Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of the Allen Collection

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

Aboard Amakura when hit on 25 Aug 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Atherley, Theodore, Merchant Navy25CookAmakura +
Eaton, Robert Owen, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerAmakura +
Evans, Clarridge, Merchant Navy63Able SeamanAmakura +
Gibson, Patrick, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerAmakura +
Greggs, Henry, Merchant Navy33Fireman and TrimmerAmakura +
Howarth, William Wilson, Merchant Navy45Third Engineer OfficerAmakura +
Knisz, Johannes Paul, Merchant Navy28Fourth Engineer OfficerAmakura +
Lewis, David Maurice Glyn, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerAmakura +
Macro, Frederick Walter, Merchant Navy62Boatswain (Bosun)Amakura +
Nolan, Joseph, Merchant Navy36DonkeymanAmakura +
Orford, Thomas, Merchant NavyMasterAmakura
Ronald, James, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerAmakura +
Sweeney, James, Merchant Navy26TrimmerAmakura +
Thomas, Wilfred, Merchant Navy37Fireman and TrimmerAmakura +

14 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.