Ships hit by U-boats

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Tacoma Star

British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Allan C. Green Collection

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

Aboard Tacoma Star when hit on 1 Feb 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAdair, Joseph Francis, Merchant Navy20SailorTacoma Star +
BritishBailey, Frank, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Tacoma Star +
BritishBartels, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy19TrimmerTacoma Star +
BritishBayne, Hubert Alexander, Merchant Navy33TrimmerTacoma Star +
BritishBenbow, Anthony, Merchant Navy18CadetTacoma Star +
BritishBenn, Joseph, Merchant Navy45GreaserTacoma Star +
BritishBowers, Samuel, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishBranch, Thomas James, Merchant Navy19TrimmerTacoma Star +
BritishBrito, Pedro, Merchant Navy47DonkeymanTacoma Star +
BritishBrown, George, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanTacoma Star +
BritishBrowne, Jonathan Alexander, Merchant Navy41Donkeyman and GreaserTacoma Star +
BritishBryant, Vincent Joseph, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanTacoma Star +
BritishCaliste, Charles, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerTacoma Star +
BritishCave, William Charles, Merchant Navy38SailorTacoma Star +
BritishCavell, Norman Vincent, Merchant Navy40First Radio OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishDa Mowetta, Lewis, Merchant Navy23TrimmerTacoma Star +
BritishDavies, Emeric C., Merchant Navy28FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishDavies, Leonard M., Merchant Navy38FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishDe Pass, Henry Joseph, Merchant Navy22FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishDelaney, John, Merchant Navy60Refrigerator GreaserTacoma Star +
BritishDesson, Charles, Merchant Navy59GreaserTacoma Star +
BritishDoe, George, Merchant Navy37TrimmerTacoma Star +
BritishEdmonds, Jack Horatio, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishEvans, Alexander, Merchant Navy15Deck BoyTacoma Star +
BritishEvans, Owen, Merchant Navy28Assistant StewardTacoma Star +
BritishEvans, Tudor, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanTacoma Star +
BritishFrazer, George Nathaniel, Merchant Navy21TrimmerTacoma Star +
BritishGarland, William Charles, British Army26Gunner (DEMS gunner)Tacoma Star +
BritishGeorge, Wilfred, Merchant Navy28TrimmerTacoma Star +
BritishGomes, Manuel Antonio, Merchant Navy59FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishGordon, William, Merchant Navy25SailorTacoma Star +
BritishGoulding, John, Merchant Navy30Junior Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishHastings, Leonard, Merchant Navy25Refrigerator GreaserTacoma Star +
BritishHatton, Joseph James, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishHaughey, James Aloysius, Merchant Navy52Able SeamanTacoma Star +
BritishHiggins, Ephraim, Merchant Navy43Engine Room StorekeeperTacoma Star +
BritishHighton, Benjamin, Merchant Navy37Second OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishHogg, Frederick Shaw, Merchant Navy48Second Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishJackson, George Evan, Merchant Navy30SailorTacoma Star +
BritishJallow, Abdon Ramon, Merchant Navy27FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishJenkins, Peter, Merchant Navy23FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishJohn, Samuel, Merchant Navy41FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishJohnson, Charles, Merchant Navy49FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishJohnson, William Sidney, Merchant Navy39Chief StewardTacoma Star +
BritishJohnston, Korel, Merchant Navy35GreaserTacoma Star +
BritishJones, Charles Frederick, Merchant Navy24Junior Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishJones, Norman E., Merchant Navy15CadetTacoma Star +
BritishKendall, William, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanTacoma Star +
BritishKent, Thomas, RN35Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Tacoma Star +
BritishLaing, David, Merchant Navy22SailorTacoma Star +
BritishLawrence, William, Merchant Navy56FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishLewis, Jim, Merchant Navy29FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishMcCauley, John, Merchant Navy43FiremanTacoma Star +
New ZealandMcLean, Vere Alexander, Merchant Navy30Junior Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishMcNulty, Hugh Robert, Merchant Navy40Chief CookTacoma Star +
BritishMensah, Joseph Samuel, Merchant Navy39FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishMoore, John, Merchant Navy50FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishMoore, John Henry, Merchant Navy26FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishNealon, Patrick Gerald, Merchant Navy28Fourth OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishOnofaye, Gabriel Tolorunzu Ozolekorakorobiade, Merchant Navy36GreaserTacoma Star +
BritishPeter, Blue, Merchant Navy43FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishPeters, Norman, Merchant Navy47FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishPeters, Robert Alex, Merchant Navy33TrimmerTacoma Star +
BritishPhillip, Joseph, Merchant Navy32TrimmerTacoma Star +
IrishReddin, John, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanTacoma Star +
BritishReekie, David, Merchant Navy19Junior Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishRigby, Samuel, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun)Tacoma Star +
BritishRoberts, William George, Merchant Navy40Chief Refrigerator EngineerTacoma Star +
BritishRobinson, Denis, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Tacoma Star +
BritishRodriguez, Peter Raphael, Merchant Navy35Assistant StewardTacoma Star +
BritishRomaine, Joseph, Merchant Navy51Donkeyman and GreaserTacoma Star +
BritishRussell, James McCallum, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Tacoma Star +
BritishShiell, John Whitfield, Merchant Navy37Junior Third Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishSmitten, Goldbourn Bruce, Merchant Navy47TrimmerTacoma Star +
BritishSomeone, John, Merchant Navy59FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishSpencer, Thomas, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanTacoma Star +
South AfricanSunchsun, Anthony, Merchant Navy26FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishSwaine, Henry, Merchant Navy27Assistant StewardTacoma Star +
BritishSwanson, Nils, Merchant Navy47Refrigerator GreaserTacoma Star +
BelgianVan Der Auwera, Jozef Frans Virginia, Merchant Navy34CarpenterTacoma Star +
BritishWalker, John Andrew, Merchant Navy57Second Cook and BakerTacoma Star +
IrishWalsh, Eric Norman, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishWard, James Albert, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanTacoma Star +
BritishWatt, George William, Merchant Navy54Chief Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishWeaver, Ernest, Merchant Navy15Deck BoyTacoma Star +
BritishWhitehead, Robert George, Merchant Navy37MasterTacoma Star +
BritishWilliams, David, Merchant Navy43FiremanTacoma Star +
BritishWilson, John, Merchant Navy35Third Engineer OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishWilson, William, Merchant Navy25Assistant CookTacoma Star +
BritishWisdom, Walter Henry, Merchant Navy17SailorTacoma Star +
BritishWood, Albert, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardTacoma Star +
BritishWooding, Reginald James, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerTacoma Star +
BritishYoung, George Edward, Merchant Navy18Galley BoyTacoma Star +

93 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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