Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor merchant

Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

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

Aboard Boringia when hit on 7 Oct 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Armstrong, George, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanBoringia +
Buckley, Christopher Joseph, Merchant Navy25GreaserBoringia +
Christensen, Valdemar, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanBoringia +
Cordingley, Jack, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boringia +
Devine, James Bernard, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boringia +
Einborn, Walter, Merchant Navy34Third OfficerBoringia +
Farrar, John Stewart, Merchant Navy21StewardBoringia +
Finnbogason, Valdemar, Merchant Navy22Assistant StewardBoringia +
Frausing, Poul Johan, Merchant Navy43Chief OfficerBoringia +
Hansen, Trygve Andreas, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanBoringia +
Hartley, Harold, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boringia +
Higner, , Merchant NavyQuartermasterBoringia
Hughes, Henry John, RN32Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boringia +
Hummer, Karl Johan Adolf Fredrik, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanBoringia +
Jensen, Alf Edvin Jesper Martinus, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanBoringia +
Jensen, Jens Robert, Merchant Navy41First Radio OfficerBoringia, Clan Mactavish +
Jessen, Kjeld Olav, Merchant Navy27ElectricianBoringia +
Knudsen, Helmut, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanBoringia +
Kolls, Sofus Heinrick Konard, Merchant NavyMasterBoringia
Manning, Harry Guy, Merchant Navy31Fourth OfficerBoringia, Clan Mactavish +
Murphy, Patrick, Merchant Navy19Assistant StewardBoringia +
Nieder, A., Merchant NavyGreaserBoringia +
Nielsen, Carl Vilhelm Thess, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerBoringia +
Nielsen, Jens Christian Martin, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerBoringia +
Nielsen, Meta, Merchant Navy30StewardessBoringia, Clan Mactavish +
North, David Allan, Merchant Navy30Third Radio OfficerBoringia, Clan Mactavish +
Olsen, Finnur, Merchant Navy31GreaserBoringia +
Olsen, Harry, Merchant Navy36Chief StewardBoringia +
Rasmussen, Gunnar Tage Errebo, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerBoringia, Clan Mactavish +
Rasmussen, Preben Hagbard Elvin, Merchant Navy22Chief CookBoringia +
Roller, Arnold, Merchant Navy38GreaserBoringia +
Stær, Ib, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanBoringia +
Svensen, Hans Christian, Merchant Navy53Assistant EngineerBoringia +
Turnbull, Harry, Merchant Navy49GreaserBoringia +

34 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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