Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2694

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

Aboard Silverpalm when hit on 12 Jun 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAlkin, Horace Verrier, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeSilverpalm +
CanadianBradshaw, Arthur Ronald, Merchant Navy17CadetSilverpalm +
BritishBudd, Ronald, Merchant Navy33Senior Second Engineer OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishButler, Ronald Gordon, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
BritishCampbell, Hugh, Merchant Navy56Passenger (Chief Engineer Officer)Silverpalm +
BritishCrane, Arthur Desmond, British Army24Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
BritishCreegan, Frederick, Merchant Navy23First Radio OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishDrake, Norman William Thomas, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeSilverpalm +
BritishEdwards, Harry Allen, RN45Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
BritishForrest, Thomas, British Army29Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
BritishHatcher, Leonard, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
BritishHunter, Henry William, Merchant Navy33Chief OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishJackson, Harold George, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
BritishLedgard, Harry, RM42Marine (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
ChineseLee Yuan, , Merchant NavyGreaserSilverpalm +
BritishLogan, Henry Campbell, Merchant Navy29Senior Third Engineer OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishMaynard, Harold Melville, Merchant Navy17Junior Radio OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishMcCallum, Thomas, Merchant Navy28Junior Second Engineer OfficerSilverpalm +
CanadianMcLarty, Robert Cooper, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeSilverpalm +
BritishMitchell, Edward, Merchant Navy27Second OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishMitchell, Joseph Green, Merchant Navy28Passenger (Third Engineer Officer)Silverpalm +
CanadianPallant, Arthur Arnold, Merchant Navy26Fifth Engineer OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishPallett, Richard Leng, Merchant Navy44MasterSilverpalm +
BritishPatterson, John, British Army27Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
BritishRothwell, Thomas Holmes, Merchant Navy32Senior Radio OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishSceans, Leslie, Merchant Navy23Junior Fourth Engineer OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishSmith, Andrew, British Army29Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
BritishStenhouse, William, Merchant Navy26Senior Fourth Engineer OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishStephenson, George Cuthbert Reid, Merchant Navy31Passenger (Chief Officer)Silverpalm +
BritishSullivan, Frederick William, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
BritishSutherland, David, Merchant Navy31Junior Third Engineer OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishThorne, Henry, Merchant Navy50Chief Engineer OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishTopham, Robert John, British Army29Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silverpalm +
CanadianWatts, Trevor George, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerSilverpalm +
BritishWilliamson, Alexander Morton, Merchant Navy32ElectricianSilverpalm +

35 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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