Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of the Allen Collection

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

Aboard Orangemoor when hit on 31 May 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishCampbell, Malcolm Anderson, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeOrangemoor +
BritishChitty, George William Charles, Merchant Navy25Radio OfficerOrangemoor +
BritishCoyne, Thomas Peter, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerOrangemoor +
BritishFairbairn, Henry, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanOrangemoor +
BritishFenton, John Young, Merchant Navy52Fireman and TrimmerOrangemoor +
BritishGreen, John Hubert, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerOrangemoor +
BritishJack, Robert, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerOrangemoor +
BritishKelly, Henry, Merchant Navy43Fireman and TrimmerOrangemoor +
IndianKhan Ahmed Gaffoor, , Merchant Navy41Fireman and TrimmerOrangemoor +
BritishMcCarthy, John Edward, Merchant Navy29CarpenterOrangemoor +
BritishMurchison, Colin, Merchant Navy27CookOrangemoor +
BritishPilter, Alexander Gaine, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerOrangemoor +
BritishRichardson, Robert Edward, Merchant NavyMasterOrangemoor, Empire Moose
BritishRobb, James, Merchant Navy45Third Engineer OfficerOrangemoor +
BritishSinclair, George, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeOrangemoor +
BritishThompson, William, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyOrangemoor +
MalteseVassallo, Emanuel, Merchant Navy54GreaserOrangemoor +
BritishWhitfield, Edward, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeOrangemoor +
BritishWhittaker, Thomas, Merchant Navy20Mess Room BoyOrangemoor +

19 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.