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 Designer.

Aboard Designer when hit on 9 Jul 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
IndianAbbas Ali, , Merchant Navy25TrimmerDesigner +
IndianAbdul Haq, , Merchant Navy29Second TindalDesigner +
IndianAbdul Latif, , Merchant Navy34LascarDesigner +
IndianAbdul Rahman, , Merchant Navy43Pantryman and General ServantDesigner +
IndianAbdul Wahid, , Merchant Navy29FiremanDesigner +
IndianAbdur Husain, , Merchant Navy36FiremanDesigner +
IndianAbdur Rahman, , Merchant Navy34FiremanDesigner +
IndianAbdus Salam, , Merchant Navy48Lascar BhandaryDesigner +
IndianAbdus Shakur, , Merchant Navy36Second CookDesigner +
IndianAkbar Ali, , Merchant Navy51Cook and BakerDesigner +
IndianAkram Ali, , Merchant Navy40FiremanDesigner +
IndianAsrath Ullah, , Merchant Navy34GreaserDesigner +
BritishBarrett, John James, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardDesigner +
South AfricanBirtwhistle, John, Merchant Navy20Fourth OfficerDesigner +
BritishCorrie, Paul Ashwell Boyd, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerDesigner +
BritishCurtis, Henry, Merchant Navy20SailorDesigner +
IndianDidar Bakhsh, , Merchant Navy32Saloon Boy and General ServantDesigner +
IndianDost Muhammad, , Merchant Navy32Second TindalDesigner +
BritishDunstan, Leslie Sneyd, Merchant Navy16Third Radio OfficerDesigner +
BritishFarrell, Paul Francis, Merchant Navy35QuartermasterDesigner +
BritishForbes, James Scott, Merchant Navy41First Radio OfficerDesigner +
IndianHabib Rahman, , Merchant Navy30FiremanDesigner +
BritishHaycocks, John, Merchant Navy32Second OfficerDesigner +
IndianImtiyaz Ali, , Merchant Navy22TrimmerDesigner +
IndianIshaq Mian, , Merchant Navy43FiremanDesigner +
IndianIsmat Ullah, , Merchant Navy31GreaserDesigner +
IndianJafar Ali, , Merchant Navy42FiremanDesigner +
IndianJoban Ullah, , Merchant Navy45First TindalDesigner +
IndianKhurshid Khan, , Merchant Navy35FiremanDesigner +
BritishLaw, Eric Silvester, Merchant Navy18CadetDesigner +
BritishLennon, Joseph, Merchant Navy35QuartermasterDesigner +
IndianMasin Ullah, , Merchant Navy27GreaserDesigner +
BritishMcCallum, Donald Archibald, Merchant Navy57MasterDesigner +
IrishMcMahon, William, Merchant Navy61QuartermasterDesigner +
BritishMcNamara, Thomas Joseph, British Army25Gunner (DEMS gunner)Designer +
BritishMoody, Herbert, British Army25Gunner (DEMS gunner)Designer +
BritishMooney, Michael Francis, Merchant Navy30QuartermasterDesigner +
IndianMozib-Ul-Haq, , Merchant Navy41LascarDesigner +
IndianMuhammad Najib-Ul-Islam, , Merchant Navy24LascarDesigner +
IndianMuhammad Sidiq, , Merchant Navy50Officers Boy and General ServantDesigner +
IndianMuhammad Sufi, , Merchant Navy28First TindalDesigner +
IndianMuhammad Yunis, , Merchant Navy24LascarDesigner +
IndianMunsif Ali, , Merchant Navy38Deck SerangDesigner +
IndianNarain, , Merchant Navy46TopassDesigner +
IndianNazir Ahmad, , Merchant Navy30LascarDesigner +
BritishNisbet, Arnold James, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Designer +
IndianNur Muhammad, , Merchant Navy36BhandaryDesigner +
BritishPhillips, Montague Somes, Merchant Navy47Chief Engineer OfficerDesigner +
BritishPollock, James, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerDesigner +
BritishRackliff, Thomas Edward, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Designer +
BritishRichards, Robert Ian, Merchant Navy42Second Engineer OfficerDesigner +
IndianSadiq Ali, , Merchant Navy40TrimmerDesigner +
IndianSaif Ullah, , Merchant Navy27FiremanDesigner +
BritishSargent, Thomas, Merchant Navy34Third Engineer OfficerDesigner +
IndianShakur Muhammad, , Merchant Navy53BhandaryDesigner +
IndianSheikh Ghafur, , Merchant Navy48Mess Room Boy and General ServantDesigner +
IndianSheikh Sulaiman, , Merchant Navy47Captain’s Boy and General ServantDesigner +
BritishShuttleworth, Frederick, Merchant Navy48Chief StewardDesigner +
BritishSteventon, Frank, Merchant Navy32Third OfficerDesigner +
IndianTafazzul Bari, , Merchant Navy25LascarDesigner +
IndianTahir Ullah, , Merchant Navy28FiremanDesigner +
BritishTalbot, John Stanley, Merchant Navy19CadetDesigner +
IndianTokei Ullah, , Merchant Navy46TrimmerDesigner +
BritishWood, Albert James, Merchant Navy55Chief OfficerDesigner +
IndianYaqub Ali, , Merchant Navy36LascarDesigner +
BritishYounger, Robert Peter, Merchant Navy20CadetDesigner +

66 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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