Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

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

Aboard Fircrest when hit on 25 Aug 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAlton, John Herbert, Merchant Navy53DonkeymanFircrest +
BritishAnderson, James, Merchant Navy65GreaserFircrest +
BritishBennett, Frederick, Merchant Navy37Third Engineer OfficerFircrest +
BritishBrache, John, Merchant Navy18SailorFircrest +
BritishBreen, George, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerFircrest +
BritishBrooks, Robert Woodrow, Merchant Navy34Chief Engineer OfficerFircrest +
BritishBrown, Edwin Edgar, Merchant Navy17Assistant StewardFircrest +
BritishBrown, Fred Gilbert, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanFircrest +
BritishBrown, John, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanFircrest +
BritishBruce, Thomas, Merchant Navy19SailorFircrest +
BritishBye, Arthur, Merchant Navy36CookFircrest +
BritishDe Banzie, Edward Caesar, Merchant Navy29Second Radio OfficerFircrest +
BritishDodds, James, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanFircrest +
NorwegianEllefsen, Ragnvald, Merchant Navy55Second OfficerFircrest +
BritishFarrell, Michael, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerFircrest +
BritishFoster, Thomas, Merchant Navy23Fireman and TrimmerFircrest +
BritishGoldsworthy, Thomas Gill, Merchant Navy46Chief StewardFircrest +
BritishGoodchild, Reginald H.A., Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyFircrest +
BritishHamilton, Joseph, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerFircrest +
BritishHorrocks, James, Merchant Navy27Fireman and TrimmerFircrest +
BritishIrwin, William John, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerFircrest +
BritishJones, Samuel Islwyn, Merchant Navy33Chief OfficerFircrest +
BritishKay, John Hilton, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanFircrest +
BritishKeegan, John, Merchant Navy38Fireman and TrimmerFircrest +
BritishLeavey, Thomas Dennis, Merchant Navy21First Radio OfficerFircrest +
BritishMcCausland, James, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanFircrest +
BritishMcGinty, Francis, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerFircrest +
BritishMorrey, John, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerFircrest +
BritishOwen, Hugh Humphrey, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanFircrest +
BritishPalmer, Cyril Walter, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanFircrest +
South AfricanPretorius, Rudolf William Jacobus, Merchant Navy26SailorFircrest +
BritishSigsworth, Thomas Richardson, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerFircrest +
BritishSinclair, David, Merchant Navy53Boatswain (Bosun)Fircrest +
BritishSparks, Alfred, Merchant Navy43Fourth Engineer OfficerFircrest +
BritishSushko, Basil, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanFircrest +
BritishTuckett, Russell Helton, Merchant Navy43MasterFircrest +
BritishWarren, David Killen, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerFircrest +
BritishWheatcroft, Harry, Merchant Navy53GreaserFircrest +
BritishYeglis, Gerald, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyFircrest +
BritishYoung, Henry Edward, RN40Able Seaman (DEMS Gunner)Fircrest +

40 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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