Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2333

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

Aboard Janeta when hit on 1 May 1944

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Bown, Arthur, Merchant Navy22Deck HandJaneta +
Cameron, John, Merchant NavyMasterEmpire Wave, Ocean Might, Janeta
Cooper, George Salisbury, Merchant Navy51Fourth Engineer OfficerJaneta +
Cooper, Stanley, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Janeta +
Duncan, Andrew Strachan, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerJaneta +
Elward, William, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanJaneta +
Forbes, John Alexander Matheson, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerJaneta
Fox, Aubrey Thornton, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Janeta +
Gordon, Vernon William James, Merchant NavyThird OfficerJaneta
Hasty, Robert Colin, Merchant Navy22Second OfficerJaneta +
Hillam, Herbert, Merchant Navy50Chief OfficerJaneta +
Law, John, Merchant Navy30DonkeymanJaneta +
O'Connor, Michael, Merchant Navy28GreaserJaneta +
Parton, James Leonard, British Army30Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Janeta +
Plunkett, Edward William, RN36Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Janeta +
Pollard, Joseph Anthony, Merchant Navy21Deck HandJaneta
Proffitt, Frederick, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyJaneta +
Tarnes, Eric Morris, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerJaneta +

18 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?
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.