Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

HMCS Esquimalt (J 272)

Canadian Fleet minesweeper



HMCS Esquimalt (J 272)

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the Canadian Fleet minesweeper HMCS Esquimalt (J 272).

Aboard HMCS Esquimalt (J 272) when hit on 16 Apr 1945

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NameAgeRankServed on
Bellazzi, Joseph Oliver Fernand, RCNR30SkipperHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Berge, Olaf Elmer, RCNVR20Stoker 1st ClassHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Bland, John Basil, RCNVR21StokerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Carlsen, Harvey Morris, RCNVR19Stoker 1st ClassHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Clancy, Gregory Joseph, RCNVR20TelegraphistHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Conn, James Ralph, RCNVR30Leading StewardHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Devins, James Edward, RCNR28StokerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Downie, Byron Ross, RCNVR23Leading TelegraphistHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Ducharme, Joseph Roger Daniel, RCNVR19Able SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Dunlop, Ronald Ewing, RCNVR37Motor MechanicHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Eadie, Clifford John, RCNVR25Able SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Edwards, Charles, RCNVR18Able SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Fanning, Huntley Allison, RCNVR23Electrical ArtificerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Fitzpatrick, William, RCNVR24Able SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Gallagher, Anthony, RCNVR20StokerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Granahan, Edward John, RCNVR25Leading SignalmanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Hedstrom, Arnold Douglas, RCNVR22Leading Sick Berth AttendantHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Henderson, William James, RCN23TelegraphistHMCS Esquimalt (J 272)
Hughes, David Anderson, RCNVR24Leading Stores AssistantHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Jacques, Carlton John, RCNVR25Engine Room ArtificerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Johnston, Howard Elmer, RCNVR34Motor MechanicHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Knight, Herbert Russel, RCNVR24Leading SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Knowles, John Chesworth, RCN21Petty OfficerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Kynman, Albert, RCNR36Chief Petty OfficerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Le Drew, Frederick, RCNVR26Leading StokerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Leroux, Leo Joseph, RCNVR19Able SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
MacMillan, Robert Cunningham, RCNVRLieutenantHMCS Esquimalt (J 272)
McConnell, Lawrence Michael, RCNVR24Leading SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
McIntyre, Thomas James, RCNVR32Leading CookHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Monachan, John Martin, RCNVR20Able SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Parker, Jack Reginald, RCNVR36LieutenantHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Partington, Richard, RCNVR25Leading SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Peddie, Roy Norman, RCNVR19StewardHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Pool, Ralph Bradford, RCNVR36ShipwrightHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Porter, John Clifford, RCNVR21Chief Motor MechanicHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Roberts, James Elder, RCNR36Warrant EngineerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Schwenger, Arthur C., RCNAble SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272)
Shave, Chesley Norman, RCNR44Chief Engine Room ArtificerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Smart, John Morris Gregory, RCNVR21LieutenantHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Smith, Kenneth Harry, RCNVR19Able SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Stafford, John Hamish, RCNVR24Leading CoderHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Stanley, James Clifford, RCNVR19Able SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Trudel, Joseph Mailly Rodrigue, RCNVR22StokerHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Ware, William John, RCNVR23TelegraphistHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
White, Donald Winchester, RCNVR32Able SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Whitehead, Bruce Mansell, RCNVR27Sub-LieutenantHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +
Zbarsky, Ralph, RCNVR21Able SeamanHMCS Esquimalt (J 272) +

47 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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