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 Gretavale.

Aboard Gretavale when hit on 3 Nov 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAbdul Abdulla, , Merchant Navy43Fireman and TrimmerGretavale +
BritishAhmed Nagi, , Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerGretavale +
BritishAlum Mohamed, , Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerGretavale +
BritishBaker, George Henry, Merchant Navy41Third Engineer OfficerGretavale +
BritishBaker, James William Victor, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Gretavale +
BritishBalfour, Peter Smart, Merchant Navy36DonkeymanGretavale +
BritishBlaikie, John Blackwood, Merchant Navy25Assistant StewardGretavale +
BritishBrogan, William, Merchant NavyFireman and TrimmerGretavale +
BritishCampbell, James Bell, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerGretavale +
BritishCooke, James Vivian Deverell, RN37Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Gretavale +
South AfricanCrombie, Charles Robert Cooper, Merchant Navy29Fourth Engineer OfficerGretavale +
BritishDickson, William Graham, Merchant Navy28Second CookGretavale +
CanadianDougall, John Birnie, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerGretavale +
BritishDow, Arthur, Merchant Navy54Donkeyman and GreaserGretavale +
BritishDwyer, Alfred, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Gretavale +
BritishFuller, Dennis, Merchant Navy20SailorGretavale +
BritishLewis, Frank, British Army38Gunner (DEMS gunner)Gretavale +
BritishLogue, William, Merchant Navy38Chief Engineer OfficerGretavale +
BritishLove, Iain Templeton, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardGretavale +
BritishLynch, Joseph Patrick, Merchant Navy44Donkeyman and GreaserGretavale +
BritishMacdonald, Angus, Merchant Navy24CookGretavale +
BritishMcGowan, George, Merchant Navy40CarpenterGretavale +
BritishMcGregor, Daniel, Merchant Navy32StewardGretavale +
BritishMcKay, John, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanGretavale +
BritishMcLeod, Alexander Murray, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerGretavale +
BritishMeikle, James Wilson, Merchant Navy40First Radio OfficerGretavale +
BritishMiles, Leonard Frederick Cameron, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerGretavale +
BritishMorrison, Ronald, Merchant Navy24SailorGretavale +
BritishPassmore, Frank Stanley, Merchant Navy46MasterGretavale +
BritishPearson, William, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)Gretavale +
BritishRitchie, William Watson, Merchant Navy56Second Engineer OfficerGretavale +
BritishSaid Hassan, , Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerGretavale +
BritishSaleh Mohamed, , Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerGretavale +
BritishSali Mohamid, , Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerGretavale +
BritishSeed, Walter, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)Gretavale +
BritishShagnir Ali Abdulla, , Merchant Navy27Fireman and TrimmerGretavale +
BritishStrutton, Robert William, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanGretavale +
BritishWright, Alan, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanGretavale +

38 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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