Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard Hartlebury when hit on 7 Jul 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Anderson, George Edward, Merchant Navy19Assistant StewardHartlebury +
Armstrong, Peter, Merchant Navy17Junior CadetHartlebury
Armstrong, Robert, Merchant Navy17Assistant CookHartlebury +
Baldwin, George, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hartlebury +
Chambers, Stanley, Merchant Navy16Cabin BoyHartlebury +
Clark, Eric Alexander Doctor, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanHartlebury +
Clifford, John Joseph, British Army28GunnerHartlebury +
Cook, John Thomas, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardHartlebury +
Cox, Denis, Merchant Navy19Senior CadetHartlebury
Daley, Joseph John, Merchant Navy25GreaserHartlebury +
Dixon, Geoffrey, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanHartlebury +
Dunn, Robert, Merchant Navy23CookHartlebury +
Forth, Needham, Merchant NavyThird OfficerHartlebury
Harris, Sydney Dennis, RN36Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hartlebury +
Hutchinson, Henry, Merchant Navy38Fireman and TrimmerHartlebury +
Jennings, Jack, RN24Convoy Leading SignalmanHartlebury +
Jessen, Christian, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanHartlebury +
Johnson, John William, Merchant Navy50StewardHartlebury +
Kelly, Ernest Henry, Merchant Navy53Fireman and TrimmerHartlebury +
Land, Magnus Thompson, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hartlebury +
Little, Andrew Philipps, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hartlebury +
Mallin, Edward Gordon, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyHartlebury +
McFadyen, Robert Muir, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerHartlebury +
Parkinson, David William P., Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerHartlebury +
Parsons, Harry James, British ArmyGunner (DEMS gunner)Hartlebury +
Ratcliffe, Luke Kelly, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerHartlebury +
Shield, Christopher Laidler Harrison, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerHartlebury +
Shipley, Alfred, Merchant Navy50Boatswain (Bosun)Hartlebury +
Shirley, Robert, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerHartlebury +
Sibbitt, Herbert Ernest, Merchant Navy33Second Radio OfficerHartlebury +
Spence, Harold, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerHartlebury +
Sproates, James, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerHartlebury +
Stafford, Frederick, Merchant Navy35CarpenterHartlebury +
Stephenson, George Welbourne, Merchant Navy42MasterEmpire Storm, Hartlebury
Storey, George Alexander, Merchant Navy20Third Radio OfficerHartlebury +
Storey, John Judd, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerHartlebury +
Taylor, George Norman, RN23Convoy SignalmanHartlebury +
Tighe, Joseph Percy, Merchant Navy39Second Engineer OfficerHartlebury +
Turley, Derek Thomas, RN20Convoy Ordinary SignalmanHartlebury +
Wells, Lancelot Ormston, Merchant Navy20SailorHartlebury +
Welsh, Philip, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Hartlebury +
Youngs, Eric Maystan Dunstan, Merchant Navy21StewardHartlebury +

42 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?
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