Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

HMS Whitaker (K 580)

British frigate



Photo courtesy of P. Phelps

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British frigate HMS Whitaker (K 580).

Aboard HMS Whitaker (K 580) when hit on 1 Nov 1944

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NameAgeRankServed on
Arnold, William Robert, RN19Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Ashworth, George Sperry, RN29Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Barnes, Cyril, RN21Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Beaver, Stanley George, RN36Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Biggs, James Emlyn, RN23Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Bland, Frederic Edmund, RN20TelegraphistHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Blount, Edward Charles Walter, RN21Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Bradfield, Peter John, RN18CoderHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Brown, Frank, RNEngine Room Artificer 5th ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Brown, William, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Caffrey, Edward John, RNTelegraphistHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Carr, John Henderson, RN33Leading StokerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Clark, Michael Cyril, RNVR19Sub-LieutenantHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Coats, John Mungall Leiper, RN19SignalmanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Cockbaine, Geoffrey Lloyd Crozier, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Cook, Lawrence, RN25Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Cooke, George Edmund, RN36Petty Officer TelegraphistHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Cubitt, Frederick Henry Albert, RN20Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Dakin, Samuel Charles, RN23Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Dark, Hubert Walter, RN21Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Daunt, Harold Richard, RN24Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Davies, William Edward, RN26Chief Petty OfficerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Dean, James Law, RN26Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Dickinson, Frank, RN19SignalmanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
East, Derrick Arthur, RN19Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Edwards, Arthur, RN21SignalmanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Edwards, Glynn Percy Watkin, RNLieutenantHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Epsworth, George, RN20Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Farley, Richard George, RN24Leading StokerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Feeney, Reginald James Thomas, RN25Leading StokerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Ferguson, George Kenric Ross, RN41CoderHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Forbes, James Reid, RN19Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Forrest, Andrew Campbell, RNVR29Sub-LieutenantHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Fry, Jack David, RN27Chief Engine Room ArtificerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Gater, Daniel Henry, RN20Telegraphist (S)HMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Geddis, Stanley, RN26Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Gibson, Kenneth Fiddies, RN19Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Godfrey, Daniel Joseph, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Gwilt, Dennis, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Harding, Eric Horace, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Harrison, Hugh McLeod, RN19SignalmanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Hazell, Leslie Victor, RN26Petty OfficerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Hendly, Ernest James, RNPetty Officer StokerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Hill, Howard Rowland, RNTelegraphistHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Hosier, Donald Charles, RN19CoderHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Hunt, Stanley Charles, RN44Chief StokerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Jackson, John, RNLieutenantHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Jones, Thomas Henry, RN29Leading StokerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Kellie, Albert Henry, RN25Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
King, Ronald Trevor, RN18SignalmanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Kingsley, Alan Brian, RN21Leading Radio MechanicHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Leather, Thomas Henry, RNAble SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Lee, Desmond, RN21Ordinary SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Lees, Ronald Edward, RN20Engine Room Artificer 5th ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Livermore, Douglas, RNAble SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Longdon, Graham Henry, RN18Stoker 2nd ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Low, John Anderson, RNRLieutenant (E)HMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Machin, Harry Joseph, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
MacLachlan, Laughlan John, RCNVR25LieutenantHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Main, Thomas Pringle, RNPetty OfficerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Mercer, Thomas, RN23Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Milroy, Andrew, RN27Engine Room Artificer 3rd ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Mole, Reginald, RNAble SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Moss, Stanley Arthur Harold, RN28Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
O'Connor, Edward Anthony, RN18Ordinary TelegraphistHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
O'Sullivan, Timothy Joseph, RN23Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Oldfield, William Alfred, RN21Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Peachment, Geoffrey, RN18Ordinary SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Phelps, Ben Gordon, RN25Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Pimblett, Frank, RN20Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Ricketts, William Wallace Hurst, RNVR29LieutenantHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Riddett, John Wilfred, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Roberts, Emrys, RN35Petty Officer StokerHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Rourke, David John, RN21Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Schofield, Albert George, RN25Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Schwarz, John Alan, RCNVR23LieutenantHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Sheen, George Henry, RN18StokerHMS Whitaker (K 580)
Southern, Robert Arthur, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Stanton, Francis James, RN20Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Stevens, Jack, RN20TelegraphistHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Thomas, Evan Ronald, RN19Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Thomas, Frederick Trevor, RNStoker 2nd ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Thorpe, Samuel, RN26Ordinary SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Toole, William, RN20Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Verge, Frederick Sidney, RN19Ordinary SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Waugh, Robert, RN20Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Weeks, Stanley Roy, RN24Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Whelan, Anthony, RN25Stoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Whitley, John Thomas, RN19Able SeamanHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Williams, Llewellyn Emrys, RNStoker 1st ClassHMS Whitaker (K 580) +
Wood, Henry, RN22Crew memberHMS Whitaker (K 580)

91 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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