Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

British Premier

British steam tanker

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard British Premier when hit on 24 Dec 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAustin, Robert, Merchant NavySeamanBritish Premier
BritishBeggs, Thomas, Merchant Navy26Fifth Engineer OfficerBritish Premier +
BritishBlacklock, James Arthur, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanBritish Premier +
BritishBratley, Douglas Alan, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeBritish Premier +
IrishClery, Philip Francis, Merchant Navy42First Radio OfficerBritish Premier +
BritishCoombes, Roy Lester, Merchant Navy27Second Radio OfficerBritish Premier +
BritishCurnock, David Jackson, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeBritish Premier +
BritishDalziel, Francis, Merchant Navy48MasterBritish Premier +
BritishDarbyshire, Arthur Rowland, Merchant Navy35Chief Engineer OfficerBritish Premier +
BritishDavies, Edwin, Merchant Navy44FiremanBritish Premier +
BritishDavies, Evan Basil, Merchant Navy23SeamanBritish Premier, Empire Wagtail +
BritishGray, Herbert Clifford, Merchant Navy50GreaserBritish Premier +
BritishGriffiths, Evan Owen, Merchant NavySeamanBritish Premier
BritishHayes, Arthur Frederick, Merchant Navy35SailorBritish Premier +
BritishHayter, Edward William, RM46Marine (DEMS gunner)British Premier +
BritishKnowles, Eric James, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerBritish Premier +
BritishMacDermid, Donald John, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanBritish Premier +
BritishMcCart, Robert, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyBritish Premier +
BritishMoloney, Austin Griffith, Merchant Navy22SailorBritish Premier +
BritishNelson, William Graham, Merchant Navy35Second OfficerBritish Premier +
BritishO'Neill, Daniel, Merchant Navy20SailorBritish Premier +
BritishOrmston, Andrew, Merchant Navy36CarpenterBritish Premier +
BritishOwens, Robert Alfred, Merchant Navy19SailorBritish Premier +
FinnishPesari, Thomas, Merchant Navy52FiremanBritish Premier +
BritishPrice, John Wheeler, Merchant Navy50SailorBritish Premier +
BritishRuss, Walter, Merchant NavySeamanBritish Premier
BritishSeery, Michael, Merchant Navy36ElectricianBritish Premier +
BritishSmith, Harold, Merchant Navy31Chief OfficerBritish Premier +
BritishSteele, Robert, Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun)British Premier +
BritishSuero, Ramon, Merchant Navy50Engine Room StorekeeperBritish Premier +
BritishSutherland, Robert R., Merchant Navy29Chief CookBritish Premier +
BritishThornton, William Thomas, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyBritish Premier +
BritishTierney, Dennis Melville, Merchant Navy27Third OfficerBritish Premier +
BritishWhite, Frank Charles, Merchant Navy52GreaserBritish Premier +
BritishWilliams, Harold, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanBritish Premier +
BritishWilson, Kenneth George, Merchant Navy19Second StewardBritish Premier +

36 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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