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 Thistlegarth.

Aboard Thistlegarth when hit on 15 Oct 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAtkinson, Herbert, Merchant Navy50Chief Engineer OfficerThistlegarth +
BritishBailey, John Henry, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanThistlegarth +
BritishBaker, Peter Charles, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeThistlegarth +
BritishBakes, Leonard, Merchant Navy20SailorThistlegarth +
BritishBird, Albert, Merchant Navy37FiremanThistlegarth +
BritishBurrows, Thomas, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanThistlegarth +
BritishCain, Cyril, Merchant Navy22FiremanThistlegarth +
BritishCarey, John William, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerThistlegarth +
BritishCarr, Henry Francis, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardThistlegarth +
BritishCheyne, James, Merchant Navy38CarpenterThistlegarth +
BritishCollier, William Charles, Merchant Navy55FiremanThistlegarth +
BritishCoultas, Harry, Merchant Navy32SailorThistlegarth +
BritishCuckson, Thomas John, Merchant Navy38FiremanThistlegarth +
IrishDwyer, John, Merchant Navy44FiremanThistlegarth +
BritishFoster, Charles, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanThistlegarth +
BritishGillespie, Alfred William, Merchant Navy27Second OfficerThistlegarth +
BritishHair, Thomas, Merchant Navy19Mess Room StewardThistlegarth +
BritishHarrison, Maurice, Merchant Navy17CadetThistlegarth +
BritishJennings, Cyril, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanThistlegarth +
BritishLampey, Walter, Merchant Navy55FiremanThistlegarth +
BritishMcIver, Ernest John, Merchant Navy39Third Engineer OfficerThistlegarth +
BritishMcNally, Joseph, Merchant Navy42FiremanThistlegarth +
BritishPinkney, Cyril, Merchant Navy36Second Engineer OfficerThistlegarth +
BritishPleasants, Sidney, Merchant Navy48FiremanThistlegarth +
BritishPlummer, Donald, Merchant Navy47MasterThistlegarth +
BritishRoutledge, Charles Ernest, Merchant Navy24FiremanThistlegarth +
BritishSeymour, Ronald, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerThistlegarth +
BritishSmee, George David, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanThistlegarth +
BritishWillis, Robert Scorer, Merchant Navy43Chief StewardThistlegarth
BritishWinter, Richard Henry, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanThistlegarth +
BritishWratten, Sydney, RN52Petty Officer Stoker (DEMS gunner)Thistlegarth +

31 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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