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 Carperby.

Aboard Carperby when hit on 1 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBarker, Robert Coulson, Merchant Navy37StewardCarperby +
BritishBennett, John Alfred, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanCarperby +
BritishBlack, James, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanCarperby +
BritishBradley, John, Merchant Navy26Third Engineer OfficerCarperby +
BritishBrown, Joseph, Merchant Navy43Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
BritishBull, John, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
BritishBurnett, Harry, Merchant Navy29Second Radio OfficerCarperby +
BritishCole, Sonny Michael, Merchant Navy37HeadmanCarperby +
BritishCopeland, Robert, RN38Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
BritishFairley, Isaac, Merchant Navy22CookCarperby +
BritishFarmer, Joseph, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
BritishFreeman, William, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
BritishGardiner, Frederick, Merchant Navy31MasterCarperby +
BritishGibbons, Albert Matthew James, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyCarperby +
BritishGordon, Philip Ralph, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanCarperby +
BritishHarding, Charles, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanCarperby +
BritishHenderson, John, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerCarperby +
BritishHicklin, George Thomas, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
BritishHulme, George Harry, British Army23Gunner (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
BritishJohnson, William, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
BritishKenworthy, Joseph, Merchant Navy55Chief OfficerCarperby +
BritishKnowles, Bryan, Merchant Navy32CarpenterCarperby +
DanishLarsen, Niels Henry, Merchant Navy28SailorCarperby +
BritishLloyd, William, Merchant Navy30Fourth Engineer OfficerCarperby +
BritishLogan, Patrick, Merchant Navy19Cabin BoyCarperby +
BritishMaidment, Harold, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyCarperby +
BritishMakin, Herbert, British Army24Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
BritishManney, James, Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
BritishMassalley, Joe, Merchant Navy37Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
BritishMcKeever, James, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
BritishMcNally, Michael, Merchant Navy27Donkeyman and GreaserCarperby +
BritishMendi, Abu, Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
BritishMendi, Joe, Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
BritishMugeridge, Victor, Merchant Navy22SailorCarperby +
BritishMuirhead, James, Merchant Navy51Second Engineer OfficerCarperby +
BritishPook, Walter, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyCarperby +
BritishQuarterly, Norman William, RN40Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
BritishRyce, Leonard, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanCarperby +
BritishScarth, William, Merchant Navy26Second OfficerCarperby +
BritishSmith, James, Merchant Navy18Assistant CookCarperby +
CanadianStrang, Alex Dougall, Merchant Navy23First Radio OfficerCarperby +
BritishTaylor, George, Merchant Navy34Donkeyman and GreaserCarperby +
BritishTerrell, Herbert Edward, Merchant Navy26Third OfficerCarperby +
BritishThompson, Robert Henry, Merchant Navy16Deck BoyCarperby +
LithuanianVilenskis, Joseph, Merchant Navy49Donkeyman and GreaserCarperby +
EstonianWeisberg, Roman, Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun)Carperby +
BritishWilliams, Richard Edward, Merchant Navy57Chief Engineer OfficerCarperby +

47 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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