Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Stuart Smith

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

Aboard Bassa when hit on 29 Sep 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAnderson, George Edward, Merchant Navy43MasterBassa +
BritishAshworth, Philip Austin, Merchant Navy33Chief StewardBassa +
BritishBamber, John Asbury, Merchant Navy26Chief OfficerBassa +
BritishBoyle, Bernard Owen, Merchant Navy25GreaserBassa +
BritishBoyle, John, Merchant Navy40FiremanBassa +
BritishCoates, Charles Francis, Merchant Navy19Second Radio OfficerBassa +
IrishCole, Alexander Robert, Merchant Navy29Third OfficerBassa +
BritishCraig, William, Merchant Navy46Chief Engineer OfficerBassa +
BritishDawson, George, Merchant Navy43FiremanBassa +
BritishDeakin, Harold, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerBassa +
BritishDickinson, Hugh, Merchant Navy18TrimmerBassa +
BritishDoran, William, Merchant Navy20FiremanBassa +
BritishDunsmuir, Robert Allan, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanBassa +
BritishEaton, William Henry, Merchant Navy28FiremanBassa +
BritishElliott, Albert Edward, RM43Marine (DEMS gunner)Bassa +
BritishFinney, William John, Merchant Navy41First Radio OfficerBassa +
BritishFleming, Joseph Patrick, Merchant Navy26FiremanBassa +
BritishGolightly, John Patrick, Merchant Navy27FiremanBassa +
IrishGormley, James, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyBassa +
BritishGustafson, Frederick Thomas, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardBassa +
BritishHart, William James, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanBassa +
BritishHeeks, William Lowe, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Bassa +
BritishHenderson, John Leslie, Merchant Navy33Second Engineer OfficerBassa +
BritishJohnson, Harold, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanBassa +
BritishJones, Joseph, Merchant Navy41FiremanBassa +
BritishJones, William Owen, Merchant Navy25FiremanBassa +
BritishKitchen, Peter, Merchant Navy59Cook and BakerBassa +
BritishLarge, Arthur Cyril, Merchant Navy28Second OfficerBassa +
BritishMaber, Ronald, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanBassa +
BritishMaguire, John, Merchant Navy33TrimmerBassa +
BritishMcDonnell, Edward James, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanBassa +
BritishMoore, Robert, Merchant Navy52FiremanBassa +
BritishMorris, William Paul, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanBassa +
BritishMyers, George, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyBassa +
BritishParr, Thomas, Merchant Navy17Steward’s BoyBassa +
BritishPerkins, Reginald William Edward, Merchant Navy21Assistant CookBassa +
BritishPrice, John Thomas, Merchant Navy20TrimmerBassa +
BritishRigby, Christopher, Merchant Navy20TrimmerBassa +
SwedishSandin, Charles Gustav, Merchant Navy70Able SeamanBassa +
BritishShepherd, Philip Edward, Merchant Navy34Boatswain (Bosun)Bassa +
BritishSmith, John Robert, Merchant Navy25CarpenterBassa +
BritishStanistreet, Ernest, Merchant Navy23TrimmerBassa +
BritishStephens, Luke, Merchant Navy35GreaserBassa +
BritishThompson, George Franklyn, Merchant Navy28Third Engineer OfficerBassa +
BritishTurner, Herbert, Merchant Navy17Steward’s BoyBassa +
BritishWaring, John, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanBassa +
BritishWilcox, Sidney, Merchant Navy19TrimmerBassa +
BritishWilliams, Elwyn, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanBassa +
BritishWiltshire, Robert James, Merchant Navy32FiremanBassa +
BritishWright, James, Merchant Navy34FiremanBassa +

50 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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