Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Peabody Essex Collection, Massachusetts

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

Aboard Willimantic when hit on 24 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Ali Hassan, , Merchant NavyGalley BoyWillimantic +
Caffrey, Timothy, Merchant Navy52DonkeymanWillimantic
Carter, J.F., Merchant NavyFourth Engineer OfficerWillimantic
Claire, John, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanWillimantic
Cross, M.J., Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanWillimantic
Curran, Jim, Merchant NavyGreaserWillimantic
Delany, Frank, Merchant Navy40Chief OfficerWillimantic
DuLany, J.T., Merchant NavyAble SeamanWillimantic
Ellis, George Henry, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerWillimantic +
Everett, Leon Otto, Merchant NavyMasterBonheur, Willimantic
Forbes, J.B.R., Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerWillimantic
Hartley, Harry Kenneth, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerWillimantic +
Hoey, O., Merchant Navy53Able SeamanWillimantic
Kehoe, Francis Leslie, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanWillimantic
Kiely, S.M., Merchant NavyAble SeamanWillimantic
MacNiel, Donald, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanWillimantic +
Mahomed Yama, , Merchant NavyFiremanWillimantic
Matthews, Frederick, Merchant Navy23GreaserWillimantic
McIntyre, George Thomas, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)Willimantic
McNamara, L.C., DEMS gunlayerWillimantic
Melvin, John M., Merchant Navy64Chief StewardWillimantic
Merritt, G.L., Merchant NavyChief CookWillimantic
Metcalfe, Benjamin Mitchinson, Merchant NavySecond OfficerWillimantic
Metters, William Henry, Merchant NavyGreaserWillimantic
Mohammed Rubin, , Merchant Navy25Second CookWillimantic
Mummery, Charles James, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanWillimantic +
Robinson, J.P., Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerWillimantic
Ross, G., Merchant NavyAssistant StewardWillimantic
Scribbans, D., DEMS gunnerWillimantic
Stevens, John Francois, Merchant Navy27Second Engineer OfficerWillimantic
Stillman, Leonard Arthur, Merchant Navy21FiremanWillimantic
Sutton, Martin, RN35Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Willimantic, Yorktown +
Swanson, R., Merchant NavyAble SeamanWillimantic
Tracy, A.L., Merchant NavyFiremanWillimantic
Waddy, Arthur, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanWillimantic
Wardell, W., Merchant Navy28Second StewardWillimantic
Yarranton, G.A., Merchant NavyFiremanWillimantic
Youds, Francis E., Merchant Navy23First Radio OfficerWillimantic +

38 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.