Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

HMS Transylvania (F 56)

British Armed Merchant Cruiser



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 Armed Merchant Cruiser HMS Transylvania (F 56).

Aboard HMS Transylvania (F 56) when hit on 10 Aug 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Buckley, Harold Heath, RN51GunnerHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Burchett, Walter V., RFR34Leading SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Burgoyne, Alexander, NAP23Carpenter’s MateHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Calderwood, Arthur Thomas, NAP25Junior EngineerHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Comiskey, Michael, NAP25FiremanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Foran, James, NAP31Assistant CookHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Harvey, Daniel, NAP35FiremanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Harvey, William, NAP32FiremanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Herbertson, William, NAP34Third StewardHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Hines, Edward, RNR36Petty OfficerHMS Transylvania (F 56)
Hossack, James, NAP38TrimmerHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Hughes, William, NAP25TrimmerHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Jack, Alexander, RNRSeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Jack, Robert Gardner, NAP43Chief StewardHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Jordon, Herbert, RFRAble SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Kellacher, James, RNVR33Able SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Lambert, Levi George, RNOrdinary SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Lees, James Harold Milne, NAP25Sixth EngineerHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Lefevre, John Alexander, RNR52Lieutenant CommanderHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Mackenzie, William, RNVR24Able SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
McFarlan, Arthur, NAP35Chief StorekeeperHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
McFarlane, William, NAP23TrimmerHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
McGrath, Austin, RN26Ordinary SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
McIlree, William, NAP43Second BakerHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
McIntosh, James, NAP43Leading StewardHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
McNicholls, John Thomas, RFRAble SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Miles, Francis Nigel, RN54CaptainHMS Transylvania (F 56)
Nevin, Frank, NAP32TrimmerHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Norgate, Fred, RN50Chief Petty OfficerHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Peletier, Percy Alfred, NAAFI28Canteen ManagerHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Skanes, Lemuel, RN26Able SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Stewart, Robert, NAP38DonkeymanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Thomson, Robert, NAP34DonkeymanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Tingley, Cyril, RN32Leading SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Towill, Joseph Roderick, NAP27CookHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Wallin, Charles E., RN43Able SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Wardrop, Robert, RNVROrdinary SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +
Wear, John George, RNVR20Able SeamanHMS Transylvania (F 56) +

38 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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