Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of the Allen Collection

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

Aboard Dafila when hit on 18 Mar 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAdan Mohamed, , Merchant Navy36DonkeymanDafila +
BritishColquhoun, Douglas Hamilton, Merchant Navy59Chief Engineer OfficerDafila +
BritishCoogan, James Joseph, Merchant Navy31Third Engineer OfficerDafila +
BritishFarag Abdul, , Merchant NavyFireman and TrimmerDafila +
BritishGraves, Robert William, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Dafila +
BritishGunner, George Alfred, British Army34Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Dafila +
BritishHassan, Mohamed, Merchant Navy34FiremanDafila +
BritishHassenein, Sayed, Merchant Navy18Galley BoyDafila +
BritishHeggen, James, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerDafila +
BritishHenderson, Joseph Sheraton, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanDafila +
BritishMakinson, Stanley, Merchant Navy34Second OfficerDafila +
BritishMancini, George, Merchant Navy32CookDafila +
BritishMitchell, Bernard John, Merchant Navy23Second Radio OfficerDafila +
CanadianMohra, Johannes R., Merchant NavyAble SeamanDafila +
IrishMorrow, Robert Arthur, Merchant Navy57Able SeamanDafila +
BritishMugford, George, Merchant NavyMasterDafila
BritishMunro, Arthur Cowan, Merchant Navy55Second Engineer OfficerDafila +
BritishMurray, Robert, Merchant Navy48Chief StewardDafila +
IrishO'Brien, Thomas Joseph, British Army35Gunner (DEMS gunner)Dafila +
BritishO'Neill, Edward James, Merchant Navy28SailorDafila +
BritishParker, John Douglas, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardDafila +
BritishYussef, Omar, Merchant Navy25FiremanDafila +

22 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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