Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-4430

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

Aboard Elmdene when hit on 8 Jun 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Aldcroft, Basil, Merchant Navy18SeamanElmdene
Beresford, Douglas, Merchant Navy23Ordinary SeamanElmdene
Brown, Ernest, Merchant Navy25SeamanElmdene
Byford, Harold, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanElmdene
Clark, Gordon, Merchant Navy36StewardElmdene
Clay, Ralston, Merchant Navy30Radio OfficerElmdene
Crane, Ernest, Merchant Navy26Marine EngineerElmdene
Dixon, John, Merchant Navy20CadetElmdene
Donnelly, Henry, Merchant Navy17Able SeamanElmdene
Fear, Ernest, Merchant Navy51MasterElmdene, Glendene +
Hanley, John, Merchant Navy36SeamanElmdene
Harlow, Mathew, Merchant Navy46SeamanElmdene
Harris, Ernest, Merchant Navy50SeamanElmdene
Hartley, Thomas, Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerElmdene
Harvey, Alexander, Merchant Navy25Radio OfficerElmdene
Johnston, Joseph, Merchant Navy40SeamanElmdene
King, George, Merchant Navy21SeamanElmdene
Kirkland, William, Merchant Navy51SeamanElmdene
Kroble, Harold, Merchant Navy21Ordinary SeamanElmdene
Lebrun, Arthur, Merchant Navy19Navigating OfficerElmdene
Liddle, Ralph, Merchant Navy38SeamanElmdene
McDonald, Charles Dennis, Merchant Navy20SeamanElmdene
Messe, James, Merchant Navy25SeamanElmdene
Morgan, John, Merchant Navy21EngineerElmdene
Peacock, William, Merchant Navy59EngineerElmdene
Robinson, Peter, Merchant Navy33Navigating OfficerElmdene
Salvage, John, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanElmdene
Smith, Anthony, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanElmdene
Taylor, Roy, Merchant Navy20StewardElmdene

29 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.