Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

HMS Asphodel (K 56)

British corvette



Photo from Imperial War Museum (IWM), FL-1109

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British corvette HMS Asphodel (K 56).

Aboard HMS Asphodel (K 56) when hit on 10 Mar 1944

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Allison, Claude Robert James, RN24SignalmanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Alsop, Thomas Richard, RN27Leading StokerHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Ashmore, Leslie Herbert, RN20Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Atkinson, Charles Edward, RN24Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Barber, Sidney William, RN21Stoker 1st ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Barringer, George Ronald, RN22Ordinary SignalmanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Batten, Douglas Francis, RN23CoderHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Bell, John Russell Stewart, RNVR20Sub-LieutenantHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Binsted, Peter B., RN23LieutenantHMS Asphodel (K 56)
Birch, Charles Duncan, RN36Petty OfficerHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Black, Andrew, RN27Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Blackwell, Percy Leonard, RNEngine Room Artificer 3rd ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Borthwick, Alexander Heaford, RN23Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Boyd, Joseph John, RN21Stoker 1st ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Bradley, David, RN22Stoker 1st ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Brookes, Leslie Thomas, RN24Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Bruorton, Henry Francis Wynn, RNZNVR31LieutenantHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Cannings, Arthur Herbert, RNLeading SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Chanin, Ronald Sidney, RN24Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Chapman, Geoffrey Robert, RNAble SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Cleburne, Michael Richard Royston T., RNVRLieutenantHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Coe, Kenneth Benjamin, RN21Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Cowan, James Duncan, RN32Sick Berth AttendantHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Crummey, Edwin Wilson, RN25Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Daly, Brian Leslie, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Davie, Frederick George, RN25Petty Officer StokerHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Denness, Basil William Kennett, RM24MusicianHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Dickson, Malcolm McIntyre, RNStoker 2nd ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Donovan, Frederick James, RN22TelegraphistHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Downes, Joseph Albert, RN18Stoker 2nd ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Edwards, Douglas Humphrey, RN17Boy TelegraphistHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Elder, Arthur Henry, RN18Stoker 2nd ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Elliott, Henry George, RN42Chief MechanicianHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Featherstone, Patrick Francis, RN31Petty Officer StokerHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Flynn, Edward, RN26Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Foggin, John, RN36CoderHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Frankland, Alfred Benjamin, RN29Leading StewardHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Green, William, RNVRLeading SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Halliday, Michael Albert, RNZNR30LieutenantHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Hawkey, Norman William, RN33SignalmanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Head, Leonard Edwin James, RN26Leading StokerHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Heggie, Hugh Waugh, RN23Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Hibberd, Charles William George, RN24Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Holgate, Deryk, RN21Petty Officer Radio MechanicHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Holmes, Arthur, RN30Leading SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Howard, Kenneth James, RN21Stoker 1st ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Hudson, Frank Holmes, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Hunter, Alan, RN21Stoker 1st ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Iveson, James, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Joseph, George, RN22Leading SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Kent, Harold William, RNAble SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Kenward, Bertie, RN44Leading SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
King, Walter Thomas, RNTelegraphistHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Leary, William, RN24Leading Cook (S)HMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Leppard, Frank Gordon, RN19Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Lilley, Jack, RN29Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
MacLeod, George, RN26Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Malone, John, RN27StewardHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Malone, Michael, RNAble SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Mashford, William Robert, RN18Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Mole, Arnold James, RN20Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Murphy, James Joseph, RNAble SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Murray, Thomas Francis, RNLeading SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Nicholson, Sidney Horace, RNAble SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Ollerton, John, RN33Ordnance Mechanic 5th ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Owens, Francis William, RN24Cook (O)HMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Payne, Arthur William, RNAble SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Perry, James, RN41Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Perry, Sidney, RN25Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Pollock, Francis William, RN29Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Poole, Francis Kevin, RN20SignalmanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Porter, William Thomas, RN20Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Powell, Ronald Arthur, RN23Leading Supply AssistantHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Powls, Cyril, RN27Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Quinlan, Daniel, RN25Leading TelegraphistHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Quinn, John Patrick, RN21Leading SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Raw, Kenneth, RN33Leading CoderHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Reader, Leonard Ernest, RN19Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Riches, Peter William, RN19StewardHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Shallis, Victor Albert Leslie, RNVRLeading SignalmanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Short, John, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Slack, Thomas, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Smith, Frank Leonard, RN20Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Stapleton, Kitchener, RN26Leading StokerHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Strayton, Gerald Hastings, RN21Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Tonkin, Louis John, RN20Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Tunnicliffe, Ronald, RN21Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Walter, Jack Vernon, RNR36Chief Petty OfficerHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Whetstone, William, RN44Petty Officer StokerHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Whitehead, Arthur, RN21Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Willett, Anthony Peter, RNVR22Sub-LieutenantHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Wood, George Henry, RN23Able SeamanHMS Asphodel (K 56) +
Young, James, RNPetty Officer StokerHMS Asphodel (K 56) +

93 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?
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.