Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

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

Aboard Holmelea when hit on 28 Feb 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAdam, James Livie, Merchant Navy30Assistant StewardHolmelea +
BritishAllan, William Phillip, Merchant Navy18CadetHolmelea +
BritishBage, Joseph, Merchant Navy23CookHolmelea +
BritishBollen, Ivor John, Merchant Navy21Radio OfficerHolmelea +
South AfricanBrophy, Michael, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerHolmelea +
BritishBrown, John, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanHolmelea +
BritishClark, George William, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerHolmelea +
BritishCottrell, Robert Clasper, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanHolmelea +
BritishDuncan, Douglas, Merchant Navy49Chief StewardHolmelea +
BritishFletcher, Edward Colburn, Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerHolmelea +
BritishGarforth, John, RFR34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Holmelea +
BritishGraham, George, Merchant Navy58Fireman and TrimmerHolmelea +
BritishHammill, Francis James, Merchant Navy63Able SeamanHolmelea +
BritishHay, Thomas, Merchant Navy23Ordinary SeamanHolmelea +
BritishHaynes, Charles, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanHolmelea +
BritishJayden, Frank, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyHolmelea +
BritishKnowles, John, Merchant Navy54Chief Engineer OfficerHolmelea +
BritishMarouli, William, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerHolmelea +
BritishMcInnes, Donald, Merchant Navy36Fireman and TrimmerHolmelea +
BritishMeyer, Arthur Gordon, Merchant Navy33SailorHolmelea +
BritishOliver, Joseph, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerHolmelea +
BritishPollock, James, Merchant Navy18Galley BoyHolmelea +
BritishPotts, John Robert, Merchant Navy32MasterThornlea, Holmelea +
BritishSmith, William Howard, Merchant Navy58Third Engineer OfficerHolmelea +
BritishStory, Russell, Merchant NavyChief OfficerHolmelea
BritishSturrock, Joseph, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerHolmelea +
BritishTilley, John Leonard, Merchant Navy50Second Engineer OfficerHolmelea +
BritishVerrill, John, Merchant Navy33Boatswain (Bosun)Holmelea +
BritishWood, Bernard, Merchant Navy20CadetHolmelea +

29 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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