Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Clarence Hemeon

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

Aboard Grayburn when hit on 29 Jun 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
CanadianAdams, Alfred Joseph, Merchant NavyFiremanGrayburn +
BritishBradford, William, British ArmyGunner (DEMS gunner)Grayburn +
BritishBrignall, Edward John, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerGrayburn +
BritishBrown, Edwin Ernest George, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanGrayburn +
BritishBrown, Sydney, Merchant Navy41Third Engineer OfficerGrayburn +
BritishBuchanan, Donald, Merchant Navy19SailorGrayburn +
CanadianChafe, Albert, Merchant NavyFiremanGrayburn +
BritishChurch, Ernest Frederick, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerGrayburn +
BritishCoghlan, Patrick Francis, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Grayburn +
BritishCollins, Edmund J., Merchant NavyAble SeamanGrayburn
BritishCrickmore, Robert Frederick, British Army24Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Grayburn +
BritishDiver, John, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerGrayburn +
BritishFarrell, James, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerGrayburn +
BritishHadaway, James, Merchant Navy43Fireman and TrimmerGrayburn +
CanadianHardy, Claude, Merchant NavyFireman/TrimmerGrayburn +
BritishHarrison, Herbert Allworthy, Merchant Navy30First Radio OfficerGrayburn +
CanadianHemeon, Kenneth Smith, Merchant Navy36Second CookGrayburn +
BritishKirkaldy, Angus Black, Merchant Navy28Second Engineer OfficerGrayburn +
BritishKnights, Ronald William, British Army19Gunner (DEMS gunner)Grayburn +
BritishLowe, Oscar Chesterfield, Merchant Navy29CookGrayburn +
BritishMatthews, William Henry, Merchant Navy40Chief Engineer OfficerGrayburn +
BritishMcIntosh, James, Merchant Navy68Boatswain (Bosun)Grayburn +
BritishMcMillan, Nathaniel, Merchant Navy23Fifth Engineer OfficerGrayburn +
BritishMullin, William Terence, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Grayburn +
BritishNeal, William Edward, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerGrayburn +
BritishPayne, David Hilton, Merchant Navy46StewardGrayburn +
CanadianRose, Alonzel, Merchant NavySailorGrayburn +
BritishSalmon, Lewis, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Grayburn +
BritishScott, Samuel, Merchant Navy36DonkeymanGrayburn +
CanadianSlade, Walter, Merchant Navy33Third OfficerGrayburn +
BritishSmith, Elvin Henry Greenyer, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanGrayburn +
BritishSmith, Harold William Prew, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Grayburn +
CanadianStratton, Heber, Merchant Navy28Second OfficerGrayburn +
CanadianSygrove, John William, Merchant NavyMasterGrayburn +
CanadianWade, Thomas, Merchant Navy57Able SeamanGrayburn +
BritishWitton, Alec George, British Army24GunnerGrayburn +

36 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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