Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


Canadian steam merchant

Cornwallis under her former name Canadian Transporter. 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 Canadian steam merchant Cornwallis.

Aboard Cornwallis when hit on 3 Dec 1944

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Barry, James W., Merchant Navy18Deck HandCornwallis +
Bonnar, James Vincent, Merchant NavyCrew memberCornwallis
Brewer, Aldon Roderick, RCNVR19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cornwallis +
Cleveland, Lawrence Douglas, Merchant Navy25Second StewardCornwallis +
Comeau, Joseph Gerald, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanCornwallis +
Couves, Roy Littlewood, Merchant Navy26First MateCornwallis +
Cyr, Thomas Simon, RCNVR20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cornwallis +
Dine, Philbert Harry, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerCornwallis +
Fowler, Stephen, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanCornwallis +
Gaythwaite, William, Merchant Navy30OilerCornwallis +
Hamilton, Oswald, Merchant Navy32Assistant CookCornwallis +
Hodder, Jacob George, Merchant Navy21Mess Room StewardCornwallis +
Hopfe, Kenneth Verdun, RCNVR18Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cornwallis +
Jessop, George Bertrand, Merchant Navy18DonkeymanCornwallis +
Jessop, Wayne, Merchant Navy19Fifth Engineer OfficerCornwallis +
Kearney, Patrick James, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanCornwallis +
Kenny, Norman Hagar, Merchant Navy19Able SeamanCornwallis +
La Couvee, Eric Joseph Charles, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerCornwallis +
Le Blanc, Leandre, Merchant Navy28OilerCornwallis +
Lyons, Francis Eugene Thomas, RCNVR18Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cornwallis +
MacDougall, James Bernard Edward, Merchant Navy24FiremanCornwallis +
MacDougall, Roy, Merchant Navy35Fourth Engineer OfficerCornwallis +
MacLellan, Wendell Gregory, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanCornwallis +
Maughan, Edward James, RCNVR32Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cornwallis +
May, Harold Benjamin Dennis, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerCornwallis +
McLaughlin, James, Merchant Navy43Third Engineer OfficerCornwallis +
Murray, John, Merchant Navy62CarpenterCornwallis +
Olsen, George Frederick, Merchant Navy17PantrymanCornwallis +
Pantoff, Andrew Paul, Merchant Navy57Second Engineer OfficerCornwallis +
Perron, Marcel, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerCornwallis +
Perry, Chesley, Merchant Navy33OilerCornwallis +
Peterkin, James George Gordon, RCNVR20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cornwallis +
Quilty, William J., Merchant Navy23FiremanCornwallis +
Robinson, Emerson Horace, Merchant Navy36MasterCornwallis +
Rocque, Ormond, Merchant Navy27ChefCornwallis +
Roy, James Albert, Merchant Navy34Boatswain (Bosun)Cornwallis +
Scott, Herbert Edward, Merchant Navy22OilerCornwallis +
Smith, Roger Galloway, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanCornwallis +
Stewart, David H., Merchant Navy46Second Engineer OfficerCornwallis +
Szuszwal, Nick, RCNVR19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cornwallis +
Wallace, John Wesley, Merchant Navy22Second Radio OfficerCornwallis +
Walsh, John Joseph, Merchant Navy24First Radio OfficerCornwallis +
Whalen, George, Merchant Navy21FiremanCornwallis +
Williams, Joseph Latimer, Merchant Navy61Chief StewardCornwallis +

44 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?
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