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 Effna.

Aboard Effna when hit on 28 Feb 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishArthur, Laurence Keith Bruce, Merchant Navy28Chief EngineerEffna +
BritishBanks, Joseph, Merchant Navy31CookEffna +
CanadianBanning, Melvin John, RCNVR20Ordinary Seaman (DEMS gunner)Effna +
BritishBell, William Atkinson, Merchant Navy23FiremanEffna +
BritishBrady, Thomas, Merchant Navy41DonkeymanEffna +
BritishBurdon, Joseph Archibald, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanEffna +
BritishCharlton, John Thomas, Merchant Navy32Chief OfficerEffna +
BritishDavidson, James, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun)Effna +
BritishDay, Ronald Leslie, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerEffna +
BritishDixon, William Creighton, Merchant Navy19Cabin BoyEffna +
BritishFord, Thomas, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanEffna +
BritishFromhold, Frederick William, Merchant Navy20FiremanEffna +
BritishGilchrist, James B., Merchant Navy32FiremanEffna +
BritishHart, Edward Janmart, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanEffna +
BritishHaxby, Alfred, Merchant Navy50DonkeymanEffna +
BritishHenighan, Albert, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanEffna +
BritishHind, Herbert, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanEffna +
BritishJarwick, Andrew Campbell Richardson, Merchant Navy19StewardEffna +
BritishMills, Edward Yellup, Merchant Navy52FiremanEffna +
BritishMilne, Edward, Merchant Navy23Assistant CookEffna +
BritishMoat, William, Merchant Navy39Chief StewardEffna +
BritishPearson, James Owen, Merchant Navy30First Radio OfficerEffna +
BritishPetrie, Gordon, Merchant Navy20Fourth EngineerEffna +
BritishPringle, John, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanEffna +
BritishPurvis, John Stewart, Merchant Navy50FiremanEffna +
BritishRobertson, Robert Penney, Merchant Navy39MasterEffna +
BritishSinclair, Gideon Henry, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerEffna +
BritishSmith, Charles Blakey, Merchant Navy36Second EngineerEffna +
BritishSmith, William Hay, Merchant Navy33DonkeymanEffna +
BritishStewart, John William, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanEffna +
BritishWatson, Ronald Parker, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerEffna +
BritishWeatherstone, Edward, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanEffna +
BritishWheatley, Alfred Edward, Merchant Navy32CarpenterEffna +
BritishYoung, James, Merchant Navy37Third EngineerEffna +

34 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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