Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor tanker

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 motor tanker Adellen.

Aboard Adellen when hit on 22 Feb 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAppleby, Edward, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Adellen +
BritishBarnes, Reginald Douglas, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerAdellen +
BritishBaulch, Robert George, Merchant Navy42GreaserAdellen +
BritishBrown, John, Merchant NavyMasterAdellen
BelgianClaessens, Louis, Merchant Navy42Chief StewardAdellen +
BritishCrossey, Patrick, British Army37Gunner (DEMS gunner)Adellen +
BritishCroucher, Albert William, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanAdellen +
BritishDavies, Trevor, Merchant Navy30GreaserAdellen +
BritishDavies, William Frederick, Merchant Navy30SailorAdellen +
BritishDunleavie, John, Merchant Navy19SailorAdellen +
BritishEdwards, Glanffrwd, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Adellen +
BritishErskine, James Alexander Burrows, Merchant Navy27Second Engineer OfficerAdellen +
BritishFitzgerald, Edward, Merchant Navy52GreaserAdellen +
BritishFoster, Kenneth, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerAdellen +
BritishGriffiths, Bert, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Adellen +
BritishHead, Reginald Alfred, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Adellen +
BritishKnox, Hylton, Merchant Navy29Fourth Engineer OfficerAdellen +
BritishLaing, Robert Japp, Merchant Navy48Chief Engineer OfficerAdellen +
BritishLawlor, Arthur David, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanAdellen +
BritishLewis, Hyman, Merchant Navy40CookAdellen +
BritishMcDonough, Albert, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerAdellen +
BritishMcGillivray, Alexander, Merchant Navy21Assistant EngineerAdellen +
BritishMiles, Frederick Sidney, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Adellen +
BritishNicholls, Charles Stanley, Merchant Navy37Mess Room StewardAdellen +
BritishOldfield, Thomas, Merchant Navy41GreaserAdellen +
LatvianOsmanis, Pereris Augustus, Merchant Navy52Boatswain (Bosun)Adellen +
BritishRogers, Harry, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyAdellen +
RussianSchuffner, Constantin, Merchant Navy50CarpenterAdellen +
BritishSharp, Alexander Campbell, Merchant Navy24SailorAdellen +
BritishShipley, John, Merchant Navy25Assistant EngineerAdellen +
BritishShortland, Albert Edward, Merchant Navy38Ordinary SeamanAdellen +
BritishSkinner, John Thomas, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanAdellen +
BritishSmillie, James, Merchant Navy19Assistant EngineerAdellen +
BritishStanley, Walter, British Army30Gunner (DEMS gunner)Adellen +
BritishStringer, David, Merchant Navy39Second OfficerAdellen +
BritishWatson, Alexander Macdonald, Merchant Navy51Chief OfficerAdellen +
BritishWilliams, Harold Hughes, Merchant Navy23Second Radio OfficerAdellen +

37 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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