Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2142

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

Aboard Dalblair when hit on 29 Aug 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBovingdon, Leonard, RM42Marine (DEMS gunner)Dalblair +, Alida Gorthon +
BritishBruton, John Herbert, Merchant Navy59MasterDalblair +, Alida Gorthon +
BritishCraig, James Alexander, Merchant Navy43Third Engineer OfficerDalblair +
BritishEaton, Philip Aubrey Oliver, Merchant Navy27Second Engineer OfficerDalblair +
BritishGallimore, Morris, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerDalblair +
BritishHarkus, Thomas Pierce, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanDalblair +
IndianIsmail Mohamed, , Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerDalblair +
BritishJacobson, John George, Merchant Navy34Boatswain (Bosun)Dalblair +
IndianKhan Dado, , Merchant Navy44Donkeyman and GreaserDalblair +
IndianKhan Mohamed, , Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerDalblair +
BritishKinsey, John Ivor, Merchant Navy33First Radio OfficerDalblair +
IndianMajid Abdul, , Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerDalblair +
BritishMcKinlay, Thomas Cunningham, Merchant Navy19Second Radio OfficerDalblair +
IndianNathu Mian, , Merchant Navy29Donkeyman and GreaserDalblair +
BritishOxley, Roy Wilson, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeDalblair +
BritishReid, John, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanDalblair +
BritishSmith, Benjamin Jamesion, Merchant Navy36CookDalblair +
BritishStanley, John, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanDalblair +
BritishThompson, Claude Ashworth Walker, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerDalblair +
BritishThorn, Leonard Jack Shepherd, Merchant Navy29Chief StewardDalblair +
BritishTyler, Ernest Edward, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanDalblair +
AustralianWarren, Gordon Ambrose, Merchant Navy23SailorDalblair +
BritishWhittaker, James, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyDalblair +
BritishWise, Norman, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeDalblair +

24 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.