Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Canadian Star

British motor merchant



Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-3771

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

Aboard Canadian Star when hit on 20 Jul 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Buckwell, Edgar George, Merchant Navy53Chief Engineer OfficerCanadian Star, Canadian Star +
Goody, William Charles, Merchant NavyGunlayerCanadian Star
Hunt, Percival Herbert, Merchant NavyChief OfficerCanadian Star, Canadian Star
Jones, Charles James Whatley, Merchant NavyMasterCanadian Star
Sherratt, Bruce Graham, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerCanadian Star

Aboard Canadian Star when hit on 18 Mar 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Bevan, William Edward, Merchant Navy19Assistant StewardCanadian Star +
Buckwell, Edgar George, Merchant Navy55Chief Engineer OfficerCanadian Star, Canadian Star +
Christie, Thomas, Merchant Navy27DonkeymanCanadian Star +
Clarke-Hunt, , Merchant NavySecond OfficerCanadian Star
Coghlan, John, Merchant Navy18CadetCanadian Star +
Connor, Dennis, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerCanadian Star +
Craighead, Alexander Clifton, Merchant Navy43SurgeonCanadian Star +
Craighead, Ann Elizabeth, Civilian12PassengerCanadian Star +
Early, Henry Thomas Wade, Civilian47PassengerCanadian Star +
Edwards, Fred, Merchant Navy52DonkeymanCanadian Star +
Forbes, John Alexander, Merchant Navy31Second Refrigerator EngineerCanadian Star +
Freeborn, Frederick George Henry, Merchant Navy26StewardCanadian Star
Gee, John, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerCanadian Star +
Grieve, William, Merchant Navy70GreaserCanadian Star +
Hayward, Ernest Harry, RN27Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Canadian Star +
Hughes, Trevor, Merchant Navy40DonkeymanCanadian Star +
Humphries, Leslie Frederick, Merchant Navy36CookCanadian Star +
Hunt, Percival Herbert, Merchant NavyChief OfficerCanadian Star, Canadian Star
Jones, Richard Samuel, Merchant Navy19DonkeymanCanadian Star +
Keyworth, Reginald Herbert, Merchant NavyThird OfficerCanadian Star
Llewellyn, William Eirwyn, Merchant Navy26SailorCanadian Star +
Mack, Harry, Merchant Navy57Chief CookCanadian Star +
Marsh, Cyril, Merchant Navy41Chief Refrigerator EngineerCanadian Star +
Miller, Robert David, Merchant Navy38MasterCanadian Star +
O'Reilly, James Brendan, Merchant Navy20Assistant CookCanadian Star +
Ord, John Hamilton, Civilian2PassengerCanadian Star +
Ord, John Lionel, British Army37Passenger (Colonel)Canadian Star +
Ord, Lesley Maud Hamilton, Civilian36PassengerCanadian Star +
Slater, Samuel, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Canadian Star +
Towers, Albert Irving, Merchant Navy29Junior Engineer OfficerCanadian Star +
Trillo, Verdun, Merchant Navy27Fourth OfficerCanadian Star +
Vincent, Keith St. Clair, Merchant Navy22ElectricianCanadian Star +
Watson, James George, Merchant Navy58CarpenterCanadian Star +
Williams, Stanley, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardCanadian Star +
Wrigley, , RAFPassenger (Wing Commander)Canadian Star
Wrigley, Marjorie, Civilian37PassengerCanadian Star +
Wrigley, Maureen, CivilianPassengerCanadian Star

42 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?
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.