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 Athelknight.

Aboard Athelknight when hit on 27 May 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishCook, William Henry, Merchant NavyThird OfficerAthelknight
BritishCrook, Douglas, Merchant NavySecond OfficerAthelknight, Scottish Heather
BritishDavies, David John, Merchant NavyChief OfficerAthelknight
IrishDunphy, William, Merchant Navy62Able SeamanAthelknight, Athelsultan +
BritishGaisford, Sydney Richard, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanAthelknight +
BritishHill, Leonard Douglas, Merchant NavySenior Radio OfficerAthelknight
BritishMacDonald, William Brown, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerAthelknight
BritishMcGrath, Martin, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanAthelknight +
BritishMoore, Clarence Patrick Michael, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanAthelknight +
BritishPoulsen, Christian, Merchant Navy24FiremanAthelknight +
BritishRoberts, Hugh, Merchant NavyMasterAthellaird, Athelknight
BritishSmith, John Edward, Merchant Navy45DonkeymanAthelknight, Athelsultan +
BritishWatson, Peter Horsburgh, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerAthelknight

13 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.