Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Paul Johnson Collection

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British steam merchant Otterpool.

Aboard Otterpool when hit on 20 Jun 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAnnandale, Alexander Henry Ralph, Merchant Navy34Third Engineer OfficerOtterpool +
BritishBrown, Alexander, Merchant Navy56Fireman and TrimmerOtterpool +
BritishCooper, William, RM45Corporal (DEMS gunner)Otterpool +
BritishDavies, William, Merchant Navy47GreaserOtterpool +
BritishDavis, Harry Hardy, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerOtterpool +
BritishGibbs, William A., Merchant Navy16Crew memberOtterpool, Roxby
BritishHantman, Henry, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerOtterpool +
BritishJones, John, Merchant Navy51Fireman and TrimmerOtterpool +
BritishMcGee, Charles Edward, Merchant Navy35DonkeymanOtterpool +
BritishMcReynolds, Thomas, Merchant Navy53Fireman and TrimmerOtterpool +
BritishMelvin, William Michael, Merchant Navy40StewardOtterpool +
BritishMillard, Thomas, Merchant Navy53Fireman and TrimmerOtterpool +
BritishMogensen, Jean Viggo Odward, Merchant Navy54CookOtterpool +
BritishO'Shea, Timothy, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerOtterpool +
IrishO’Byrne, Pierce Leonard, Merchant Navy21Radio OfficerOtterpool
BritishPeterson, Leslie, Merchant Navy25GreaserOtterpool +
BritishPrince, Thomas, Merchant Navy38MasterOtterpool +
BritishRatter, John Christopher, Merchant Navy29Third OfficerOtterpool +
BritishRudd, Alfred, Merchant Navy34SailorOtterpool +
BritishSinclair, Alexander, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanOtterpool +
BritishTickle, Arthur, Merchant Navy61Fourth Engineer OfficerOtterpool +
BritishWest, Thomas, Merchant Navy58Chief Engineer OfficerOtterpool +
BritishYearwood, Lewis, Merchant Navy19BoyOtterpool +

23 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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