Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-4430

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

Aboard Elmdene when hit on 8 Jun 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAldcroft, Basil, Merchant Navy18SeamanElmdene
BritishBeresford, Douglas, Merchant Navy23Ordinary SeamanElmdene
BritishBrown, Ernest, Merchant Navy25SeamanElmdene
BritishByford, Harold, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanElmdene
BritishClark, Gordon, Merchant Navy36StewardElmdene
BritishClay, Ralston, Merchant Navy30Radio OfficerElmdene
BritishCrane, Ernest, Merchant Navy26Marine EngineerElmdene
BritishDixon, John, Merchant Navy20CadetElmdene
BritishDonnelly, Henry, Merchant Navy17Able SeamanElmdene
BritishFear, Ernest, Merchant Navy51MasterElmdene, Glendene +
BritishHanley, John, Merchant Navy36SeamanElmdene
BritishHarlow, Mathew, Merchant Navy46SeamanElmdene
BritishHarris, Ernest, Merchant Navy50SeamanElmdene
BritishHartley, Thomas, Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerElmdene
BritishHarvey, Alexander, Merchant Navy25Radio OfficerElmdene
BritishJohnston, Joseph, Merchant Navy40SeamanElmdene
BritishKing, George, Merchant Navy21SeamanElmdene
BritishKirkland, William, Merchant Navy51SeamanElmdene
BritishKroble, Harold, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanElmdene
BritishLebrun, Arthur, Merchant Navy19Navigating OfficerElmdene
BritishLiddle, Ralph, Merchant Navy38SeamanElmdene
BritishMcDonald, Charles Dennis, Merchant Navy20SeamanElmdene
BritishMesse, James, Merchant Navy25SeamanElmdene
BritishMorgan, John, Merchant Navy21EngineerElmdene
BritishPeacock, William, Merchant Navy59EngineerElmdene
BritishRobinson, Peter, Merchant Navy33Navigating OfficerElmdene
BritishSalvage, John, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanElmdene
BritishSmith, Anthony, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanElmdene
BritishTaylor, Roy, Merchant Navy20StewardElmdene

29 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.