Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2303

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

Aboard Holystone when hit on 14 Feb 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAllan, James, Merchant Navy46Second Engineer OfficerHolystone +
BritishBailey, Allan Denham, Merchant Navy26Chief OfficerHolystone +
BritishBain, John Stewart, Merchant Navy32MasterHolystone +
BritishBaker, Sidney, Merchant Navy41Fireman and TrimmerHolystone +
BritishBlakeston, Donald Saral Simpson, Merchant Navy15Mess Room BoyHolystone +
BritishBriggs, Joseph William, Merchant Navy29Third OfficerHolystone +
BritishBrown, Stanley Reginald, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerHolystone +
CanadianBurgess, George Arthur, RCNVR29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Holystone +
BritishBurnham, Alfred, Merchant Navy46Chief Engineer OfficerHolystone +
BritishClark, Raymond, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyHolystone +
BritishClark, William James, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerHolystone +
BritishCunniam, Patrick, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanHolystone +
BritishDaley, John, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerHolystone +
BritishDonald, Malcolm, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerHolystone +
BritishGames, John Leslie, Merchant Navy27CarpenterHolystone +
BritishHarris, Leslie Victor, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Holystone +
CanadianHemeon, Gordon St. Claire, RCNR21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Holystone +
BritishHowes, Joseph Thomas Leslie, Merchant Navy42Able SeamanHolystone +
BritishJeffrey, George Macintyre, Merchant Navy24First Radio OfficerHolystone +
BritishLanguis, Dick, Merchant Navy61Fireman and TrimmerHolystone +
BritishLewis, Vernon Stanley, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeHolystone +
BritishLight, Ernest, RM42Marine (DEMS gunner)Holystone +
BritishLowther, Stanley, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyHolystone +
BritishMcColl, James, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerHolystone +
BritishMiller, Arthur Herbert, Merchant Navy30Third Engineer OfficerHolystone +
IrishMurphy, Daniel, Merchant Navy70Able SeamanHolystone +
BritishOliver, William, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanHolystone +
BritishPegg, John Robert, Merchant Navy34StewardHolystone +
BritishPotts, Sidney Martin, Merchant Navy40Second OfficerHolystone +
BritishRussell, Sidney, Merchant Navy28Boatswain (Bosun)Holystone +
BritishStuart, James, Merchant Navy17ApprenticeHolystone +
BritishTemperley, Henry, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerHolystone +
BritishWall, Frank, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanHolystone +
BritishWaller, Frederick George, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanHolystone +
BritishWalsh, Harold, Merchant Navy50CookHolystone +
BritishWarden, Alfred John, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanHolystone +
BritishWhite, Albert Edward, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerHolystone +
BritishWilliams, Stanley, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerHolystone +
BritishWright, William Henry, Merchant Navy17Second Radio OfficerHolystone +
BritishYannetta, Thomas, Merchant Navy46DonkeymanHolystone +

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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