Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor tanker

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 tanker Cordelia.

Aboard Cordelia when hit on 3 Feb 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAkeroyd, Allan Priestley, Merchant Navy24Third Engineer OfficerCordelia +
BritishBaker, Frederick John, RN35Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
BritishBingham, I.C., Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerCordelia
BritishBird, George Edward, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanCordelia +
BritishBurroughs, Robert, Merchant Navy36Chief StewardCordelia +
BritishChadwick, Sydney, Merchant Navy21StewardCordelia +
BritishColquhoun, Hugh, Merchant Navy39Second Engineer OfficerCordelia +
BritishCorfield, Frederick, British Army29GunnerCordelia +
BritishCoverdale, James Douglas, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerCordelia +
BritishDale, Claude, Merchant Navy19Fourth Engineer OfficerCordelia +
IrishDoherty, Connell Joseph, Merchant Navy26Ordinary SeamanCordelia +
BritishDuncan, John Paterson, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerCordelia +
BritishEggo, Alexander Nicol, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoyCordelia +
BritishEvans, Hugh, Merchant Navy48Chief OfficerCordelia +
BritishEve, James, Merchant Navy42First Radio OfficerCordelia +
BritishEverett, William, Merchant Navy60DonkeymanCordelia +
BritishFawcett, William, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyCordelia +
BritishFiksen, Robert Boyd, Merchant Navy41Senior Third Engineer OfficerCordelia +
BritishFox, Peter, RFR40Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
BritishGirdlestone, Cyril Ebenezer, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanCordelia +
BritishGoss, William Arthur, Merchant Navy25CarpenterCordelia +
BritishGoulding, Thomas, Merchant Navy18Assistant CookCordelia +
BritishHayes, Douglas Arthur, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
BritishHodson, Michael Scott, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerCordelia +
BritishHughes, William Owen, Merchant Navy47Boatswain (Bosun)Cordelia +
BritishHunt, Jeffery Anthony, Merchant Navy20Second OfficerCordelia +
BritishHyams, Ralph Albert, Merchant Navy34DonkeymanCordelia +
BritishIgo, James, Merchant Navy50StorekeeperCordelia +
BritishJones, Arthur Cecil, Merchant Navy22SailorCordelia +
BritishJones, Cecil Richard, Merchant Navy17SailorCordelia +
BritishJones, Maldwyn, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
BritishKeegan, Patrick, Merchant Navy27DonkeymanCordelia +
BritishMarsh, Laurence, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanCordelia +
BritishMarshall, Edward, Merchant Navy34MasterCordelia +
BritishMaw, George William, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanCordelia +
BritishOwen, William John, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
BritishPenney, Joseph Thomas, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerCordelia +
New ZealandPugh, Henry James, Merchant Navy20SailorCordelia +
BritishReast, Frank, British Army27Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
BritishSinclair, Archibald, Merchant Navy26Senior Second Engineer OfficerCordelia +
BritishSutton, Trevor, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanCordelia +
BritishTumey, George Henry, Merchant Navy19SailorCordelia +
BritishUnsworth, John Stanley, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerCordelia +
BritishWhitford, Robert, Merchant Navy21CookCordelia +
BritishWilliams, David Hywel Thomas, Merchant Navy28DonkeymanCordelia +
BritishWilson, George Eustace, Merchant Navy31StewardCordelia +
BritishWiltshire, Jack, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +

47 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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