Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard Hatasu when hit on 2 Oct 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAdamson, Wilfred, Merchant Navy18TrimmerHatasu +
BritishAshton, Arthur, Merchant Navy44Chief StewardHatasu +
BritishBeggs, Albert Edwin, Merchant Navy23Assistant DonkeymanHatasu +
BritishBirkby, John, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyHatasu +
BritishBlack, Joseph, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
BritishBrown, Walter Ronald, RM37Marine (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
AustralianCasey, John Leo, Merchant Navy59Chief Engineer OfficerHatasu +
BritishCollins, Thomas James, Merchant Navy34Assistant CookHatasu +
BritishCoventry, Alexander, Merchant Navy47Able SeamanHatasu +
BritishCrone, George Hamilton, Merchant Navy27Second StewardHatasu +
BritishCunning, Henry, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerHatasu +
BritishDavidson, Kenneth Alexander, Merchant Navy24Third Engineer OfficerHatasu +
BritishDempster, William, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanHatasu +
BritishGibson, David Patrick, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanHatasu +
BritishGray, Thomas, Merchant Navy25SailorHatasu +
BritishHawley, Ronald, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
BritishIrlam, Eric Thomas, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanHatasu +
BritishJohnson, Harry Ernest, Merchant Navy21SailorHatasu +
IrishKavanagh, James, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanHatasu +
BritishKershaw, Joseph, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
BritishManning, Walter, Merchant NavyCarpenterHatasu
BritishMarker, Reginald Woodhill, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerHatasu +
BritishMcArdle, Alfred, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerHatasu +
BritishMcGuire, John, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
BritishMeek, William Johnston, Merchant Navy46MasterHatasu +
BritishMelling, Joseph William, Merchant Navy27CookHatasu +
IrishO'Connor, Michael, Merchant Navy47Donkeyman and GreaserHatasu +
BritishO'Reilly, William, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
BritishPowell, Harry, Merchant Navy35Second Engineer OfficerHatasu +
BritishRobertson, Joseph, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
CanadianRoy, Lee, Merchant Navy36Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
BritishSimpson, William Stevenson, Merchant Navy40Second OfficerHatasu +
BritishSlater, James Daniel, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
BritishSneddon, George, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
BritishTankard, Leonard, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyHatasu +
BritishTaylor, Wilfred, Merchant Navy47First Radio OfficerHatasu +
BritishTidmarsh, John Thomas, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
BritishVallance, Walter, Merchant Navy31Chief OfficerHatasu +
BritishWatt, Richard, Merchant Navy17Second Radio OfficerHatasu +
BritishWright, Stanley, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
LatvianZei, Andrew, Merchant Navy58Boatswain (Bosun)Hatasu +

41 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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