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 Officer Aracataca +
Arends, George, Merchant Navy17Deck Boy Aracataca +
Benson, J.L., Merchant NavySecond Cook Aracataca
Bravery, E.W., Merchant NavyAble Seaman Aracataca
Brown, Thomas, Merchant Navy23Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Browne, Samuel, Merchant Navy55Master Aracataca
Butler, Ernest Stephen, Merchant Navy20Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Campbell, Edward, Merchant Navy47Able Seaman Aracataca +
Campbell, James, Merchant Navy26Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Caufield, W.C., Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun) Aracataca
Croker, Walter, Merchant Navy20Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Curran, John, Merchant Navy43Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Daniels, W.C., RNGunner Aracataca
Davidson, J.W., Merchant NavyRefrigeration Engineer Aracataca
Dolby, Harold Alfred, Merchant Navy32Storekeeper Aracataca +
Dolman, William Edward, Merchant Navy35Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Donaldson, James William, Merchant Navy27Third Officer Aracataca +
Dwyer, James Patrick, Merchant Navy24Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Dwyer, T., Merchant NavyFireman and Trimmer Aracataca
Evans, Austin, Merchant Navy20Assistant Steward Aracataca +
Fitzmaurice, Thomas, Merchant Navy44Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Flynn, Stephen, Merchant Navy34Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Forrest, Henry, Merchant Navy39Fourth Engineer Officer Aracataca +
Gillham, John, Merchant Navy46Assistant Steward Aracataca +
Hare, Leonard William, Merchant Navy22Assistant Steward Aracataca +
Healey, John Robert, Merchant Navy26Sailor Aracataca +
Henzell, O.M., RNPassenger (Midshipman) Aracataca
Hopkins, Herbert, Merchant Navy26Donkeyman Aracataca +
Hoxell, J., Merchant NavyAble Seaman Aracataca
Jones, Llewellyn Gwyn, Merchant Navy33Chief Steward Aracataca +
Jordan, George William, Merchant Navy19Sailor Aracataca +
Kelly, Thomas, Merchant Navy27Carpenter's Mate Aracataca +
Lanman, Cyril Keith, Merchant Navy17Ordinary Seaman Aracataca +
Miller, Edward, Merchant Navy18Apprentice Aracataca +
Milne, R.J., Merchant NavyAssistant Steward Aracataca
Mulholland, Frank, Merchant Navy22Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca
Newton, Kenneth, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer Officer Aracataca +
Palmer, W., Merchant NavyAble Seaman Aracataca
Porter, Sylvester, Merchant Navy19Assistant Cook Aracataca +
Pritchard, Frederick George, Merchant Navy18Assistant Steward Aracataca +
Rawlinson, Thomas Winder, Merchant Navy37Third Engineer Officer Aracataca +
Rees, Daniel John, Merchant Navy49Greaser Aracataca +
Sheridan, J., Merchant NavyChief Cook Aracataca
Shiach, John, Merchant NavyChief Engineer Officer Aracataca
Smith, H., Merchant NavyFireman and Trimmer Aracataca
Smith, James Francis, Merchant Navy30Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Thomson, George, Merchant Navy22Able Seaman Aracataca +
Venn, James, Merchant Navy25Fireman and Trimmer Aracataca +
Watson, Eustace, Merchant Navy36Greaser Aracataca +
Weedon, John B., Merchant Navy28Assistant Cook Aracataca +
Wilson, James, Merchant Navy60Greaser Aracataca +

51 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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