Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Port Gisborne

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 Port Gisborne.

Aboard Port Gisborne when hit on 11 Oct 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Barltrop, John Ernest, Merchant Navy29SailorPort Gisborne +
Booth, George Frederick, Merchant Navy31Senior Third Engineer OfficerPort Gisborne +
Cable, Arthur James, Merchant Navy33Lamp TrimmerPort Gisborne +
Clay, Robert, Merchant Navy36Chief ElectricianPort Gisborne, Port Victor
Craze, Thomas Ormonde, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerPort Gisborne +
D'Agorne, Adolphe Julien, Merchant Navy56Chief Refrigerator EngineerPort Gisborne
Dean, William Frank, Merchant Navy26GreaserPort Gisborne +
Edwards, Harold, Merchant Navy26Assistant EngineerPort Gisborne +
Garner, Richard Ernest, Merchant Navy31Second OfficerPort Gisborne +
Golley, Rodney John, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanPort Gisborne +
Hamerton, Claude Stanley, Merchant Navy49Chief Engineer OfficerPort Gisborne +
Hayward, Harry, Merchant Navy34Assistant StewardPort Gisborne +
Hewer, Reginald John Henry, Merchant Navy31SailorPort Gisborne +
Hocking, Winson J., Merchant Navy24Junior Engineer OfficerPort Gisborne +
Hunter, James, Merchant Navy56Second Cook and BakerPort Gisborne +
Isaacs, Bernard Reginald, Merchant Navy30Assistant EngineerPort Gisborne +
Kippins, Thomas, Merchant NavyMasterPort Gisborne
Light, Sydney Herbert, Merchant NavyAble SeamanPort Gisborne
Manson, Magnus John, Merchant Navy22SailorPort Gisborne +
Mather, Mervyn Llewellyn, Merchant Navy41Senior Second Engineer OfficerPort Gisborne, Port Jackson
Neave, Jack Herbert, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanPort Gisborne +
Post, Henry McGregor, Merchant NavyChief OfficerPort Gisborne
Robertson, Robert Ian, Merchant Navy16ApprenticePort Gisborne +
Rose, Frederick William, Merchant Navy50First Radio OfficerPort Gisborne +
Rowan, Edward, Merchant Navy23Junior Third Engineer OfficerPort Gisborne +
Russell, Albert, Merchant Navy56StorekeeperPort Gisborne +
Shadick, Eric Carden, Merchant Navy18Engineers’ BoyPort Gisborne +
Shoesmith, George Edward, Merchant Navy26Ordinary SeamanPort Gisborne +
Slinger, Rex Stephen, Merchant Navy19Second Radio OfficerPort Gisborne +
Spargo, David Thomas Charles, Merchant Navy19Junior Third Engineer OfficerPort Gisborne
Sullivan, P., Merchant NavyGreaserPort Gisborne +
Thrupp, Leslie, Merchant Navy22QuartermasterPort Gisborne +
White, Archibald, Merchant Navy39Second Refrigerator EngineerPort Gisborne +

33 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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