Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Oakcrest under her former name Korana

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

Aboard Oakcrest when hit on 23 Nov 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Aird, Robert Gilbert, Merchant NavyAble Seaman Oakcrest
Alexander, Thomas Arthur, Merchant Navy21Third Officer Oakcrest +
Anderson, Alexander Chapman, Merchant Navy59Second Engineer Officer Oakcrest +
Butchart, Evan Thompson, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer Officer Oakcrest +
Caddick, Arthur Gladstone, Merchant Navy39Fireman and Trimmer Oakcrest +
Campbell, James, Merchant Navy24Sailor Oakcrest
Carr, Edward, Merchant Navy35Fireman and Trimmer Oakcrest +
Carr, William, Merchant Navy25Fireman and Trimmer Oakcrest +
Cusack, Trevor, Merchant Navy19Third Radio Officer Oakcrest +
Daley, William, Merchant Navy40Able Seaman Oakcrest +
Davis, John, Merchant Navy31Greaser Oakcrest +
Delaney, Frank James, Merchant Navy19Sailor Oakcrest +
Dixon, John Raymond, Merchant Navy27Second Radio Officer Oakcrest +
Dupain, Nicholas Lonsdale, Merchant NavyAble Seaman Oakcrest
Dyer, Samuel Gordon, Merchant Navy50Master Oakcrest +
Elder, Michael Patrick, Merchant Navy18Fireman and Trimmer Oakcrest +
Fenton, Michael, Merchant Navy43First Radio Officer Oakcrest +
Forbes, Stewart, Merchant Navy54Chief Officer Oakcrest +
Freeman, Frank Walter, Merchant NavySailor Oakcrest
Hall, James, Merchant Navy39Third Engineer Officer Oakcrest +
Harrison, Herbert, Merchant Navy33Carpenter Oakcrest +
Hayes, Charles, Merchant Navy54Donkeyman Oakcrest +
Hobbs, Charles Thomas, Merchant Navy29Cook Oakcrest +
Johnson, William, Merchant NavyFireman Oakcrest
Kelsey, John James, Merchant Navy19Assistant Steward Oakcrest +
King, John, Merchant Navy28Sailor Oakcrest +
MacKinnon, John, Merchant Navy22Able Seaman Oakcrest +
McDonough, Martin, Merchant Navy34Fireman and Trimmer Oakcrest +
McLeod, Evander, Merchant Navy19Ordinary Seaman Oakcrest +
McLoughlin, James, Merchant Navy27Greaser Oakcrest +
McNamara, Cornelius, Merchant Navy16Galley Boy Oakcrest +
Mohama Salli, , Merchant Navy40Fireman and Trimmer Oakcrest +
O’Brien, Thomas, Merchant Navy29Fireman and Trimmer Oakcrest +
Pemberton, William Charles, Merchant Navy17Assistant Steward Oakcrest +
Pull, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy25Second Officer Oakcrest +
Reinwald, Hugh, Merchant Navy18Fireman and Trimmer Oakcrest +
Sage, Walter William, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner) Oakcrest +
Stanworth, James William, Merchant NavyChief Steward Oakcrest
Storey, Richard, Merchant Navy18Fireman and Trimmer Oakcrest +
Sullivan, Thomas, Merchant Navy40Fourth Engineer Officer Oakcrest +
Whitty, Walter, Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun) Oakcrest +

41 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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