Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British rescue ship

Photo courtesy of the Allen Collection

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British rescue ship Pinto.

Aboard Pinto when hit on 8 Sep 1944

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Armitage, Joseph Vincent, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerPinto +
Bentley, Leonard, British Army34Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Pinto +
Binnie, James, British Army24Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Pinto +
Binnie, James Givens Wilson, Merchant Navy47Boatswain (Bosun)Pinto +
Boggs, Laurence Stanley, Merchant Navy59MasterPinto +
Burdett, John Henry, RN27Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Pinto +
Clarke, Edward, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Pinto +
Francis, Hugh Oliver, Merchant Navy50Radio OfficerPinto
Glassey, Edward Divene, Merchant Navy41Chief StewardPinto +
Hillan, Michael, Merchant Navy38DonkeymanPinto +
Lawrence, Halford St. Alban, Merchant Navy19Assistant StewardPinto +
Nicholson, Donald, RN22SignalmanPinto +
Pearson, Cedric, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Pinto +
Reeves, James, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanPinto
Semple, John, Merchant Navy27Second Engineer OfficerPinto +
Shelton, Francis William, Merchant NavySeamanPinto
Sinclair, James Gillan, Merchant Navy36Assistant StewardPinto +
Skilling, Robert Barclay, RN21Sick Berth AttendantPinto
Stephens, Edward John, RNPetty Officer (DEMS gunner)Pinto +
Thomson, Alexander Woodburn, Merchant Navy56Chief Engineer OfficerPinto +

20 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?
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