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
Anderson, Laurence Robert, Merchant Navy49MasterOilfield +
Arkley, Lancelot Burn, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerOilfield +
Blake, Henry George, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Oilfield +
Bruce, Alexander, Merchant Navy45Chief OfficerOilfield +
Cawthorne, John Ernest, Merchant Navy28Third OfficerOilfield +
Chan Cho, , Merchant Navy48Sailor’s CookOilfield +
Chan Fao, , Merchant Navy36SailorOilfield +
Chan Hung, , Merchant Navy33Fireman’s CookOilfield +
Chan Man, , Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardOilfield +
Chang Chong, , Merchant Navy33Engine Room BoyOilfield +
Cheng For, , Merchant Navy35QuartermasterOilfield +
Cheng Sui, , Merchant Navy28CarpenterOilfield +
Chu Chay, , Merchant Navy19Sailor’s BoyOilfield +
Chung Ping, , Merchant Navy44No. 1 FiremanOilfield +
Dai Kai, , Merchant Navy21SailorOilfield +
Fong Wo, , Merchant Navy27SailorOilfield +
Ho Ngan, , Merchant Navy35SailorOilfield +
Ho Tung, , Merchant Navy52PumpmanOilfield +
Hui Chong, , Merchant Navy30FiremanOilfield +
Kwok Fook, , Merchant Navy40DonkeymanOilfield +
Kwong Yeng, , Merchant Navy31SailorOilfield +
Lally, Dennis, Merchant Navy19Junior Engineer OfficerOilfield +
Lam Sang, , Merchant Navy38Chief StewardOilfield +
Lee Shui, , Merchant Navy31Assistant StewardOilfield +
Li Kwen, , Merchant Navy47FitterOilfield +
Loo Swee, , Merchant Navy36No. 2 FiremanOilfield +
Lou Len, , Merchant Navy32FiremanOilfield +
Malloy, James, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerOilfield +
Mo Chin, , Merchant Navy27SailorOilfield +
Mullen, John, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerOilfield +
Ou Fon, , Merchant Navy25FiremanOilfield +
Seah Mon King, , Merchant Navy32FiremanOilfield +
Seaton, Harold Jackson, Merchant Navy22Junior Engineer OfficerOilfield +
Somerset, Arthur, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeOilfield +
Stevens, John George, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerOilfield +
Swann, Frederick, Merchant Navy37Fourth Engineer OfficerOilfield +
Taylor, Robert, Merchant Navy41Second Engineer OfficerOilfield +
Thomas, Ceiri, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Oilfield +
Tsang Ping, , Merchant Navy33Assistant StewardOilfield +
Williams, Ralph James, Merchant Navy47First Radio OfficerOilfield +
Wong Fong, , Merchant Navy32Mess Room BoyOilfield +
Wong Kam, , Merchant Navy33QuartermasterOilfield +
Wong Seek, , Merchant Navy25SailorOilfield +
Wong Tam, , Merchant Navy54Boatswain (Bosun)Oilfield +
Wong Yu, , Merchant Navy27Second CookOilfield +
Yen Hing, , Merchant Navy49StoremanOilfield +
Yu 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?
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