Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

British Vigilance

British motor tanker


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

Aboard British Vigilance when hit on 3 Jan 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Baker, Frederick, Merchant Navy53Chief StewardBritish Vigilance +
Butler, Francis, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanBritish Vigilance +
Butterwick, John Cranstoun, Merchant Navy37Chief OfficerBritish Vigilance +
Cameron, Denzil Theodore, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerBritish Vigilance +
Child, Francis George, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanBritish Vigilance +
Dawson, George, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)British Vigilance +
Evans, Evan Owen, Merchant NavyMasterBritish Vigilance
Glover, Joseph, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanBritish Vigilance +
Houghton, George Ivan, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyBritish Vigilance +
Leith, Bruce Dorian, Merchant Navy16Assistant StewardBritish Vigilance +
Marshall, Rowland, Merchant Navy53Chief Engineer OfficerBritish Vigilance +
McClean, John, Merchant Navy48GreaserBritish Vigilance +
McPhail, Andrew, Merchant Navy40Assistant CookBritish Vigilance +
Merchant, Harry Cruickshank, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)British Vigilance +
Milligan, George William, Merchant Navy49Second Engineer OfficerBritish Vigilance +
Mutch, Robert, Merchant Navy46GreaserBritish Vigilance +
Newby, Alan Hocking, Merchant NavySecond OfficerBritish Vigilance
Norton, John, Merchant Navy57DonkeymanBritish Vigilance +
Nuttall, William Henry, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanBritish Vigilance +
Parkinson, Arthur Frederick, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanBritish Vigilance +
Parry, John, Merchant Navy28StewardBritish Vigilance +
Rogerson, William Henry, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanBritish Vigilance +
Sherlock, Reginald George, Merchant Navy41GreaserBritish Vigilance +
Short, Wilfred Ernest Albert, Merchant Navy19Cabin BoyBritish Vigilance +
Thomas, James, Merchant Navy52CarpenterBritish Vigilance +
Thompson, Charles, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanBritish Vigilance +
Thompson, Charles Frederick, Merchant Navy65Boatswain (Bosun)British Vigilance +
Welch, William, Merchant Navy46Chief CookBritish Vigilance +
Whiteside, Arthur, Merchant Navy22GreaserBritish Vigilance +

29 persons found - for all attacks on this ship (2).

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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