Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

British Freedom

British motor tanker

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British motor tanker British Freedom.

Aboard British Freedom when hit on 27 Jun 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBraithwaite, Edward Albert Victor, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishHardy, Robert, Merchant NavyChief OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishMain, Francis, Merchant NavyMasterBritish Freedom
BritishMann, Charles John, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerBritish Freedom

Aboard British Freedom when hit on 14 Jan 1945

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAitken, James, Merchant Navy22Deck HandBritish Freedom
BritishArmstrong, William, 20DEMS gunnerBritish Freedom
BritishAshley, Ronald, Merchant Navy21Sixth Engineer OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishBrand, Anthony, Merchant Navy19Cabin BoyBritish Freedom
BritishBuchanan, Sidney, Merchant Navy53Boatswain (Bosun)British Freedom
BritishButler, John Albert, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanBritish Freedom
BritishCallaghan, Cornellis, Merchant Navy60DonkeymanBritish Freedom
BritishChristie, Arthur, Merchant Navy37Chief CookBritish Freedom
BritishCleland, Richard, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerBritish Freedom
CanadianClinton, Alan, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanBritish Freedom
BritishCopland, John Fordice, Merchant Navy18Galley BoyBritish Freedom
BritishCraigie, Thomas, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanBritish Freedom
BritishDawson, William, 34DEMS gunnerBritish Freedom
BritishEvans, Edward, Merchant Navy18Deck BoyBritish Freedom
BritishFrench, John, 26DEMS gunnerBritish Freedom
BritishFullerton, David, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanBritish Freedom
BritishGay, Jack Ramillies, Merchant Navy19Cabin BoyBritish Freedom
BritishGlasgow, John, Merchant NavyChief OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishGlen, John, Merchant Navy29CarpenterBritish Freedom
BritishGrant, William, 25DEMS gunnerBritish Freedom
BritishGreenwood, Ronald, 21DEMS gunnerBritish Freedom
BritishHamilton, Mathew, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanBritish Freedom
BritishHawling, Albert Norman Gyrd, Merchant Navy21First Radio OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishHayward, Charles, 36DEMS gunnerBritish Freedom
BritishHazel, Harry Frederick, 20DEMS gunnerBritish Freedom
BritishHenderson, William, Merchant Navy33ElectricianBritish Freedom +
BritishHendry, James, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishHill, William Norman, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeBritish Freedom
BritishHodder, Alfred Norman, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishHughes, James, Merchant Navy29Fireman and GreaserBritish Freedom
BritishJamieson, George, Merchant Navy43Fireman and GreaserBritish Freedom
BritishJohnson, Edwin, Merchant Navy21Second CookBritish Freedom
BritishLaing, John, Merchant Navy67Able SeamanBritish Freedom
BritishLawson, Anthony John, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishLee, William, 32DEMS gunnerBritish Freedom
BritishLeybourne, Peter, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeBritish Freedom
BritishMcAra, Thomas, Merchant Navy31Fireman and GreaserBritish Freedom
BritishMcKinnon, John Vernon, Merchant Navy48Second Engineer OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishMcLean, Roderick, Merchant Navy27Fireman and GreaserBritish Freedom
BritishMcLelland, Albert, Merchant Navy33Engine Room StorekeeperBritish Freedom
BritishMcNaughton, Ian Bisset, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeBritish Freedom
BritishMitchell, Norman, 25DEMS gunnerBritish Freedom
BritishMonsen, Martin, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanBritish Freedom
BritishMorris, Frank Llewellyn, Merchant Navy45MasterBritish Freedom
BritishOgg, John Thompson, Merchant Navy41Chief Engineer OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishParkman, Alfred, Merchant Navy44Chief StewardBritish Freedom
BritishParsons, Fredrick John, Merchant Navy22Fifth Engineer OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishRoss, Edward Alan, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeBritish Freedom
BritishSands, John, Merchant Navy42Fireman and GreaserBritish Freedom
BritishShanks, Charles Lamb, Merchant Navy25Mess Room StewardBritish Freedom
BritishSharp, William, Merchant Navy21Fireman and GreaserBritish Freedom
BritishStewart, Ninion James, Merchant Navy22Second Radio OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishSutherland, Alexander, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanBritish Freedom
BritishWest, William, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanBritish Freedom
BritishWhitehead, Wilfred, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishWilliams, Arthur, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanBritish Freedom
BritishWood, Geoffrey, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerBritish Freedom
BritishYoung, John Kennedy, Merchant Navy36Second StewardBritish Freedom

62 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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