Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2248.2

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

Aboard Goolistan when hit on 23 Nov 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAusten, George Montague, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishBreese, William Henry, British Army34Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishCarney, Thomas Patrick, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerGoolistan +
BritishClarke, Edward Percy, British ArmyGunner (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishClay, Richard, British Army39Gunner (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishClayton, Thomas James, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerGoolistan +
BritishCrosthwaite, Lawrence Routledge, Merchant Navy19CadetGoolistan +
BritishDe Groot, Cornelius Martines, Merchant Navy54Fireman and TrimmerGoolistan +
BritishDevlin, Ronald Anthony Laurence, Merchant Navy23First Radio OfficerGoolistan +
BritishDuck, William Gowland, Merchant Navy24Third Engineer OfficerGoolistan +
BritishEyears, William F., British Army27Gunner (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishFerrie, James, British Army22Gunner (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishFishwick, Arthur John, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeGoolistan +
BritishFoley, David Augustine, Merchant Navy36GreaserGoolistan +
BritishGiddings, Dudley Hayes, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishGieberman, Charles, Merchant Navy27CarpenterGoolistan +
BritishGowrie, William John, Merchant Navy35Ordinary SeamanGoolistan +
BritishGreen, Frank, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanGoolistan +
BritishGreenwell, Kenneth, Merchant Navy30Fourth Engineer OfficerGoolistan +
BritishGriffiths, Ronald, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerGoolistan +
BritishGunn, George Willie, Merchant Navy54Chief Engineer OfficerGoolistan +
BritishHale, Lucius Malcolm, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerGoolistan +
BritishHerbert, Martin Owen Beauchamp, Merchant Navy22SailorGoolistan +
BritishHobbs, Kenneth Henry, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishHossack, Ronald Alfred, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishHughes, Thomas Arthur, Merchant Navy36Fireman and TrimmerGoolistan +
BritishKennard, William, RN46Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishKennedy, John, Merchant Navy37Ordinary SeamanGoolistan +
BritishKettless, Frederick Robert, RN18Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishKing, Harold, Merchant Navy28Second Engineer OfficerGoolistan +
BritishLauder, Robert Armstrong, Merchant Navy28StewardGoolistan +
BritishLindridge, Ronald Charles, British Army29Gunner (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishMacLellan, John, Merchant Navy30Boatswain (Bosun)Goolistan +
BritishMarriott, William George Mentor, Merchant Navy17SailorGoolistan +
BritishMcDiarmid, George, Merchant Navy40SailorGoolistan +
BritishMcTavish, Andrew, Merchant Navy55Fireman and TrimmerGoolistan +
BritishMoughton, Percival Allan, British Army33Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishMoyes, Henry, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerGoolistan +
BritishMulholland, Alexander, Merchant Navy38StewardGoolistan +
BritishNelson, William, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyGoolistan +
BritishOlmetti, John, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerGoolistan +
BritishOwbridge, Frederick, Merchant Navy53DonkeymanGoolistan +
BritishPoole, Wilfred De Neuville, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanGoolistan +
BritishPurvis, David, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerGoolistan +
BritishRamshaw, Thomas, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishRichardson, Robert, Merchant Navy32CookGoolistan +
BritishRobe, Walter, Merchant Navy27Second OfficerGoolistan +
BritishRudd, Henry Douglas, Merchant Navy44Chief OfficerGoolistan +
BritishRussell, Joseph, British Army29Gunner (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishSavage, John James, RN28Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishSaysell, William Raymond, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerGoolistan +
BritishShannon, Samuel John, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishShields, Leo, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyGoolistan +
BritishSouthwick, William, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishStephenson, John, Merchant Navy21BakerGoolistan +
BritishSullivan, David Patrick, Merchant Navy34DonkeymanGoolistan +
BritishThomson, William, Merchant Navy45MasterGoolistan +
BritishTiller, George Alfred, British ArmyLance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Goolistan +
BritishTriggs, William, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanGoolistan +
BritishWilson, John Lancelot, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerGoolistan +
BritishWilson, Peter, Merchant Navy15BoyGoolistan +

61 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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