Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Craig H. Adamson

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

Aboard Darcoila when hit on 26 Sep 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
IndianAli Shoed, , Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerDarcoila +
IndianAli Somed, , Merchant Navy33DonkeymanDarcoila +
BritishAllan, William Reginald, Merchant Navy34Third Engineer OfficerDarcoila +
BritishAnderson, William, Merchant Navy37MasterDarcoila +
BritishAtkinson, Kenneth, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeDarcoila +
BritishBottomley, John William, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeDarcoila +
BritishCurran, John Francis, Merchant Navy32Third OfficerDarcoila +
BritishElliott, Norman, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerDarcoila +
BritishEsplin, Stanley, Merchant Navy32CookDarcoila +
CanadianForsey, Robert Aron, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanDarcoila +
BritishGillingwater, Clement Harold, Merchant Navy40Radio OfficerDarcoila +
BritishHolmes, Robert Arthur, Merchant Navy67Second Engineer OfficerDarcoila +
CanadianInkpen, Lloyd Nelson, Merchant Navy24SailorDarcoila +
BritishKay, Douglas Arthur, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoyDarcoila +
BritishKeegan, Charles, Merchant Navy52Boatswain (Bosun)Darcoila +
IndianKhan Anfore, , Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerDarcoila +
IndianKhan Israel, , Merchant Navy29Greaser and FiremanDarcoila +
IndianKhan Monohor, , Merchant Navy41Fireman and TrimmerDarcoila +
BritishMarr, William, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerDarcoila +
IndianMeah Monoo, , Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerDarcoila +
CanadianMorgan, William Stanley, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanDarcoila +
CanadianMoulton, Sefton, Merchant Navy30SailorDarcoila +
BritishNaismith, John Collins, Merchant Navy42Chief OfficerDarcoila +
BritishNilsson, Frederic, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanDarcoila +
BritishRandall, Victor, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyDarcoila +
BritishRobertson, John, Merchant Navy68Chief Engineer OfficerDarcoila +
BritishSandercock, George William, Merchant Navy32StewardDarcoila +
CanadianSnow, Sutherland, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanDarcoila +
BritishStrong, William James, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyDarcoila +
BritishTaylor, Alfred, RN41Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Darcoila +
IndianUllah Hasmath, , Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerDarcoila +
IndianUllah Koramath, , Merchant Navy27Fireman and TrimmerDarcoila +
IndianUllah Tayeb, , Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerDarcoila +
IndianUllah Torrick, , Merchant Navy37Fireman and TrimmerDarcoila +
IndianUllah Wazid, , Merchant Navy36Greaser and FiremanDarcoila +
BritishWhitehead, Frederick George, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanDarcoila +
BritishWilliams, Owen Henry, Merchant Navy23CarpenterDarcoila +

37 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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