Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor tanker

Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British motor tanker Oilfield.

Aboard Oilfield when hit on 28 Apr 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAnderson, Laurence Robert, Merchant Navy49MasterOilfield +
BritishArkley, Lancelot Burn, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerOilfield +
BritishBlake, Henry George, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Oilfield +
BritishBruce, Alexander, Merchant Navy45Chief OfficerOilfield +
BritishCawthorne, John Ernest, Merchant Navy28Third OfficerOilfield +
ChineseChan Cho, , Merchant Navy48Sailor’s CookOilfield +
ChineseChan Fao, , Merchant Navy36SailorOilfield +
ChineseChan Hung, , Merchant Navy33Fireman’s CookOilfield +
ChineseChan Man, , Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardOilfield +
ChineseChang Chong, , Merchant Navy33Engine Room BoyOilfield +
ChineseCheng For, , Merchant Navy35QuartermasterOilfield +
ChineseCheng Sui, , Merchant Navy28CarpenterOilfield +
ChineseChu Chay, , Merchant Navy19Sailor’s BoyOilfield +
ChineseChung Ping, , Merchant Navy44No. 1 FiremanOilfield +
ChineseDai Kai, , Merchant Navy21SailorOilfield +
ChineseFong Wo, , Merchant Navy27SailorOilfield +
ChineseHo Ngan, , Merchant Navy35SailorOilfield +
ChineseHo Tung, , Merchant Navy52PumpmanOilfield +
ChineseHui Chong, , Merchant Navy30FiremanOilfield +
ChineseKwok Fook, , Merchant Navy40DonkeymanOilfield +
ChineseKwong Yeng, , Merchant Navy31SailorOilfield +
BritishLally, Dennis, Merchant Navy19Junior Engineer OfficerOilfield +
ChineseLam Sang, , Merchant Navy38Chief StewardOilfield +
ChineseLee Shui, , Merchant Navy31Assistant StewardOilfield +
ChineseLi Kwen, , Merchant Navy47FitterOilfield +
ChineseLoo Swee, , Merchant Navy36No. 2 FiremanOilfield +
ChineseLou Len, , Merchant Navy32FiremanOilfield +
BritishMalloy, James, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerOilfield +
ChineseMo Chin, , Merchant Navy27SailorOilfield +
BritishMullen, John, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerOilfield +
ChineseOu Fon, , Merchant Navy25FiremanOilfield +
ChineseSeah Mon King, , Merchant Navy32FiremanOilfield +
BritishSeaton, Harold Jackson, Merchant Navy22Junior Engineer OfficerOilfield +
BritishSomerset, Arthur, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeOilfield +
BritishStevens, John George, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerOilfield +
BritishSwann, Frederick, Merchant Navy37Fourth Engineer OfficerOilfield +
BritishTaylor, Robert, Merchant Navy41Second Engineer OfficerOilfield +
BritishThomas, Ceiri, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Oilfield +
ChineseTsang Ping, , Merchant Navy33Assistant StewardOilfield +
BritishWilliams, Ralph James, Merchant Navy47First Radio OfficerOilfield +
ChineseWong Fong, , Merchant Navy32Mess Room BoyOilfield +
ChineseWong Kam, , Merchant Navy33QuartermasterOilfield +
ChineseWong Seek, , Merchant Navy25SailorOilfield +
ChineseWong Tam, , Merchant Navy54Boatswain (Bosun)Oilfield +
ChineseWong Yu, , Merchant Navy27Second CookOilfield +
ChineseYen Hing, , Merchant Navy49StoremanOilfield +
ChineseYu Pim, , Merchant Navy48Chief CookOilfield +

47 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.