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 Swiftpool.

Aboard Swiftpool when hit on 5 Aug 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Anderson, Magnus, Merchant Navy63CarpenterSwiftpool +
Arnold, William Henry, Merchant Navy46Chief OfficerSwiftpool +
Bain, Alexander, Merchant Navy41Chief Engineer OfficerSwiftpool +
Benton, George Ernest, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Swiftpool +
Bones, Harry, Merchant Navy33Senior Ordinary SeamanSwiftpool +
Burden, Cyril Harris, RCNVR20Ordinary Seaman (DEMS gunner)Swiftpool +
Chapple, Norman James, Merchant Navy40Chief StewardSwiftpool +
Clark, Harry Raymond, Merchant Navy50MasterSwiftpool +
Craven, Owen, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
Cusworth, Alfred Ernest, Merchant Navy25Fourth Engineer OfficerSwiftpool +
Cutajar, John, Merchant Navy35GreaserSwiftpool +
Daycock, Robert Walker, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerSwiftpool +
Donald, James, British Army30Gunner (DEMS gunner)Swiftpool +
Farrugia, Nicholas, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
Fawcett, John Richard, Merchant Navy21SailorSwiftpool +
Fielding, Cyril, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerSwiftpool +
Galasso, Albert Herbert, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanSwiftpool +
Girling, Albert Charles, Merchant Navy44Third Engineer OfficerSwiftpool +
Hall, Frank, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
Hannath, Charles Leonard, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanSwiftpool +
Hartling, Harold, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
Heatley, Reginald Andrew, Merchant Navy60Second Engineer OfficerSwiftpool +
Heffy, Herbert Anthony, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoySwiftpool +
Hogan, Gerard, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanSwiftpool +
Kelly, William, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanSwiftpool +
Loftus, James, Merchant Navy20Assistant CookSwiftpool +
Maddocks, John, Merchant Navy27Assistant StewardSwiftpool +
McCrorie, Henry, Merchant Navy34GreaserSwiftpool +
McLaughlin, John, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanSwiftpool +
Montigo, Philip Anthony, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanSwiftpool +
Munroe, Allan, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
Murphy, Michael, Merchant Navy51Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
Reynolds, Ernest, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanSwiftpool +
Richardson, William, Merchant Navy37Boatswain (Bosun)Swiftpool +
Richmond, Jack Fred, British Army27Gunner (DEMS gunner)Swiftpool +
Roach, Sidney, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Swiftpool +
Rogan, Thomas, Merchant Navy36Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
Sidaway, Alwyn, Merchant Navy30First Radio OfficerSwiftpool +
Tasker, Arthur William, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
Taylor, Eric Peter, Merchant Navy19Second Radio OfficerSwiftpool +
Williams, Thomas James, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
Zenophon, Demetrius, Merchant Navy56DonkeymanSwiftpool +

42 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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