Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor tanker

Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

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

Aboard Otina when hit on 20 Dec 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Ah Sing Cheong, , Merchant Navy40PumpmanOtina +
Bearder, Samuel, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Otina +
Chan Yuen Ell, , Merchant Navy38QuartermasterOtina +
Chang Sai Hoo, , Merchant Navy32SailorOtina +
Cheng Hee, , Merchant Navy40FiremanOtina +
Cheong Ah Lgo, , Merchant Navy31Sailor’s BoyOtina +
Chew Tek Kei, , Merchant Navy26Pantry BoyOtina +
Chieh Yik Chu, , Merchant Navy36SailorOtina +
Chin Chen Chai, , Merchant Navy27QuartermasterOtina +
Ching Hoong Look, , Merchant Navy32QuartermasterOtina +
Choo Ah Lim, , Merchant Navy43Saloon BoyOtina +
Cook, Thomas, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Otina +
Edwards, Thomas Andrew, Merchant Navy23Fifth Engineer OfficerOtina +
Elliott, James, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Otina +
Fan Yau, , Merchant Navy23Fireman’s CookOtina +
Foo See Wai, , Merchant Navy28Second StewardOtina +
Gaffney, John, Merchant Navy30Third Radio OfficerOtina +
Gean Kor Siew, , Merchant Navy28SailorOtina +
Graveling, Thomas Thorne, Merchant Navy28Chief OfficerOtina +
Hendrie, Andrew George Aitchison, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerOtina +
Kow Lee, , Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun)Otina +
Lamb, Frederick, Merchant Navy26Third Engineer OfficerOtina +
Lawson, Lawrence, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerOtina +
Lee Ching, , Merchant Navy35FiremanOtina +
Leung Woh, , Merchant Navy56No. 1 FiremanOtina +
Lim Jeng Wam, , Merchant Navy24Mess Room BoyOtina +
Ling Chue Ping, , Merchant Navy24QuartermasterOtina +
Man Tim, , Merchant Navy26Fireman’s BoyOtina +
Mok Chan, , Merchant Navy26FiremanOtina +
Mun Kim, , Merchant Navy30No. 3 FiremanOtina +
Munnoch, Walter Fleming, Merchant Navy28Fifth Engineer OfficerOtina +
On Leng Wan, , Merchant Navy47No. 2 FiremanOtina +
Ow Yeong Ying, , Merchant Navy24FiremanOtina +
Price, John Laing, Merchant Navy23Second Radio OfficerDonax, Otina +
Ranson, Robert, Merchant Navy46MasterOtina +
Samuel, William John, British Army35Gunner (DEMS gunner)Otina +
See Ah Choon, , Merchant Navy38StorekeeperOtina +
Shoung Sang, , Merchant Navy39FiremanOtina +
Swanson, Donald Thomas, Merchant Navy29Fourth Engineer OfficerOtina +
Symons, William Albert Canning, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerOtina +
Tan Ah Cheow, , Merchant Navy26SailorOtina +
Tan Ah Quee, , Merchant Navy33CarpenterOtina +
Taylor, Ronald, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Otina +
Taylor, William, Merchant Navy32Fifth Engineer OfficerOtina +
Thompson, Thomas George, British Army36Gunner (DEMS gunner)Otina +
Thomson, Charles, Merchant Navy29Second Engineer OfficerOtina +
Thong Kah Hoe, , Merchant Navy35SailorOtina +
Ting Ah Chwee, , Merchant Navy31SailorOtina +
Ting Ah Keu, , Merchant Navy39Mess Room BoyOtina +
Ting Eng Ngo, , Merchant Navy38SailorOtina +
Tong Ah Kay, , Merchant Navy36SailorOtina +
Tsao King, , Merchant Navy40Chief StewardOtina +
Tuan Ah Ling, , Merchant Navy25Second CookOtina +
White, James Alexander, Merchant Navy24First Radio OfficerOtina +
White, William, RN35Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Otina +
Wong Chi Chee, , Merchant Navy42QuartermasterOtina +
Wong Chong, , Merchant Navy43Chief CookOtina +
Yao Tong Yue, , Merchant Navy37DonkeymanOtina +
Yeong Yew Toe, , Merchant Navy47Sailor’s CookOtina +
Yong Huat Tee, , Merchant Navy37SailorOtina +

60 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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