Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Fort Bellingham

British steam merchant




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

Aboard Fort Bellingham when hit on 26 Jan 1944

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Adderson, W., Merchant NavyWater TenderFort Bellingham
Aitcheson, Derek, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Bluck, Thomas George, Merchant Navy29FiremanFort Bellingham +
Brown, C., Merchant NavyWater TenderFort Bellingham
Brown, William Arthur, Merchant Navy22Fifth Engineer OfficerFort Bellingham +
Browning, David, Merchant Navy32Second Engineer OfficerFort Bellingham +
Browning, Robert, RN36Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Burnham, William George, Merchant Navy17Assistant StewardFort Bellingham +
Chard, Kenneth James, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Coats, A.C., Merchant NavyChief StewardFort Bellingham
Cook, Walter James, Merchant Navy47Able SeamanFort Bellingham +
Cree, P.C., Merchant NavyDonkeyman and GreaserFort Bellingham
Crook, Cyril William, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Day, Harry, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Deamer, Eric, Merchant Navy19SailorFort Bellingham +
Denniss, John Frederick Stanley, RNConvoy SignalmanFort Bellingham +
Dowsett, John Edward, Merchant Navy50FiremanFort Bellingham +
Drury, R., DEMS gunnerFort Bellingham
Duckman, Thomas Alfred, Merchant Navy22Senior Ordinary SeamanFort Bellingham +
Dumigan, John Beattie, RN21Convoy SignalmanFort Bellingham +
Dunn, William Robert, Merchant Navy24CarpenterFort Bellingham +
Ellard, Joseph, Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun)Fort Bellingham +
Everett, John L., Merchant NavyFirst OfficerFort Bellingham
Fantham, M., Merchant NavyDonkeymanFort Bellingham
Farrar, A.D., RNYeoman of SignalsFort Bellingham
Few, William Wilfred, Merchant Navy18Junior Ordinary SeamanFort Bellingham +
Gatehouse, A.J., DEMS gunnerFort Bellingham
Gough, W.P., Merchant NavySecond Radio OfficerFort Bellingham
Gourlay, G.E., Merchant NavyChief OfficerFort Bellingham
Green, D., Merchant NavyGalley BoyFort Bellingham
Griffiths, N., British ArmyLeading Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham
Halliday, Robert Leigh, British Army24Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Hart, E.J., Merchant NavyFourth Engineer OfficerFort Bellingham
Haycock, Eric, RNDEMS gunnerFort Bellingham
Hector, H., Merchant NavyDonkeyman and GreaserFort Bellingham
Hook, P., Merchant NavySailorFort Bellingham
Illot, E., DEMS gunnerFort Bellingham
Isaacs, Sidney James, British Army31Gunner (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
James, E.J., British ArmyGunner (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham
Jefford, W.G., Merchant NavyThird OfficerFort Bellingham
Killinger, Eric Murray, Merchant Navy20FiremanFort Bellingham +
Kirby, Kenneth, British Army22Gunner (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Large, Charles Ronald, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Lowe, Roy Gordon, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanFort Bellingham +
Maley, James Ninian, Merchant NavyMasterFort Bellingham
Matthews, Sidney Herbert, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanFort Bellingham +
May, P., Merchant NavySenior Ordinary SeamanFort Bellingham
McAllen, Robert, RNDEMS gunnerFort Bellingham
McKenzie, David, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Mitchell, D.F., RNChief Petty Officer TelegraphistFort Bellingham
Murrant, F., Merchant NavyThird Radio OfficerFort Bellingham
Murray, Peter, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Neal, S., Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanFort Bellingham
Nightingale, A.W., RNConvoy SignalmanFort Bellingham
Norton, Patrick George, Merchant Navy20Mess Room StewardFort Bellingham +
Overrett, P.W., Merchant NavyChief CookFort Bellingham
Pemberton, Douglas Sydney Wallace, British Army28Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Pollett, James Edward, Merchant Navy19Senior Ordinary SeamanFort Bellingham +
Quinn, J., Merchant NavySecond CookFort Bellingham
Roberts, I., Merchant NavyJunior Ordinary SeamanFort Bellingham
Scott, E., DEMS gunnerFort Bellingham
Shepherd, W.H.G., Merchant NavyCabin BoyFort Bellingham
Shoesmith, Walter Henry, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Smith, L.R., Merchant NavyFirst Radio OfficerFort Bellingham
Smith, T.J., Merchant NavySecond OfficerFort Bellingham
Spierling, H., Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerFort Bellingham
Stephen, Benjamin Loose, Merchant Navy27Water TenderFort Bellingham +
Stevenson, William Brown, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerFort Bellingham +
Stokes, Benjamin, Merchant Navy28GreaserFort Bellingham +
Trower, Charles Edward Frank, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyFort Bellingham +
Vaughan, Michael Terrence, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanFort Bellingham +
Wallace, Harvey, British Army30Gunner (DEMS gunner)Fort Bellingham +
Wheeldon, R.O., RNConvoy SignalmanFort Bellingham
Whitehorn, Ivan Walter, RN51Commodore 2nd ClassHMS Aurania (F 28), Fort Bellingham
Widow, L.R., DEMS gunnerFort Bellingham

75 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.