Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor 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 motor merchant Afrika.

Aboard Afrika when hit on 7 Feb 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBelch, George, Merchant Navy41Ordinary SeamanAfrika +
BritishBrook, George, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanAfrika +
BritishClarke, Reginald, Merchant Navy16BoyAfrika +
BritishClinton, George, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanAfrika +
BritishCollins, Owen Louis, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyAfrika +
CanadianCritchell, Joseph, Merchant NavyAssistant StewardAfrika +
NorwegianDanielsen, Arne, Merchant Navy33GreaserAfrika +
BritishDellow, Terence Richard, Merchant Navy22Junior Engineer OfficerAfrika +
CanadianFong, Jack, Merchant NavyAssistant StewardAfrika +
BritishFoulds, Edward Jackson, Merchant Navy21GreaserAfrika +
DanishFrederiksen, Oskar Frode, Merchant Navy43Chief Engineer OfficerAfrika +
DanishHansen, Bernt Hans Asser, Merchant Navy65Chief StewardAfrika +
DanishJensen, Emanuel Broholm, Merchant Navy47MasterAfrika +
DanishJensen, Svend Aage E., Merchant Navy21Able SeamanAfrika +
BritishMellor, Leslie Ernest, Merchant Navy27Junior Engineer OfficerAfrika +
BritishMorgan, Ivor Hughes, Merchant Navy44Junior Engineer OfficerAfrika +
BritishRowley, Ralph, RN36Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Afrika +
BritishShedden, William Murray, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Afrika +
DanishSørensen, Ingolf Kristian Lerche, Merchant Navy47Second Engineer OfficerAfrika +
BritishTarbox, Frederick Cecil, Merchant Navy26Engineer OfficerAfrika +

20 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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