Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

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

Aboard Arakaka when hit on 22 Jun 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBell, George, Merchant Navy26Assistant StewardArakaka +
CanadianBoone, Victor, Merchant NavyAssistant StewardArakaka +
BritishBriley, Walter, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerArakaka +
BritishChambers, Thomas Robert, Merchant Navy20Second Radio OfficerArakaka +
BritishClarke, James, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerArakaka +
BritishCoole, James Thomas, Merchant Navy61Chief Engineer OfficerArakaka +
BritishCreer, James, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerArakaka +
BritishDiamond, John, Merchant Navy35Assistant StewardArakaka +
BritishFenelon, Robert, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerArakaka +
CanadianGreen, Leo, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanArakaka +
BritishHalsall, William John, Merchant Navy50Second Engineer OfficerArakaka +
BritishHargreaves, Robert, Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerArakaka +
BritishHeys, Horace Buckley, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun)Arakaka +
BritishHollingsworth, Edward, Merchant Navy23SailorArakaka +
BritishHughson, William Edward, Merchant Navy28CookArakaka +
IrishJack, Alexander Charles, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerArakaka +
BritishJohnson, Charles, Merchant Navy45First Radio OfficerArakaka +
BritishKearney, Martin, Merchant Navy45DonkeymanArakaka +
BritishKelly, Patrick, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerArakaka +
BritishMcKenzie, William Guilliland, Merchant Navy46Chief OfficerArakaka +
BritishMcLoughlin, Henry, Merchant Navy50Fireman and TrimmerArakaka +
BritishNice, Francis William, Merchant Navy29Chief CookArakaka +
BritishOwens, William Elgar, Merchant Navy30Second OfficerArakaka +
BritishPortass, Sidney Leslie, RAFVR26Meteorologist (Squadron Leader)Arakaka +
BritishRoberts, Cadwaladr Emrys, Merchant Navy36Third Engineer OfficerArakaka +
BritishRoberts, James, Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerArakaka +
BritishRoberts, John, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanArakaka +
BritishRoberts, Leslie, Merchant Navy21SailorArakaka +
BritishRoberts, Stanley, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanArakaka +
BritishRooke, James Garnett, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Arakaka +
BritishShort, Percy William Henry, RAFVR33Meteorologist (Leading Aircraftman)Arakaka +
BritishSilvester, William, Merchant Navy34StewardArakaka +
BritishSmith, Harold Arthur, Merchant Navy33Chief StewardArakaka +
BritishTalent, Walter Thomas, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanArakaka +
BritishTurnbull, Harold James, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanArakaka +
BritishWalker, William, Merchant Navy60MasterArakaka +
BritishWetherill, Albert Cyril, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanArakaka +
BritishWhale, Ronald Gordon, Merchant Navy21Third Radio OfficerArakaka +
BritishWilliams, Francis, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerArakaka +
BritishWrighton, Richard Henry Roland, RAFVR23Meteorologist (Corporal)Arakaka +

40 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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