Ships hit by U-boats

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City of Pretoria

British steam merchant



Photo courtesy of Allan C. Green Collection

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

Aboard City of Pretoria when hit on 4 Mar 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abdul Ghafur, , Merchant NavyGreaserCity of Pretoria +
Abdul Hamid, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Abdul Malik, , Merchant NavySecond TindalCity of Pretoria +
Abdul Malik, , Merchant NavyDeck SerangCity of Pretoria +
Abdul Qadir, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Abdul Samad, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Abdul Samad, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Adamson, John Ferguson, Merchant Navy28Third Engineer OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Akram Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Alavares, Santiago, Merchant NavyPantrymanCity of Pretoria +
Alner, Bertram Percy, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Arfan Ullah, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Ashraf Ali, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Astin, Frank Basil Duncan, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Auliya Mian, , Merchant NavyCassabCity of Pretoria +
Ayash Ghazi, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Azim Ullah, , Merchant NavyGreaserCity of Pretoria +
Ba Fir Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Bangali, , Merchant NavyTopassCity of Pretoria +
Baretto, J.S., Merchant NavyGeneral ServantCity of Pretoria +
Barik Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Barrett, Harold Missildine, Merchant Navy56Passenger (DBS)City of Pretoria +
Basharat Ali, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Bashir Ullah, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Bowman, Ernest Douglas, Merchant Navy22Eight Engineer OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Boyd, David Morton, Merchant Navy20Fifth Engineer OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Brotherton, James, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Brown, Ernest Henry, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Brown, George Crawford, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeCity of Pretoria +
Carson, Jacob, Merchant Navy58Able Seaman and QuartermasterCity of Pretoria +
Cartland, Jack, RN38Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Chand Mian, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Chand Mian, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Clementson, John William, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Coutinho, Antonio, Merchant NavyGeneral ServantCity of Pretoria +
Cox, Alfred Vall, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
D'Costa, Timoto S., Merchant NavySecond CookCity of Pretoria +
D'Costa, Vincent, Merchant NavyGeneral ServantCity of Pretoria +
Daniels, Norman, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Davis, Richard Sidney, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Dean, Kenneth William, Merchant Navy23Passenger (DBS)City of Pretoria +
Deighton, Frank, Merchant Navy42MasterCity of Pretoria +
Dil Chand, , Merchant NavyTopassCity of Pretoria +
Dourado, P., Merchant NavyGeneral ServantCity of Pretoria +
Dunn, James Covell, British Army34Gunner (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Edwards, John Tudor, Merchant Navy30Able Seaman and QuartermasterCity of Pretoria +
Eke, Desmond John, Merchant Navy18CadetCity of Pretoria +
Evans, Robert Myrddin, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Evans, Thomas Edward, British Army29Gunner (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Faiz Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Fernandes, Francis, Merchant NavyThird CookCity of Pretoria +
Fernandes, J., Merchant NavyGeneral ServantCity of Pretoria +
Fernandes, Phillip, Merchant NavyGeneral ServantCity of Pretoria +
Fernandes, Rozario, Merchant NavySaloon TopassCity of Pretoria +
Fernandes, Xavier, Merchant NavyChief CookCity of Pretoria +
Fisher, John, Merchant Navy29Second Engineer OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Garvey, John Henry, Merchant Navy21ApprenticeCity of Pretoria +
Gomes, J., Merchant NavySecond CookCity of Pretoria +
Gray, William Charles George, British Army22Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Grogan, Michael Joseph, British Army35Gunner (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Gulfan, , Merchant NavySaloon TopassCity of Pretoria +
Habib Ullah, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Hashim Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Hashmat Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Hawkins, Edward Alfred Richard, British Army25Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Hooper, Harold, British Army26Gunner (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Howes, Alec Jack, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Ifor Ullah, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Imtiyaz Ullah, , Merchant NavyThird TindalCity of Pretoria +
Jabal Haq, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Jasir Ali, , Merchant NavyGreaserCity of Pretoria +
