Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Fort Richepanse

British motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Danish Maritime Museum, Elsinore

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

Aboard Fort Richepanse when hit on 3 Sep 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAnderson, John, Merchant Navy61GreaserFort Richepanse +
South AfricanArthur, Cyril Henry, Merchant Navy25Junior Engineer OfficerFort Richepanse +
AmericanBishop, William Mather, RAFVR23Passenger (Pilot Officer)Fort Richepanse +
BritishBogan, William, Merchant Navy61GreaserFort Richepanse +
BritishBraiden, Alfred, Merchant Navy24GreaserFort Richepanse +
BritishCairns, James Gregson, Merchant Navy20CleanerFort Richepanse +
AustralianCairns, Thomas, Merchant Navy31GreaserFort Richepanse +
DanishChristiansen, Otto N., Merchant Navy28Chief Engineer OfficerFort Richepanse +
AmericanCox, John Richard, RAFVR26Passenger (Pilot Officer)Fort Richepanse +
BritishDall, Ross M., Merchant Navy32Second Radio OfficerFort Richepanse +
BritishDoole, William, Merchant Navy25GreaserFort Richepanse +
BritishDraper, Charles, Merchant Navy57MasterFort Richepanse +
BritishEvans, Roy Vivian, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Richepanse +
BritishFreegard, Charles Gordon, Civilian51PassengerFort Richepanse +
BritishFry, Leslie Malcolm, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Richepanse +
BritishGething, Frank, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)Fort Richepanse +
BritishGoldwater, Jack, Merchant Navy28Second CookFort Richepanse +
BritishGreer, Hugh, Merchant Navy26Assistant StewardFort Richepanse +
AmericanHay, Harry Hilts, RAFVR37Passenger (Pilot Officer)Fort Richepanse +
DanishJespersen, Peter Christian, Merchant Navy38Second OfficerFort Richepanse +
AmericanKruszynski, Frank John, RAFVR27Passenger (Pilot Officer)Fort Richepanse +
BritishLaing, William H., Merchant Navy29ElectricianFort Richepanse +
BritishLydiate, Joseph, Merchant Navy21Second StewardFort Richepanse +
BritishMadden, John, Merchant Navy17Steward’s BoyFort Richepanse +
BritishMcHugh, Mark Anthony, Merchant Navy27Assistant CookFort Richepanse +
BritishMorton, William, Merchant Navy27Refrigerator Engineer OfficerFort Richepanse +
BritishPickering, Ronald, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanFort Richepanse +
BritishRees, Dewi, Merchant Navy29First Radio OfficerFort Richepanse +
BritishStanton, Frederick, Merchant Navy53Chief CookFort Richepanse +
BritishStewart, William, Merchant Navy53GreaserFort Richepanse +
BritishSwift, John E., Merchant Navy29CarpenterFort Richepanse +
BritishThomas, George Russell, Merchant Navy31Chief StewardFort Richepanse +
BritishThompson, Arthur, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Fort Richepanse +
BritishWear, Arthur, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Fort Richepanse +
BritishWilliams, Richard Owen, Merchant Navy39Junior Engineer OfficerFort Richepanse +
BritishWilson, Laird, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanFort Richepanse +

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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