Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

HMS Patroclus

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 Patroclus.

Aboard HMS Patroclus when hit on 4 Nov 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAbernethy, Thomas Fraser, NAP41FiremanHMS Patroclus +
BritishArney, Gerald James, RNR39Lieutenant Commander (E)HMS Patroclus +
BritishAspinall, John Francis, NAP18Fireman’s BoyHMS Patroclus +
BritishBarr, John Barclay, RNVR30Surgeon Lieutenant CommanderHMS Patroclus +
BritishBarr, Kenneth Schollar, RNR39ShipwreckedHMS Laurentic (F 51), HMS Patroclus
BritishBarron, Arthur Sydney, NAP30Radio OfficerHMS Patroclus +
BritishBryant, John Ronald, RNR27Lieutenant (S)HMS Patroclus +
BritishBurdett, William, NAP24TrimmerHMS Patroclus +
BritishBurke, Thomas, NAP42StewardHMS Patroclus +
BritishCampbell, Charles, NAPAssistant EngineerHMS Patroclus +
BritishCharleston, George, RNVRAble SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishClarke, Arthur Ernest Charles, RN21Able SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishColeman, Victor Charles, NAP23Radio OfficerHMS Patroclus +
BritishComer, Edward Joseph, NAP21PainterHMS Patroclus +
BritishCoombs, Reginald Charles Henry, NAP56CarpenterHMS Patroclus +
BritishCrank, Frederick Ronald, RN19CadetHMS Patroclus, HMS Salopian (F 94)
BritishDalgleish, James, RNVR20Able SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishDavidson, James, RNR20SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishDewar, John, RNR25SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishDodsworth, George Raven, RNR24SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishDoward, William, NAP33Assistant StewardHMS Patroclus +
BritishEllsum, William Augustin, NAP38TrimmerHMS Patroclus +
BritishFrampton, Frederick, RNPetty OfficerHMS Patroclus +
BritishGillie, Benjamin Edmonds, RNR25Able SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishGoymer, Claude Robert, RN37Petty OfficerHMS Patroclus +
BritishGriffith, Howell Jones, RNRSeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishGriffiths, Alfred, NAP53GreaserHMS Patroclus +
BritishGullage, Frederick William, RN20Ordinary SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishHetherington, Norman, RN23Able SeamanHMS Patroclus
BritishHilliard, Walter Charles, NAP40Leading FiremanHMS Patroclus +
BritishHoward, George Benedict, RNOrdnance Artificer 4th ClassHMS Patroclus +
BritishHoward, William, NAPAssistant StewardHMS Patroclus +
BritishKemp, Alfred Norman, NAP41Senior ElectricianHMS Patroclus +
BritishKemp, Walter Leonard, RN37Petty OfficerHMS Patroclus +
BritishKirkpatrick, Harry, RNRSeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishMansell, Walter William, NAP27FiremanHMS Patroclus +
BritishMason, Eric John Binchie, NAP16Assistant StewardHMS Patroclus +
BritishMcCann, James Patrick, RN60Able SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishMcDonald, John Alexander, RNVR26Able SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishMcGuire, Michael, NAP30Assistant StewardHMS Patroclus +
BritishMirams, Henry George, RN48Chief Petty Officer Sick BerthHMS Patroclus +
BritishMoore, Leslie Bertram, RNAble SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishMorris, Arthur Cecil, RN22Ordinary SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishMurchie, Robert Shields, RNR41LieutenantHMS Patroclus +
BritishMurphy, Andrew, NAP39TrimmerHMS Patroclus +
BritishMyles, George Cumming, RN21Ordnance Artificer 4th ClassHMS Patroclus +
BritishPhimister, Alexander Campbell, RNR24SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishPiddocke, Frederick Stuart, RNR34LieutenantHMS Patroclus +
BritishReid, Thomas, NAP35FiremanHMS Patroclus +
BritishRendle, Ronald Walter William, RN21Ordinary SeamanHMS Patroclus, HMS Bickerton (K 466)
BritishRichardson, Eric, RNR46LieutenantHMS Patroclus +
BritishRimmer, John William, NAP20TrimmerHMS Patroclus +
BritishRoberts, Alec Samuel, NAP23Assistant EngineerHMS Patroclus +
BritishRondeau, Victor Frederick, RN20Able SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishRoy, Thomas, NAPCarpenter’s MateHMS Patroclus +
BritishSaphier, Thomas, NAP22Fireman’s BoyHMS Patroclus +
BritishSore, William Samuel, NAP59Assistant StewardHMS Patroclus +
BritishWade, Charles, RN21Able SeamanHMS Patroclus +
BritishWhyte, James Eric, NAPAssistant EngineerHMS Patroclus +
BritishWynter, Gerald Charles, RN59Captain (Rtd)HMS Patroclus +

60 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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