Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

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

Aboard Nicoya when hit on 12 May 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBrice, Ernest Henry, Merchant NavyMasterNicoya
BritishGeorge, William John, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanNicoya +
BritishMills, Henry, British Army24Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Nicoya +
BritishNewcomb, James Stanley, Merchant Navy35Third Engineer OfficerNicoya +
BritishPhillips, Douglas, Merchant Navy35Boatswain (Bosun)Nicoya +
BritishSmith, Frank Lyle, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerNicoya +
BritishWoodthorpe, Harold Victor, Merchant Navy20CarpenterNicoya +

7 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.