Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

King Edward

British steam merchant



Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard King Edward when hit on 27 Dec 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abbey, John Morgan, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)King Edward +
Altass, Arthur, Merchant Navy59Fireman and TrimmerKing Edward +
Bee, Henry Jeffrey, Merchant NavySecond OfficerKing Edward
Carter, Ernest, Merchant Navy23Fireman and TrimmerKing Edward +
Cutter, John Conway, Merchant Navy41CookKing Edward +
Deas, David, Merchant Navy32Boatswain (Bosun)City of Melbourne, King Edward +
Dick, Louis, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanKing Edward +
Drewery, Harry William, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyKing Edward +
Eggleton, Stanley Warneford, Merchant Navy27GreaserKing Edward +
Ewans, James Herbert, Merchant NavyMasterKing Edward
Farmer, Frederick, Merchant Navy49Fireman and TrimmerKing Edward +
Frude, William, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerKing Edward +
Heather, William Henry, Merchant Navy56StewardKing Edward +
Langthorpe, David, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerKing Edward +
Lyall, Gordon, Merchant Navy45Second Engineer OfficerKing Edward +
MacLachlan, Donald William, Merchant Navy23Third Radio OfficerKing Edward +
Massam, Ernest Robert, Merchant NavyChief OfficerKing Edward
McGowan, Francis, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)King Edward +
Moss, George, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanKing Edward +
Newby, Harold, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerKing Edward +
Patterson, William Leslie, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanKing Edward +
Rhodes, Robert William Hewson, Merchant Navy35DonkeymanKing Edward +
Roper, William Woof, RN35Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)King Edward +
Rowe, Charles Mark, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerKing Edward +
Thorley, Percy Frederick, Merchant Navy51Fireman and TrimmerKing Edward +
Wilson, John, RN28Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)King Edward +

26 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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