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
BritishAnderson, Magnus, Merchant Navy63CarpenterSwiftpool +
BritishArnold, William Henry, Merchant Navy46Chief OfficerSwiftpool +
BritishBain, Alexander, Merchant Navy41Chief Engineer OfficerSwiftpool +
BritishBenton, George Ernest, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Swiftpool +
BritishBones, Harry, Merchant Navy33Senior Ordinary SeamanSwiftpool +
CanadianBurden, Cyril Harris, RCNVR20Ordinary Seaman (DEMS gunner)Swiftpool +
BritishChapple, Norman James, Merchant Navy40Chief StewardSwiftpool +
BritishClark, Harry Raymond, Merchant Navy50MasterSwiftpool +
BritishCraven, Owen, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
BritishCusworth, Alfred Ernest, Merchant Navy25Fourth Engineer OfficerSwiftpool +
MalteseCutajar, John, Merchant Navy35GreaserSwiftpool +
BritishDaycock, Robert Walker, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerSwiftpool +
BritishDonald, James, British Army30Gunner (DEMS gunner)Swiftpool +
MalteseFarrugia, Nicholas, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
BritishFawcett, John Richard, Merchant Navy21SailorSwiftpool +
BritishFielding, Cyril, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerSwiftpool +
BritishGalasso, Albert Herbert, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanSwiftpool +
BritishGirling, Albert Charles, Merchant Navy44Third Engineer OfficerSwiftpool +
BritishHall, Frank, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
BritishHannath, Charles Leonard, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanSwiftpool +
CanadianHartling, Harold, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
AustralianHeatley, Reginald Andrew, Merchant Navy60Second Engineer OfficerSwiftpool +
BritishHeffy, Herbert Anthony, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoySwiftpool +
BritishHogan, Gerard, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanSwiftpool +
IrishKelly, William, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanSwiftpool +
BritishLoftus, James, Merchant Navy20Assistant CookSwiftpool +
BritishMaddocks, John, Merchant Navy27Assistant StewardSwiftpool +
BritishMcCrorie, Henry, Merchant Navy34GreaserSwiftpool +
IrishMcLaughlin, John, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanSwiftpool +
BritishMontigo, Philip Anthony, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanSwiftpool +
CanadianMunroe, Allan, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
IrishMurphy, Michael, Merchant Navy51Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
BritishReynolds, Ernest, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanSwiftpool +
BritishRichardson, William, Merchant Navy37Boatswain (Bosun)Swiftpool +
BritishRichmond, Jack Fred, British Army27Gunner (DEMS gunner)Swiftpool +
BritishRoach, Sidney, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Swiftpool +
BritishRogan, Thomas, Merchant Navy36Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
BritishSidaway, Alwyn, Merchant Navy30First Radio OfficerSwiftpool +
BritishTasker, Arthur William, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
BritishTaylor, Eric Peter, Merchant Navy19Second Radio OfficerSwiftpool +
BritishWilliams, Thomas James, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerSwiftpool +
BritishZenophon, 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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