Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam tanker

Photo courtesy of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, P24037

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

Aboard Shirvan when hit on 10 Nov 1944

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAshall, George, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Shirvan +
BritishAustrin, Percival Robert, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Shirvan
BritishBerridge, Wilfred, RN27Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Shirvan +
BritishBriggs, Ronald Thornton, Merchant Navy35Second Radio OfficerShirvan +
BritishCunningham, Alexander Mitchell, Merchant Navy28GreaserShirvan +
BritishDoherty, George James, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanShirvan +
BritishDryden, Andrew Miles, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanShirvan +
BritishEtchells, Leslie David, Merchant Navy18StewardShirvan +
BritishHarrison, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy59GreaserShirvan +
BritishHill, Robert Henry Watson, Merchant Navy22Senior Ordinary SeamanShirvan +
BritishJohnston, John Edward, Merchant NavyFourth Engineer OfficerShirvan
BritishJunni, Stanley George, Merchant Navy23CarpenterShirvan +
BritishKerr, Charles George, Merchant Navy20Third OfficerShirvan +
BritishMain, Francis Lacey, Merchant NavyChief OfficerShirvan
BritishMcFarlane, James, Merchant Navy61FiremanShirvan +
BritishMorgan, Patrick Joseph, Merchant Navy37Chief StewardShirvan +
BritishMurray, John, Merchant Navy20FiremanShirvan +
BritishO'Callaghan, James, Merchant Navy45CookShirvan +
BritishPattenden, Edward Fermor, Merchant NavyMasterShirvan +
BritishThatcher, Henry Edward, Merchant Navy18Steward's BoyShirvan +
BritishVenton, Jack, Merchant Navy19Senior Ordinary SeamanShirvan +

21 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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