Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

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

Aboard Matina when hit on 26 Oct 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishArrowsmith, George, Merchant Navy23Assistant StewardMatina +
BritishBlackburn, Thomas Bruce, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanMatina +
BritishBrown, Reginald Edney Dymore, Merchant Navy53Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishBryant, Charles Herbert, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanMatina +
BritishChamberlain, Arthur Gordon, Merchant Navy26Assistant StewardMatina +
BritishChanter, William Georfie Wolferstan, Merchant Navy40Chief OfficerMatina +
BritishCharlton, Albert Edward, Merchant Navy18Assistant CookMatina +
BritishClare, William, Merchant Navy43Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishConlond, John James, Merchant Navy28Assistant StewardMatina +
BritishDawe, Harold, Merchant Navy47Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishDuggan, Anselm Barachiel, Merchant Navy40First Radio OfficerMatina +
BritishEmmons, Ivor, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishEvans, Leslie, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishEverett, Philip, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishFaithfull, Ivor Raymond, Merchant Navy19SailorMatina +
BritishFinzi, George Earle Winston, Merchant NavySurgeonMatina +
BritishFordham, Mary, Civilian36PassengerMatina +
BritishFox, Patrick Dennis, Merchant Navy33BakerMatina +
BritishGabe, Howell Emanuel, Merchant Navy26Ordinary SeamanMatina +
BritishGeorge, Alexander Jubilee, Merchant Navy43Refrigerator Engineer OfficerMatina +
BritishGraham, Nathaniel, Merchant Navy52Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishHarper, Thomas Frank, Merchant Navy22Junior Engineer OfficerMatina +
BritishHawitt, George Frederick, Merchant Navy38Chief CookMatina +
BritishHector, Gordon Henry, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanMatina +
BritishHill, Gilbert Henry Alfred, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishHolliday, Donald William, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanMatina +
BritishHolmes, Alexander, Merchant Navy61Second Engineer OfficerMatina +
BritishJack, David Alexander, Merchant Navy54MasterMatina +
BritishJones, Henry Bain, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerMatina +
BritishKelly, Daniel, Merchant Navy41GreaserMatina +
BritishKelly, John Patrick, Merchant Navy49Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishKisley, Thomas, Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishLamb, Edward James, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanMatina +
BritishLarsen, Carl Martin, Merchant Navy62GreaserMatina +
BritishLavelle, Hugh, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishLavender, Robert John, Merchant Navy48Able SeamanMatina +
BritishLewis, John William, Merchant Navy54Assistant StewardMatina +
BritishLiddell, Alexander John, Merchant Navy38Assistant StewardMatina +
BritishLindsay, Allan, Merchant Navy28Third OfficerMatina +
BritishLloyd, William James, Merchant Navy43Second Engineer OfficerMatina +
BritishMaltby, Thomas George, Merchant Navy21Carpenter's MateMatina +
BritishMasson, George, Merchant Navy26SailorMatina +
BritishMcCarthy, James, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishMcGrath, Thomas Francis, Merchant Navy45Assistant CookMatina +
BritishMcLaughlin, Robert O'Neil, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanMatina +
BritishMillett, William George, Merchant Navy43StorekeeperMatina +
BritishMorgan, Wilfred, Merchant Navy33Boatswain (Bosun)Matina +
BritishMoss, Frank, Merchant Navy60Chief StewardMatina +
BritishNewsome, John, Merchant Navy50GreaserMatina +
BritishO'Hara, James, Merchant Navy50Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishOrpin, Frank Enoch, Merchant Navy38Third Engineer OfficerMatina +
BritishOsborne, Alfred James, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishPiper, George Frederick, Merchant Navy27Assistant StewardMatina +
BritishPrice, William Henry, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishPrince, Zach, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishPurcell, James William Peat, Merchant Navy36Junior Engineer OfficerMatina +
BritishScott, Sidney James, RM53Corporal (DEMS gunner)Matina +
BritishShaw, Henry Albert, Merchant Navy47Assistant StewardMatina +
BritishSmith, Samuel, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishStidolph, James Edward, Merchant Navy26StewardMatina +
BritishSwale, Eric, Merchant Navy38Second OfficerMatina +
BritishTakle, Jack Leslie, Merchant Navy15Deck BoyMatina +
BritishThomas, W.H., Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishThorner, Philip William David, Merchant Navy35GreaserMatina +
BritishWalden, Edward, Merchant Navy50Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishWatts, Richard, RN37Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Matina +
BritishWatts, Thomas John Elliot, Merchant Navy19Second Radio OfficerMatina +
BritishWebster, Ferdinand, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerMatina +
BritishWhite, Arthur Joseph, Merchant Navy50Chief Engineer OfficerMatina +
BritishWhite, Kenneth Walter James, Merchant Navy25SailorMatina +
BritishWray, William James, Merchant Navy51CarpenterMatina +

71 persons found - for all attacks on this ship (2).

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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