yeoward, Merchant Navy47Chief Engineer Officer Observer +
Jones, Edward, Merchant Navy38First Radio Officer Observer +
Lewis, Sydney George, Merchant NavyCarpenter Observer
Leyland, Sydney, Merchant Navy42Chief Officer Observer +
Magner, John Joseph, Merchant Navy21Quartermaster Observer +
Majib-Ur-Rahman, , Merchant NavySeaman Observer +
Monai Khan, , Merchant NavyFireman Observer +
Mugford, Francis Milton, Merchant Navy18Sailor Observer +
Muhabbat Ullah, , Merchant NavyTindal Observer +
Muhammad Alam, , Merchant NavyGeneral Servant Observer +
Munawar Mian, , Merchant NavyTindal Observer +
Nur Mian, , Merchant NavyDonkeyman Observer +
Panna Lal, , Merchant NavyTopass Observer +
Pearson, James Elgin, Merchant Navy21Second Radio Officer Observer +
Rabal Husain, , Merchant NavyBhandary Observer +
Rahim Ullah, , Merchant NavyFireman Observer +
Rais Mian, , Merchant NavyFireman Observer +
Ray, Joseph Robert, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner) Observer +
Reid, Alexander, Merchant Navy32Quartermaster Observer +
Roberts, Charles Milton, Merchant Navy20Third Officer Observer +
Roberts, David Douglas, Merchant Navy17Cadet Observer +
Roberts, John, Merchant Navy38Second Officer Observer +
Sergeant, William, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer Officer Observer +
Sheikh Janu, , Merchant NavyScullion Observer +
Sheikh Mahbub, , Merchant NavyPantryman Observer +
Sheikh Muhammad Qasim, , Merchant NavyCassab Observer +
Sheikh Panchu, , Merchant NavyGeneral Servant Observer +
Sheikh Sadiq, , Merchant NavyBhandary Observer +
Sheikh Sulaiman, , Merchant NavyGeneral Servant Observer +
Sikandar Ali, , Merchant NavySeaman Observer +
Sini Mian, , Merchant NavyTrimmer Observer +
Smith, Wilfred John, Merchant NavyQuartermaster Observer
Southworth, Harry, Merchant Navy60Second Engineer Officer Observer +
Thomas, Ronald, Merchant Navy18Cadet Observer +
Wazir Ullah, , Merchant NavyFireman Observer +
Wazu Ullah, , Merchant NavyFireman Observer +
Wilkinson, Charles Joseph, Merchant Navy38Chief Steward Observer +

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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