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 Athelsultan.

Aboard Athelsultan when hit on 23 Sep 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAbbott, Andrew Peter, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeAthelsultan +
BritishBaker, Robert, Merchant Navy30Second Radio OfficerAthelsultan +
BritishBradley, James, RN30Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Athelsultan +
BritishBrowne, Alfred, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanAthelsultan +
BritishBurke, Michael, Merchant Navy48Able SeamanAthelsultan +
BritishBurscough, Andrew, Merchant Navy22Junior Engineer OfficerAthelsultan +
BritishBush, George Shepherd, Merchant Navy24Junior Third Engineer OfficerAthelsultan +
BritishBuxton, James Kenneth, Merchant Navy20Junior Engineer OfficerAthelsultan +
BritishCallow, Joseph, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Athelsultan +
BritishCampbell, Charles, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanAthelsultan +
BritishCawood, John Henry, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanAthelsultan +
BritishCharlton, Geoffrey, RN29TelegraphistAthelsultan +
BritishCheney, Richard, Merchant Navy18SailorAthelsultan +
BritishCrew, Leslie Sutherland, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Athelsultan +
BritishDavenport, Stanley, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyAthelsultan +
BritishDonovan, James Dominic, Merchant NavyMasterAthelsultan
BritishDunbar, John, Merchant Navy24Senior Third Engineer OfficerAthelsultan +
IrishDunphy, William, Merchant Navy62Passenger (DBS)Athelknight, Athelsultan +
BritishEgner, Frederick Ernest, Merchant Navy41Chief StewardAthelsultan +
BritishFildes, William Arthur, Merchant Navy22Second StewardAthelsultan +
BritishFleet, John Alexander, Merchant Navy48Able SeamanAthelsultan +
BritishFoxley, William, Merchant Navy27Assistant CookAthelsultan +
BritishGale, Newell Herbert, RNR54Captain (Commodore Second Class)Athelsultan +
BritishGartland, William Henry, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerAthelsultan +
BritishHam, Hubert Gerwyn, Merchant NavyCadetAthelsultan
BritishHooper, Lionel Albert Jeffery, RN21TelegraphistAthelsultan +
BritishHughes, Roy Victor, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerAthelsultan +
BritishJenkins, Joseph, British Army22Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Athelsultan +
BritishJones, John Morris, Merchant Navy29Mess Room StewardAthelsultan +
BritishJones, Leonard Bradley, RN23Convoy Yeoman of SignalsAthelsultan +
BritishLaidlaw, Duncan, Merchant Navy46CookAthelsultan +
BritishLamb, Alan McGhie, Merchant Navy25Senior Fourth Engineer OfficerAthelsultan +
BritishLee, Raymond Jackson, RNConvoy Leading SignalmanAthelsultan +
BritishMain, William Eric, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanAthelsultan +
BritishMillington, Thomas George, Merchant Navy39Junior Second Engineer OfficerAthelsultan +
BritishMoreton, Sidney Henshall, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanAthelsultan +
BritishMorrell, Joseph Thomas Oldfield, RN32Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Athelsultan +
BritishO'Neill, Charles, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Athelsultan +
BritishPartridge, Brian, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyAthelsultan +
BritishProudfoot, William Russell, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerAthelsultan
BritishRoberts, William, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerAthelsultan +
BritishSamuel, Thomas, Merchant Navy43DonkeymanAthelsultan +
BritishSmith, Alfred Arthur Ernest, Merchant Navy24First Radio OfficerAthelsultan +
BritishSmith, Arthur, RN22Convoy SignalmanAthelsultan +
BritishSmith, John Edward, Merchant Navy45Passenger (DBS)Athelknight, Athelsultan +
BritishStaddon, Donald Westall, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeAthelsultan, Scottish Heather
BritishSutton, Frank, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Athelsultan +
BritishTalbot, Henry Norman, Merchant Navy47Senior Second Engineer OfficerAthelsultan +
BritishTaylor, George Ernest, Merchant Navy35Boatswain (Bosun)Athelsultan +
BritishWharton, Henry, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerAthelsultan +
BritishWilliams, Richard Henry, Merchant Navy27CarpenterAthelsultan +
BritishWood, Adam Masterton, Merchant Navy46Chief Engineer OfficerAthelsultan +
BritishWoods, Leo, Merchant Navy57Able SeamanAthelsultan +
BritishWorboys, Dennis Edward, RN23Convoy SignalmanAthelsultan +
BritishYouens, Frederick Charles, Merchant Navy20SailorAthelsultan +

55 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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