Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

North Britain

British steam merchant


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

Aboard North Britain when hit on 5 May 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Anstee, Roy Edward, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerNorth Britain +
Barker, John Eric, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerNorth Britain +
Barnard, Ernest Manley, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerNorth Britain +
Baxter, Major Alfred, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
Bright, John Lamsdale, Merchant Navy38MasterNorth Britain +
Cameron, Alexander, Merchant Navy47Donkeyman and GreaserNorth Britain +
Campbell, Joseph, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanNorth Britain +
Cullen, William, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
Currell, Herbert, RN36Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
Curtis, John Redpath, Merchant Navy23CookNorth Britain +
Dougherty, Brian, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
Downie, Ernest, Merchant Navy43Chief StewardNorth Britain +
Duffy, James, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +
Foster, Thomas William, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
Gillon, Patrick, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanNorth Britain +
Harrison, Lewis William, Merchant Navy22First Radio OfficerNorth Britain +
Leivars, Cyril, Merchant Navy21TrimmerNorth Britain +
Leslie, Alexander, Merchant Navy28CarpenterNorth Britain +
McGhee, Hugh, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +
McGuigan, Robert Alexander, Merchant Navy43Donkeyman and GreaserNorth Britain +
McGuinness, Charles, Merchant Navy38Assistant CookNorth Britain +
Mead, William John, Merchant Navy32SailorNorth Britain +
Miller, Donald, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyNorth Britain +
Murray, Thomas, Merchant Navy59Second Engineer OfficerNorth Britain +
Newcombe, James Thomas, RN28Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
Palmer, William Joseph, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun)North Britain +
Pearce, Edward John, Merchant Navy21SailorNorth Britain +
Quinn, Francis, Merchant Navy54Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +
Reid, Henry James, Merchant Navy48Chief OfficerNorth Britain +
Sheeran, Kevin, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +
Smith, Richard, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +
Stephen, William Grant, Merchant Navy25Donkeyman and GreaserNorth Britain +
Turley, George, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanNorth Britain +
Wedgeworth, James Morrow, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +

34 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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