Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of the Allen Collection

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

Aboard Rothermere when hit on 20 May 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBirchall, Arthur, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Rothermere +
BritishBissell, Edward Frank, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerRothermere +
BritishHector, John, Merchant Navy43Chief Engineer OfficerRothermere +
BritishHinchliff, Charles Irvine, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanRothermere +
BritishHolden, Thomas, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanRothermere +
BritishHorsley, John Edward, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanRothermere +
BritishJenkins, Frederick Rubine, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerRothermere +
BritishKeenan, John, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerRothermere +
BritishLowther, Herbert, Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerRothermere +
BritishMacaskill, Kenneth John, Merchant Navy28Boatswain (Bosun)Rothermere +
BritishMann, Eric, British Army28Lance Corporal (DEMS gunner)Rothermere +
BritishMcCallum, Frederick, Merchant Navy32Chief StewardRothermere +
BritishMcDougall, Victor Dougald, Merchant Navy40First Radio OfficerRothermere +
BritishMcMillan, Archibald Hall, Merchant Navy35Second Engineer OfficerRothermere +
BritishOlsson, Werner, Merchant Navy51CarpenterRothermere +
BritishPaton, Alexander Clark, Merchant Navy29Second OfficerRothermere +
BritishSandwell, John Brian William, Merchant Navy15Pantry BoyRothermere +
BritishSawkill, Robert Edward, British Army31Private (DEMS gunner)Rothermere +
BritishSime, George McCartney, Merchant Navy47MasterGeraldine Mary, Rothermere +
BritishUtting, Arthur Benjamin, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanRothermere +
BritishWallace, Thomas Dempsey, Merchant Navy24Assistant StewardRothermere +
BritishWhite, Harry Albert Edward, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanRothermere +

22 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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