Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor 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 motor merchant Waiwera.

Aboard Waiwera when hit on 29 Jun 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishActon, Albert William, Merchant Navy28DonkeymanWaiwera
BritishAdam, James, Merchant Navy38Chief Engineer OfficerWaiwera +
BritishAndrews, Cyril Maurice, Merchant NavyMasterWaiwera
New ZealandBluck, Norman Bradford, RNZAF21Passenger (Pilot)Waiwera
New ZealandBricknell, R.H., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
New ZealandChandler, John Lincoln, RNZAF21Passenger (Flight Sergeant)Waiwera
New ZealandDevereaux, J.R.R., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
BritishDocherty, James, Merchant Navy17WorkawayWaiwera +
BritishGribbin, J.A., RAFPassenger (Rigger)Waiwera
New ZealandHannigan, D.G., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
BritishHickling, Eric Arnold, Merchant NavyChief OfficerWaiwera
New ZealandHughes, C.F.P., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
New ZealandHumphreys, Noel Robert Shakespeare, RNZAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Waiwera
BritishJames, William Henry, Merchant Navy42CarpenterWaiwera +
BritishLarcombe, William Thomas, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waiwera +
BritishLatter, George Otto, Merchant NavyLamp TrimmerWaiwera
CanadianMackenzie, Donald Farquhar Alexander, Merchant Navy24Ninth Engineer OfficerWaiwera +
New ZealandMarshall, Reginald Arthur, RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
BritishNew, F.J., RAFPassenger (Engineer Officer)Waiwera
BritishNichols, Cyril, Merchant NavyAble SeamanWaiwera
BritishNoakes, George, Merchant Navy55Second Cook and BakerWaiwera +
New ZealandO'Halloran, B.S., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
New ZealandRitchie, B.J., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
New ZealandRollett, Noel Charles, RNZAF30Passenger (Flight Sergeant)Waiwera
New ZealandShaw, Keith Fred, RNZAF22Passenger (Flight Sergeant)Waiwera
BritishSmith, James, Merchant Navy26Crew memberWaiwera
BritishSowden, Douglas, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waiwera
New ZealandTate, A.F., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
BritishThompson, Horace Leslie, Merchant Navy33Assistant StewardWaiwera +
BritishWhite, Francis William, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerWaiwera
BritishWidger, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy52Assistant StewardWaiwera +
BritishWilkins, Ernest A., Merchant NavyCrew memberWaiwera
New ZealandWood, C.E.B., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera
New ZealandYoung, B.E., RNZAFPassenger (Pilot)Waiwera

34 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.