Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

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

Aboard Cortes when hit on 26 Sep 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAziz Abdul, , Merchant Navy48GreaserCortes, Lapwing +
BritishBisson, Richard, Merchant Navy30Passenger (Boatswain)Cortes +
SpanishBlanco, Antonio, Merchant Navy63DonkeymanCortes +
BritishBosdet, Jack Percival, Merchant Navy31Passenger (Chief Officer)Cortes
BritishBowen, John James, Merchant Navy59Chief OfficerCortes +
BritishCalauod, Ruperto, Merchant Navy64Able SeamanCortes +
BritishCastle, Stephen Robert, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyCortes +
BritishCooper, Maurice George, Merchant Navy29Second Radio OfficerCortes +
BritishDavison, James, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cortes +
BritishDay, Frederick William, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cortes +
BritishDoyle, Robert, Merchant Navy55Passenger (Chief Steward)Cortes +
BritishGibson, James, Merchant Navy48Third Engineer OfficerCortes +
BritishGoodwin, Derek Thomas, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyCortes +
BritishGore, Percy Walter, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cortes +
BritishGrease, Leslie Thomas, Merchant Navy36Assistant StewardCortes +
IndianHaniffa Abdul Hamid, , Merchant Navy28Able SeamanCortes +
BritishHaresnape, George Alan, Merchant Navy41First Radio OfficerCortes +
MalayHasan Galib, , Merchant Navy51Able SeamanCortes +
BritishHassan Ahmed, , Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerCortes +
BritishHassan Said, , Merchant Navy43Fireman and TrimmerCortes +
BritishHopkins, Lewis, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerCortes +
BritishJackson, Alexander George, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cortes +
BritishKassim Hassan Ali, , Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerCortes +
BritishMacRae, Donald Roy, Merchant Navy40MasterCortes +
BritishMcHugh, James, Merchant Navy32CookCortes +
BritishMillard, Walter, Merchant Navy51CarpenterCortes +
MalayMohamed Hassin, , Merchant Navy42Able SeamanCortes +
BritishMuda Hamid, , Merchant Navy43Able SeamanCortes +
BritishMusleh Hamad Abdulla, , Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerCortes +
BritishNagi Ahmed, , Merchant Navy37Fireman and TrimmerCortes +
BritishNeal, Harry Atkin, Merchant Navy28Second OfficerCortes +
SwedishNelson, John Arthur, Merchant Navy41Passenger (Carpenter)Cortes +
BritishPierce, Nicholas James, Merchant Navy49Chief StewardCortes +
BritishPimentil, Alphonso Cevallos, Merchant Navy51Boatswain (Bosun)Cortes, Lapwing +
BritishPrice, Thomas Westray, Merchant Navy63Chief Engineer OfficerCortes +
BritishRandall, Albert George, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cortes +
BritishSaleh Ali, , Merchant Navy45GreaserCortes +
BritishSenior, John Atherton, Merchant Navy35Passenger (Chief Steward)Cortes +
BritishShortman, Thomas Henry, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cortes +
BritishSlaman Hassan, , Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerCortes +
BritishSmyth, Fred, Merchant Navy39Passenger (Cook)Cortes +
BritishTurnbull, James Ernest Sheridan, Merchant Navy60Second Engineer OfficerCortes +
PhilippineVarcas, Gregory, Merchant Navy52Able SeamanCortes, Lapwing +

43 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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