Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam passenger ship

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 steam passenger ship Yorkshire.

Aboard Yorkshire when hit on 17 Oct 1939

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

NameAgeRankServed on
IndianAbdul Munab, , Merchant Navy41CassabYorkshire +
IndianAdam Khan, , Merchant Navy38TrimmerYorkshire +
BritishArmstrong, Annie Elizabeth, Civilian4PassengerYorkshire +
BritishArmstrong, Hazel, CivilianPassengerYorkshire
BritishArmstrong, Joyce, Civilian2PassengerYorkshire +
BritishArmstrong, Kenneth, CivilianPassengerYorkshire
BritishArmstrong, Margaret, Civilian34PassengerYorkshire +
BritishBeer, Edith Evelyn, Civilian48PassengerYorkshire +
BritishBell, Jane, Civilian29PassengerYorkshire +
BritishBell, John, Civilian1PassengerYorkshire +
BritishBell, Mavis, Civilian4PassengerYorkshire +
BritishBrown, Henry George, Civilian38PassengerYorkshire +
BritishButlin, James Henry, RNVR31Chief Yeoman of SignalsYorkshire +
BritishClark, Reginald Walter Winstanly, RN34Petty Officer TelegraphistYorkshire +
BritishCole, Olive Seline, Civilian32PassengerYorkshire +
IndianDin Muhammad, , Merchant Navy30General ServantYorkshire +
IrishDonnelly-Swift, Patrick, Merchant Navy27Third OfficerYorkshire +
BritishDoolan, Arthur, Merchant Navy24Assistant StewardYorkshire +
BritishEdward, Sophie Campbell, Civilian33PassengerYorkshire +
BritishGemmell, John Kerr, Merchant Navy39Chief OfficerYorkshire +
BritishGilmour, James, Merchant Navy41Third Engineer OfficerYorkshire +
BritishHarrington, Frederick William, Civilian29PassengerYorkshire +
BritishHarris, Deila Doris, Civilian10PassengerYorkshire +
BritishHarris, Edna Joyce, Civilian7PassengerYorkshire +
BritishHarris, Patricia Veronica, CivilianPassengerYorkshire +
BritishHarris, Yvonne Barbara, Civilian2PassengerYorkshire +
BritishHoward, John, Merchant Navy50StewardYorkshire +
BritishHume, Percy Graham, Merchant Navy58Assistant StewardYorkshire +
BritishJones, Francis Joseph, RNChief Yeoman of SignalsYorkshire +
BritishKirkpatrick, Arthur Thomas, Merchant Navy60Assistant StewardYorkshire +
IndianMadu, , Merchant Navy50SeamanYorkshire +
BritishMason, George Henry, Merchant Navy53Assistant StewardYorkshire +
IndianMuhammad Sumru, , Merchant Navy21TrimmerYorkshire +
BritishNutbrown, Charles Frederick, Merchant Navy38BakerYorkshire +
BritishParry, Richard Denis Waltho, Merchant Navy24Sixth Engineer OfficerYorkshire +
IndianPereira, J.S., Merchant Navy53General ServantYorkshire +
BritishPeters, Alexander, Merchant Navy30Assistant StewardYorkshire +
BritishPollitt, Albert Edward, Merchant Navy54Assistant StewardYorkshire +
BritishRathbone, Francis, Merchant Navy29Fourth OfficerYorkshire +
BritishReynolds, Helene, Merchant Navy54StewardessYorkshire +
BritishShepley, Jeanne, British Army25Passenger (Volunteer)Yorkshire +
BritishSlater, Leslie, Merchant Navy23QuartermasterYorkshire +
BritishSmalley, Victor Charles Patrick, Merchant Navy43MasterYorkshire +
BritishStewart, William, Merchant Navy24Seventh Engineer OfficerYorkshire +
BritishWade, Betty Aurielle, Civilian17PassengerYorkshire +
BritishWade, Doreen Winifred, Civilian19PassengerYorkshire +
BritishWade, Winifred, Civilian52PassengerYorkshire +
BritishWilliams, Ernest, Merchant Navy39Assistant StorekeeperYorkshire +
IndianZulmat, , Merchant Navy45HatchmanYorkshire +

49 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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