Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

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

Aboard Samala when hit on 30 Sep 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAckroyd, Michael Seymour, Merchant Navy24Second Radio OfficerSamala +
BritishArends, John, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishArnold, George Leslie, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardSamala +
BritishBerg, Abraham Morris, Merchant Navy37Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishBinks, George Monday, Merchant Navy38Second OfficerSamala +
BritishBoland, John, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanSamala +
IrishBreen, William, Merchant Navy56Able SeamanSamala +
BritishBrewer, William, Merchant Navy42StorekeeperSamala +
BritishBryan, George, Merchant Navy43Refrigerator GreaserSamala +
BritishButler, Patrick, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardSamala +
BritishCollings, John, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishCorden, Rowland, Merchant Navy30Second StewardSamala +
BritishCrouch, William, Merchant Navy46Chief Refrigerator EngineerSamala +
BritishCurtis, Sidney, Merchant Navy53Chief CookSamala +
BritishDavis, Francis, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
New ZealandDunn, Frederick Francis, Merchant Navy37Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishFenton, Gustavus, Merchant Navy50First Radio OfficerSamala +
BritishFinlayson, Malcolm Newton, Merchant Navy24SailorSamala +
BritishFishwick, Leslie, Merchant Navy24Second Cook and BakerSamala +
BritishGibbons, John Trevor, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishGidman, William, Merchant Navy19SailorSamala +
BritishGrant, William Ewart Gladstone, Merchant Navy41Chief OfficerSamala +
BritishGunningham, Herbert Francis, Merchant Navy40Assistant StewardSamala +
BritishHalfpenny, Frank Edward, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
IrishHarmon, John, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanSamala +
BritishHarvey, Albert Edward, Merchant Navy53MasterSamala +
BritishHayes, Amos, Merchant Navy46Chief StewardSamala +
BritishHolland, Joseph, Merchant Navy56Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishHopkins, Ronald, Merchant Navy23Assistant StewardSamala +
BritishJohnston, Walter Robert, Merchant Navy25Assistant StewardSamala +
BritishJones, David, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishJones, William Frank, Merchant Navy21Assistant Refrigerator EngineerSamala +
IrishKelly, Thomas, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanSamala +
BritishKrause, James Henry Alexander, Merchant Navy35GreaserSamala +
BritishLavery, Henry, Merchant Navy16Deck BoySamala +
BritishLewthwaite, Joseph, Merchant Navy46Assistant Refrigerator EngineerSamala +
BritishMaddocks, Joseph Patrick, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishMcBride, John, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerSamala +
BritishMcClure, John, Merchant Navy42Third Engineer OfficerSamala +
BritishMcGillivray, Charles, Merchant Navy54Assistant CookSamala +
BritishMcKenna, Bernard, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishMcKenzie, Robert Andrew, Merchant Navy44Second Engineer OfficerSamala +
IrishMcLynn, James, Merchant Navy23CarpenterSamala +
BritishMelville, John Dennis, Civilian18PassengerSamala +
BritishMitchell, Frederick, Merchant Navy40Assistant StewardSamala +
BritishNiblett, Dennis Edmund, Merchant Navy24Third OfficerSamala +
IrishO'Brien, John, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
IrishO'Brien, Patrick, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishParkinson, Joseph, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishParkinson, William James, Merchant Navy23Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishPorteous, George Purdie, Merchant Navy54Chief Engineer OfficerSamala +
BritishPutterill, George, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishReid, Charles, Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
AustralianReid, William, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
IrishReilly, Patrick Joseph, Merchant Navy17SailorSamala +
BritishRoberts, James, Merchant Navy47DonkeymanSamala +
BritishRooney, Joseph, Merchant Navy22Assistant CookSamala +
BritishRowan, John, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishSinclair, Charles Edward, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanSamala +
IrishStephens, William, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanSamala +
BritishSwanney, Thomas, Merchant Navy56Able SeamanSamala +
BritishSwift, John Thomas, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerSamala +
BritishTootell, Thomas, Merchant Navy21SailorSamala +
BritishWalker, Ernest John, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Samala +
BritishWharton, James, Merchant Navy21Carpenter’s MateSamala +
BritishWilliams, Evan, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanSamala +
BritishWyatt, Arthur Parnell, Merchant Navy56Boatswain (Bosun)Samala +

67 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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