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 Navy49Master Oilfield +
Arkley, Lancelot Burn, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer Officer Oilfield +
Blake, Henry George, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner) Oilfield +
Bruce, Alexander, Merchant Navy45Chief Officer Oilfield +
Cawthorne, John Ernest, Merchant Navy28Third Officer Oilfield +
Chan Cho, , Merchant Navy48Cook Oilfield +
Chan Fao, , Merchant Navy36Sailor Oilfield +
Chan Hung, , Merchant Navy33Cook Oilfield +
Chan Man, , Merchant Navy21Assistant Steward Oilfield +
Chang Chong, , Merchant Navy33Boy Oilfield +
Cheng For, , Merchant Navy35Quartermaster Oilfield +
Cheng Sui, , Merchant Navy28Carpenter Oilfield +
Chu Chay, , Merchant Navy19Boy Oilfield +
Chung Ping, , Merchant Navy44Fireman Oilfield +
Dai Kai, , Merchant Navy21Sailor Oilfield +
Fong Wo, , Merchant Navy27Sailor Oilfield +
Ho Ngan, , Merchant Navy35Sailor Oilfield +
Ho Tung, , Merchant Navy52Pumpman Oilfield +
Hui Chong, , Merchant Navy30Fireman Oilfield +
Kwok Fook, , Merchant Navy40Donkeyman Oilfield +
Kwong Yeng, , Merchant Navy31Sailor Oilfield +
Lally, Dennis, Merchant Navy19Junior Engineer Officer Oilfield +
Lam Sang, , Merchant Navy38Chief Steward Oilfield +
Lee Shui, , Merchant Navy31Assistant Steward Oilfield +
Li Kwen, , Merchant Navy47Fitter Oilfield +
Loo Swee, , Merchant Navy36Fireman Oilfield +
Lou Len, , Merchant Navy32Fireman Oilfield +
Malloy, James, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer Officer Oilfield +
Mo Chin, , Merchant Navy27Sailor Oilfield +
Mullen, John, Merchant Navy18Third Radio Officer Oilfield +
Ou Fon, , Merchant Navy25Fireman Oilfield +
Seah Mon King, , Merchant Navy32Fireman Oilfield +
Seaton, Harold Jackson, Merchant Navy22Junior Engineer Officer Oilfield +
Somerset, Arthur, Merchant Navy18Apprentice Oilfield +
Stevens, John George, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer Officer Oilfield +
Swann, Frederick, Merchant Navy37Fourth Engineer Officer Oilfield +
Taylor, Robert, Merchant Navy41Engineer Officer Oilfield +
Thomas, Ceiri, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner) Oilfield +
Tsang Ping, , Merchant Navy33Assistant Steward Oilfield +
Williams, Ralph James, Merchant Navy47First Radio Officer Oilfield +
Wong Fong, , Merchant Navy32Mess Room Boy Oilfield +
Wong Kam, , Merchant Navy33Quartermaster Oilfield +
Wong Seek, , Merchant Navy25Sailor Oilfield +
Wong Tam, , Merchant Navy54Boatswain (Bosun) Oilfield +
Wong Yu, , Merchant Navy27Cook Oilfield +
Yen Hing, , Merchant Navy49Storeman Oilfield +
Yu Pim, , Merchant Navy48Chief Cook Oilfield +

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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