Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

HMS Astronomer

British boom defence vessel

Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British boom defence vessel HMS Astronomer.

Aboard HMS Astronomer when hit on 1 Jun 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBrand, Douglas, Merchant Navy23Fireman and TrimmerHMS Astronomer +
BritishEgerton, John James, Merchant NavyMasterHMS Astronomer
BritishRoss, Graham, NAP20Fireman & TrimmerHMS Astronomer
BritishSmith, James Low, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanHMS Astronomer +
BritishTough, Alex, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerHMS Astronomer +

5 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.