Joban Ali, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Kala Mian, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Kala Mian, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Kazi Ahmad Ullah, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Long, Leo Joseph, Merchant Navy42First Radio OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Longworth, John, British Army36Gunner (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Lovell, William Alfred, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Mafur Ullah, , Merchant NavyGreaserCity of Pretoria +
McGrogan, James, British Army24Gunner (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
McMillan, William Alexander, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Mendes, Paiziao, Merchant NavyGeneral ServantCity of Pretoria +
Midlen, John Gundry, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Mitchell, Donald James Macfarlane, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Moklesh Rahman, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Muhammad Batir, , Merchant NavyGreaserCity of Pretoria +
Muhammad Mian, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Muhib Ali, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Mukram Ali, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Muqaddas, , Merchant NavyBhandary’s MateCity of Pretoria +
Murshid Mian, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Musharraf Ullah, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Nawab Ali, , Merchant NavyDeck CassabCity of Pretoria +
Nazir Ahmad, , Merchant NavyFirst TindalCity of Pretoria +
Nuttall, Raymond Arthur, British Army30Serjeant (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
O'Neill, Terence, Merchant Navy21ApprenticeCity of Pretoria +
Omda Mian, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Ostar Ali, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Ozoo Mian, , Merchant NavyFirst TindalCity of Pretoria +
Pocock, Leslie William James, Merchant Navy39CarpenterCity of Pretoria +
Qurban Ali, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Rahman Ullah, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Rais Mian, , Merchant NavyGreaserCity of Pretoria +
Rais Mian, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Ramsey, Thomas, Merchant Navy27QuartermasterCity of Pretoria +
Rashid Ali, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Rashid-Ud-Din, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Rath Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Rish, Bernard, Merchant Navy19Passenger (DBS)City of Bombay, City of Pretoria +
Robertson, William Lewis Thornton, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Roshan Ali, , Merchant NavyDonkeymanCity of Pretoria +
Salamat Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Salt, William, Merchant Navy55Passenger (DBS)City of Bombay, City of Pretoria +
Sami Ullah, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Sayers, Albert George, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Sayid Ullah, , Merchant NavyTrimmerCity of Pretoria +
Sazid Ullah, , Merchant NavyBhandaryCity of Pretoria +
Sheraz-Ul-Haq, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Sheraz-Ul-Haq, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Sheraz-Ul-Haq, , Merchant NavyLascarCity of Pretoria +
Sidiq Ali, , Merchant NavyGreaserCity of Pretoria +
Sikandar, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Sikandar Mian, , Merchant NavySecond TindalCity of Pretoria +
Silveira, William Russell Peter Tuxford, Merchant Navy21ApprenticeCity of Pretoria +
Sisterson, Gilbert, Merchant Navy42Chief Engineer OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Smith, William George, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Sona Mian, , Merchant NavyDonkeymanCity of Pretoria +
Sona Mian, , Merchant NavyFireman’s SerangCity of Pretoria +
Stephenson, Walter Farquharson, Merchant Navy19Passenger (DBS)Baron Dechmont, City of Pretoria +
Suroz Ullah, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Thomas, Richard Alan, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeCity of Pretoria +
Thyne, William, Merchant Navy51SurgeonCity of Pretoria +
Tornblom, James Arjum, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeCity of Pretoria +
Towell, Frederick Arthur, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Walker, Antony Keith, Merchant Navy19Fourth OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Ware, Maurice John, Merchant Navy36Chief StewardCity of Pretoria +
Warrent, Harold William, Merchant Navy41Able Seaman and QuartermasterCity of Pretoria +
Watson, Herbert Edward, Merchant Navy20Seventh Engineer OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Watts, John Philip, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Whyte, James Alister, Merchant Navy25Passenger (DBS)City of Cairo, City of Pretoria +
Wild, Ronald, Merchant Navy21Sixth Engineer OfficerCity of Pretoria +
Williams, Frank, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)City of Pretoria +
Yaqub Mian, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +
Yusuf, , Merchant NavyBhandaryCity of Pretoria +
Zohad Ali, , Merchant NavyFiremanCity of Pretoria +

145 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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