Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor merchant

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 merchant Silvermaple.

Aboard Silvermaple when hit on 26 Feb 1944

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBrydson, William Candlish, Merchant Navy38MasterSilvermaple +
ChineseChan Leong, , Merchant NavyChief CookSilvermaple +
BritishCox, Ernest Charles, British ArmyPassengerSilvermaple
BritishDickson, Robert, Merchant Navy20ApprenticeSilvermaple +
BritishGarrett, Albert Kenneth, Merchant NavyThird OfficerSilvermaple
BritishJoyce, John, British Army23Gunner (DEMS gunner)Silvermaple +
BritishMcCubbing, Joseph, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerSilverbelle, Silvermaple +
ChineseNgin Ku Soo, , Merchant Navy23QuartermasterSilvermaple +
BritishTilmouth, John Ayton, Merchant Navy33Chief OfficerSilvermaple +
BritishWiggin, Peter Gilbert, Merchant NavyElectricianSilvermaple

10 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.