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 Holmside.

Aboard Holmside when hit on 19 Jul 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
MalayAin Dan, , Merchant Navy42Able SeamanHolmside +
BritishBrito, Antonio De Rozario, Merchant Navy58Able SeamanHolmside +
BritishBuglass, Harry Alexander, Merchant Navy55Chief OfficerHolmside +
BritishCaulfield, Norman, Merchant Navy38MasterHolmside, Wallsend
BritishCoxe, Wilbert James, Merchant Navy29Third Engineer OfficerHolmside +
BritishDavey, James Patrick, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Holmside +
BritishEastwood, Leslie Moorhouse, Merchant Navy35Second Radio OfficerHolmside +
BritishEbanks, Hazmah, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanHolmside +
BritishGeorge, Figarie, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanHolmside +
BritishGill, Charles Richard, Merchant Navy44StewardHolmside +
BritishHale, Alexander Robert, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Holmside +
BritishHancock, Harold, RN29Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Holmside +
IndianMahomed Salleh, , Merchant Navy46Able SeamanHolmside +
BritishMcKie, John, Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerHolmside
BritishPage, Edward George, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyHolmside +
BritishPaterson, John George, Merchant Navy32CookHolmside +
BritishPeters, Darrel, Merchant Navy56Able SeamanHolmside +
BritishRoberts, Joseph James Ray, Merchant Navy44First Radio OfficerHolmside +
BritishRobinson, Donald William, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoyHolmside +
PhilippineRulloda, Jose, Merchant Navy54Deck BoyHolmside +
BritishSeenassee, Julien, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanHolmside +
IndianUllah Foaz, , Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerHolmside +
IndianUllah John, , Merchant Navy41Fireman and TrimmerHolmside +

23 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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