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
Adamson, Wilfred, Merchant Navy18TrimmerHatasu +
Ashton, Arthur, Merchant Navy44Chief StewardHatasu +
Beggs, Albert Edwin, Merchant Navy23Assistant DonkeymanHatasu +
Birkby, John, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyHatasu +
Black, Joseph, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
Brown, Walter Ronald, RM37Marine (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
Casey, John Leo, Merchant Navy59Chief Engineer OfficerHatasu +
Collins, Thomas James, Merchant Navy34Assistant CookHatasu +
Coventry, Alexander, Merchant Navy47Able SeamanHatasu +
Crone, George Hamilton, Merchant Navy27Second StewardHatasu +
Cunning, Henry, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerHatasu +
Davidson, Kenneth Alexander, Merchant Navy24Third Engineer OfficerHatasu +
Dempster, William, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanHatasu +
Gibson, David Patrick, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanHatasu +
Gray, Thomas, Merchant Navy25SailorHatasu +
Hawley, Ronald, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
Irlam, Eric Thomas, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanHatasu +
Johnson, Harry Ernest, Merchant Navy21SailorHatasu +
Kavanagh, James, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanHatasu +
Kershaw, Joseph, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
Manning, Walter, Merchant NavyCarpenterHatasu
Marker, Reginald Woodhill, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerHatasu +
McArdle, Alfred, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerHatasu +
McGuire, John, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
Meek, William Johnston, Merchant Navy46MasterHatasu +
Melling, Joseph William, Merchant Navy27CookHatasu +
O'Connor, Michael, Merchant Navy47Donkeyman and GreaserHatasu +
O'Reilly, William, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
Powell, Harry, Merchant Navy35Second Engineer OfficerHatasu +
Robertson, Joseph, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
Roy, Lee, Merchant Navy36Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
Simpson, William Stevenson, Merchant Navy40Second OfficerHatasu +
Slater, James Daniel, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
Sneddon, George, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerHatasu +
Tankard, Leonard, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyHatasu +
Taylor, Wilfred, Merchant Navy47First Radio OfficerHatasu +
Tidmarsh, John Thomas, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
Vallance, Walter, Merchant Navy31Chief OfficerHatasu +
Watt, Richard, Merchant Navy17Second Radio OfficerHatasu +
Wright, Stanley, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Hatasu +
Zei, 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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