Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British whale factory ship

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British whale factory ship Sourabaya.

Aboard Sourabaya when hit on 27 Oct 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
NorwegianAas, Oskar, Merchant Navy44Second Engineer OfficerSourabaya +
BritishAdwick, Percy Gerald, RM48Sergeant (DEMS gunner)Sourabaya +
BritishBarwise, Arthur William, Merchant Navy59StewardSourabaya +
BritishBlack, Ronald Thomas, Merchant Navy15Mess Room BoySourabaya +
BritishBlackett, William Henry, Merchant Navy33WaiterSourabaya +
CanadianBoddington, Cyril Harold, Merchant Navy31CookSourabaya +
BritishBooth, Griffin David, Merchant Navy35WaiterSourabaya +
BritishBrodsky, Paul Reinhard, Merchant Navy27StewardSourabaya +
BritishBroomfield, Walter, Merchant Navy45StewardSourabaya +
BritishBrowell, Kenneth, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanSourabaya +
BritishBurt, Alfred Henry, Merchant Navy23PorterSourabaya +
BritishByrne, Laurence, Merchant Navy18TrimmerSourabaya +
BritishCameron, Allan, Merchant Navy52Second Engineer OfficerSourabaya +
BritishCameron, George Alexander, Merchant NavyDonkeymanSourabaya +
BritishCanning, Wilfred John, Merchant Navy20StewardSourabaya +
BritishChandler, William Robert G.H., Merchant Navy41StewardSourabaya +
BritishCockerline, Frederick, Merchant Navy53BarkeeperSourabaya +
BritishColville, Edward Noble, Merchant Navy28Supernumerary Chief OfficerSourabaya +
NorwegianDalen, Oskar Arnold, Merchant NavyWhalerSourabaya +
BritishDavies, John Maurice, Merchant Navy25StewardSourabaya +
BritishDawson, John Michael, Merchant Navy22PorterSourabaya +
BritishDawson, William Thompson, Merchant NavyMasterSourabaya
BritishDocherty, James, Merchant Navy37StewardSourabaya +
BritishEdward, Douglas Haig, Merchant Navy25StewardSourabaya +
BritishEdwards, J., Merchant NavyFruitmanSourabaya
NorwegianEllefsen, Edvard, Merchant Navy69Able SeamanSourabaya +
BritishGibson, Thomas, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardSourabaya +
BritishGranville, Frederick, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanSourabaya +
BritishGray, Robert Hunter, Merchant Navy16Assistant CookSourabaya +
BritishGray, William, Merchant Navy25Third MateSourabaya +
BritishGreenhill, Arthur T., Merchant Navy29Second OfficerSourabaya +
BritishGreensitt, Joseph, Merchant Navy51Chief StewardAthelempress, Robert E. Lee, Sourabaya +
BritishHadstead, J., Merchant NavyAssistant StewardSourabaya
BritishHanham, Kenneth Gwyn, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanSourabaya +
BritishHenderson, George, Merchant Navy41WriterSourabaya +
BritishHiggins, George Wilson, Merchant Navy21SailorSourabaya +
BritishHilton, Selwyn Ronald, Merchant Navy31Assistant StewardSourabaya +
BritishHobbs, Albert William, Merchant Navy39Assistant CellarmanSourabaya +
BritishHodge, William Alfred, Merchant Navy18Mess Room BoySourabaya +
South AfricanHunt, Peter A., Merchant Navy23Fireman and TrimmerSourabaya +
BritishHutchison, Charles, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanSourabaya +
BritishHutchison, Peter, Merchant Navy20PumpmanSourabaya +
BritishJohn, Arthur Stanley, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerSourabaya +
BritishKhan Bahadur, , Merchant Navy46CookSourabaya +
BritishKing, James, Merchant Navy28FiremanSourabaya +
BritishLove, Alexander, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Sourabaya +
BritishMacDonald, Glencoe, Merchant NavySixth Engineer OfficerSourabaya
BritishMacKenzie, David Gordon, Merchant NavyFourth Engineer OfficerSourabaya
BritishMcCarthy, R., Merchant Navy32SailorSourabaya +
BritishMcLaren, George, Merchant Navy28CookSourabaya +
BritishMcManus, James, Merchant Navy33StewardSourabaya +
BritishMcMorrow, John, Merchant Navy42Assistant CookSourabaya +
BritishMontgomery, John, Merchant NavyTrimmerSourabaya +
BritishMorris, Joseph Leslie, Merchant Navy53Chief StewardSourabaya +
BritishMullins, Dennis Antony Clifden, Merchant Navy31StewardSourabaya +
BritishMurchie, R. A., Merchant NavyStewardSourabaya
BritishMurdock, William Christie, Merchant NavyFiremanSourabaya
BritishNeale, William Harold, Merchant Navy27StewardSourabaya +
BritishNicol, Stanley, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoySourabaya +
BritishO'Reilly, Hugh, Merchant Navy29Assistant StewardSourabaya +
BritishPaul, Eric John Henry, Merchant Navy41CookSourabaya +
BritishPayn, George Henry, Merchant Navy65DonkeymanSourabaya +
BritishPayne, George Frederick, Merchant Navy39Chief CookSourabaya +
BritishPayne, Joseph Norman, Merchant Navy36Assistant StewardSourabaya +
NorwegianPettersen, Petter Hugo, Merchant Navy24DonkeymanLancing, Sourabaya +
BritishPeuckert, Albert Stanley, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardSourabaya +
BritishPink, S., Merchant NavyStewardSourabaya
BritishPoleson, Arthur Bruce, Merchant Navy29CarpenterSourabaya +
BritishPortilli, J., Merchant Navy25SailorSourabaya +
BritishRawley, James Patrick, British ArmySergeant (DEMS gunner)Sourabaya
BritishRendall, Hector, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanSourabaya +
BritishRitch, Cecil William, Merchant Navy28Chief OfficerSourabaya +
BritishRitchie, John, Merchant NavyAble SeamanSourabaya
BritishSandilands, William, Merchant NavyFiremanSourabaya
BritishScott, George, Merchant Navy47StewardSourabaya +
BritishSlade, Arthur Henry, Merchant Navy42Assistant StewardSourabaya +
BritishSmith, Henry, Merchant Navy23FiremanSourabaya +
BritishSmith, Henry, British Army21GunnerSourabaya +
BritishSmith, William Andrew, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanSourabaya +
BritishSneddon, William, Merchant Navy38FiremanSourabaya +
NorwegianSolberg, Harald Georg, Merchant Navy35MateSourabaya
BritishSpero, C., Merchant NavyAssistant StewardSourabaya
BritishStanley, James, Merchant Navy26TrimmerSourabaya +
BritishTyson, Stephen James, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerSourabaya
BritishUllivers, Thomas, Merchant Navy43BarkeeperSourabaya +
BritishVaughan, Arthur Thomas, British Army29GunnerSourabaya +
BritishWales, Thomas Black, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardSourabaya +
BritishWard, James, Merchant Navy22SailorSourabaya +
BritishWarner, Bernard Anthony, Merchant Navy22Assistant StewardSourabaya +
BritishWhittick, Edward Charles, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerSourabaya +
BritishWorley, Donald Harry William, Merchant Navy26A/StewardSourabaya

91 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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