Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Richard Cox

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

Aboard Yorkmoor when hit on 28 May 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBarringer, George, Merchant NavyApprenticeYorkmoor
BritishBelcher, , RNDEMS gunnerYorkmoor
BritishBoylan, Charles C., Merchant NavyChief OfficerYorkmoor
BritishCairns, James, Merchant NavyCarpenterYorkmoor
BritishClark, Alfred E., Merchant NavyThird OfficerYorkmoor
South AfricanClark, George Dennis, Merchant NavyAble SeamanYorkmoor
BritishHancock, H.R., Merchant NavyChief EngineerYorkmoor
BritishHansford, Leonard Charles, RNDEMS gunnerYorkmoor
BritishHarper, Stephen, Merchant NavyFiremanYorkmoor
BritishHowe, John Briggs, Merchant NavyDonkeymanYorkmoor
BritishHughson, Donald McWilliam, Merchant NavySailorYorkmoor
BritishHunter, Sydney, Merchant NavyApprenticeYorkmoor
BritishLisher, Ambrose Toward, Merchant Navy41GreaserYorkmoor, Empire Gilbert +
BritishMadore, Walter, Merchant Navy35Boatswain (Bosun)Yorkmoor, Hartington +
BritishMatthews, Thomas Harrison, Merchant NavyMasterYorkmoor
BritishMottershead, , RNDEMS gunnerYorkmoor
BritishPage, Wilfred, Merchant NavyFiremanYorkmoor
BritishPoley, G., RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Yorkmoor
BritishPowell, Harold Stanley, Merchant NavyAble SeamanYorkmoor
BritishPyle, D., Merchant NavySailorYorkmoor
BritishRutter, William E., Merchant NavyThird EngineerYorkmoor
BritishSimpson, John George, Merchant NavyAble SeamanYorkmoor
BritishWilson, John Thomas Foster, Merchant NavyAble SeamanYorkmoor

23 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.