Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of the Allen Collection

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

Aboard Aracataca when hit on 30 Nov 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Anderson, Reginald William, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerAracataca +
Arends, George, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyAracataca +
Benson, J.L., Merchant NavySecond CookAracataca
Bravery, E.W., Merchant NavyAble SeamanAracataca
Brown, Thomas, Merchant Navy23Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Browne, Samuel, Merchant Navy55MasterAracataca
Butler, Ernest Stephen, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Campbell, Edward, Merchant Navy47Able SeamanAracataca +
Campbell, James, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Caufield, W.C., Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Aracataca
Croker, Walter, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Curran, John, Merchant Navy43Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Daniels, W.C., RNGunnerAracataca
Davidson, J.W., Merchant NavyRefrigeration EngineerAracataca
Dolby, Harold Alfred, Merchant Navy32StorekeeperAracataca +
Dolman, William Edward, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Donaldson, James William, Merchant Navy27Third OfficerAracataca +
Dwyer, James Patrick, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Dwyer, T., Merchant NavyFireman and TrimmerAracataca
Evans, Austin, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardAracataca +
Fitzmaurice, Thomas, Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Flynn, Stephen, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Forrest, Henry, Merchant Navy39Fourth Engineer OfficerAracataca +
Gillham, John, Merchant Navy46Assistant StewardAracataca +
Hare, Leonard William, Merchant Navy22Assistant StewardAracataca +
Healey, John Robert, Merchant Navy26SailorAracataca +
Henzell, O.M., RNPassenger (Midshipman)Aracataca
Hopkins, Herbert, Merchant Navy26DonkeymanAracataca +
Hoxell, J., Merchant NavyAble SeamanAracataca
Jones, Llewellyn Gwyn, Merchant Navy33Chief StewardAracataca +
Jordan, George William, Merchant Navy19SailorAracataca +
Kelly, Thomas, Merchant Navy27Carpenter's MateAracataca +
Lanman, Cyril Keith, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanAracataca +
Miller, Edward, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeAracataca +
Milne, R.J., Merchant NavyAssistant StewardAracataca
Mulholland, Frank, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerAracataca
Newton, Kenneth, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerAracataca +
Palmer, W., Merchant NavyAble SeamanAracataca
Porter, Sylvester, Merchant Navy19Assistant CookAracataca +
Pritchard, Frederick George, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardAracataca +
Rawlinson, Thomas Winder, Merchant Navy37Third Engineer OfficerAracataca +
Rees, Daniel John, Merchant Navy49GreaserAracataca +
Sheridan, J., Merchant NavyChief CookAracataca
Shiach, John, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerAracataca
Smith, H., Merchant NavyFireman and TrimmerAracataca
Smith, James Francis, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Thomson, George, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanAracataca +
Venn, James, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerAracataca +
Walsh, Myles, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanAracataca
Watson, Eustace, Merchant Navy36GreaserAracataca +
Weedon, John B., Merchant Navy28Assistant CookAracataca +
Wilson, James, Merchant Navy60GreaserAracataca +

52 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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