Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Waroonga under her former name Hororata. 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 steam merchant Waroonga.

Aboard Waroonga when hit on 4 Apr 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
IndianAbdu, , Merchant Navy22Passenger (DBS)Waroonga +
IndianArab Ali, , Merchant Navy37Engine Room Second TindalWaroonga +
Baer, H.B., CivilianPassengerWaroonga +
Biber, L., CivilianPassengerWaroonga +
BritishButton, Stanley, Merchant Navy44Chief Engineer OfficerWaroonga +
IndianCardoze, P., Merchant Navy29Captain’s BoyWaroonga +
IndianCarvalho, S., Merchant Navy38General ServantWaroonga +
BritishCheeseman, William Isaac Pearce, Merchant Navy55QuartermasterWaroonga
IndianFernandes, Conceicao, Merchant Navy34General ServantWaroonga +
IndianFernandes, Salvadore, Merchant Navy20Half General ServantWaroonga +
IndianFernandes, Santan, Merchant Navy30Saloon TopassWaroonga +
IndianFernandes, Silvester, Merchant Navy25ButcherWaroonga +
Gelles, L., CivilianPassengerWaroonga +
IndianIllahi Bakhsh, , Merchant Navy60Engine Room CassabWaroonga +
BritishJacobs, Tom, Merchant NavyCrew memberWaroonga
BritishJudge, James Frank, Merchant Navy18Passenger (DBS)Waroonga +
Koenigsberg, M., CivilianPassengerWaroonga +
BritishLogie, George Malcolm, Merchant NavyCadetWaroonga
BritishO'May, Hugh Harper, Merchant Navy34Third Engineer OfficerWaroonga
BritishPaul, James, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerWaroonga +
BritishReed, Henry Lewis, Merchant Navy27PurserWaroonga
AustrianRessler, Lazarus, CivilianPassengerArandora Star, Waroonga +
IndianSheraj-Ul-Islam, , Merchant Navy25TrimmerWaroonga +
BritishTaylor, Charles Campbell, Merchant NavyMasterWaroonga
BritishTurner, Harold Clive, Merchant NavyChief OfficerWaroonga

25 persons found - for all attacks on this ship (2).

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.