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
ChineseAh Sing Cheong, , Merchant Navy40PumpmanOtina +
BritishBearder, Samuel, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Otina +
ChineseChan Yuen Ell, , Merchant Navy38QuartermasterOtina +
ChineseChang Sai Hoo, , Merchant Navy32SailorOtina +
ChineseCheng Hee, , Merchant Navy40FiremanOtina +
ChineseCheong Ah Lgo, , Merchant Navy31Sailor’s BoyOtina +
ChineseChew Tek Kei, , Merchant Navy26Pantry BoyOtina +
ChineseChieh Yik Chu, , Merchant Navy36SailorOtina +
ChineseChin Chen Chai, , Merchant Navy27QuartermasterOtina +
ChineseChing Hoong Look, , Merchant Navy32QuartermasterOtina +
ChineseChoo Ah Lim, , Merchant Navy43Saloon BoyOtina +
BritishCook, Thomas, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Otina +
BritishEdwards, Thomas Andrew, Merchant Navy23Fifth Engineer OfficerOtina +
BritishElliott, James, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Otina +
ChineseFan Yau, , Merchant Navy23Fireman’s CookOtina +
ChineseFoo See Wai, , Merchant Navy28Second StewardOtina +
BritishGaffney, John, Merchant Navy30Third Radio OfficerOtina +
ChineseGean Kor Siew, , Merchant Navy28SailorOtina +
BritishGraveling, Thomas Thorne, Merchant Navy28Chief OfficerOtina +
BritishHendrie, Andrew George Aitchison, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerOtina +
ChineseKow Lee, , Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun)Otina +
BritishLamb, Frederick, Merchant Navy26Third Engineer OfficerOtina +
BritishLawson, Lawrence, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerOtina +
ChineseLee Ching, , Merchant Navy35FiremanOtina +
ChineseLeung Woh, , Merchant Navy56No. 1 FiremanOtina +
ChineseLim Jeng Wam, , Merchant Navy24Mess Room BoyOtina +
ChineseLing Chue Ping, , Merchant Navy24QuartermasterOtina +
ChineseMan Tim, , Merchant Navy26Fireman’s BoyOtina +
ChineseMok Chan, , Merchant Navy26FiremanOtina +
ChineseMun Kim, , Merchant Navy30No. 3 FiremanOtina +
BritishMunnoch, Walter Fleming, Merchant Navy28Fifth Engineer OfficerOtina +
ChineseOn Leng Wan, , Merchant Navy47No. 2 FiremanOtina +
ChineseOw Yeong Ying, , Merchant Navy24FiremanOtina +
BritishPrice, John Laing, Merchant Navy23Second Radio OfficerDonax, Otina +
BritishRanson, Robert, Merchant Navy46MasterOtina +
BritishSamuel, William John, British Army35Gunner (DEMS gunner)Otina +
ChineseSee Ah Choon, , Merchant Navy38StorekeeperOtina +
ChineseShoung Sang, , Merchant Navy39FiremanOtina +
BritishSwanson, Donald Thomas, Merchant Navy29Fourth Engineer OfficerOtina +
BritishSymons, William Albert Canning, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerOtina +
ChineseTan Ah Cheow, , Merchant Navy26SailorOtina +
ChineseTan Ah Quee, , Merchant Navy33CarpenterOtina +
BritishTaylor, Ronald, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Otina +
BritishTaylor, William, Merchant Navy32Fifth Engineer OfficerOtina +
BritishThompson, Thomas George, British Army36Gunner (DEMS gunner)Otina +
BritishThomson, Charles, Merchant Navy29Second Engineer OfficerOtina +
ChineseThong Kah Hoe, , Merchant Navy35SailorOtina +
ChineseTing Ah Chwee, , Merchant Navy31SailorOtina +
ChineseTing Ah Keu, , Merchant Navy39Mess Room BoyOtina +
ChineseTing Eng Ngo, , Merchant Navy38SailorOtina +
ChineseTong Ah Kay, , Merchant Navy36SailorOtina +
ChineseTsao King, , Merchant Navy40Chief StewardOtina +
ChineseTuan Ah Ling, , Merchant Navy25Second CookOtina +
BritishWhite, James Alexander, Merchant Navy24First Radio OfficerOtina +
BritishWhite, William, RN35Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Otina +
ChineseWong Chi Chee, , Merchant Navy42QuartermasterOtina +
ChineseWong Chong, , Merchant Navy43Chief CookOtina +
ChineseYao Tong Yue, , Merchant Navy37DonkeymanOtina +
ChineseYeong Yew Toe, , Merchant Navy47Sailor’s CookOtina +
ChineseYong 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.