Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Paul Johnson Collection

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

Aboard Waziristan when hit on 2 Jan 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Baker, Robert Anthony, Merchant Navy37StewardWaziristan +
Blackett, John George, Merchant Navy34Chief OfficerWaziristan +
Bolton, John Burns, Merchant Navy55GreaserWaziristan +
Boulton, William Powell, Merchant Navy42CarpenterWaziristan +
Burton, John, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
Calbraith, James, Merchant Navy60GreaserWaziristan +
Chapman, Richard, British Army25GunnerWaziristan +
Deverinne, Percy Gerald, Merchant Navy46Second Engineer OfficerWaziristan +
Dixon, Basil Renwick, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerWaziristan +
Donnelly, Henry Michael, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyWaziristan +
Duncan, Robert, Merchant Navy41Boatswain (Bosun)Waziristan +
Edgerton, Edward, Merchant Navy29FiremanWaziristan +
Edwards, James Richard, Merchant Navy31CookWaziristan +
Fenwick, Alan, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanWaziristan +
Fernander, Manuel, Merchant Navy47FiremanWaziristan +
Ferrie, James, Merchant Navy20Fourth Engineer OfficerWaziristan +
Gambles, John Holmes, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
Gunning, Geoffrey, Merchant Navy19Second Radio OfficerWaziristan +
Holt, Walter Taylor, British Army33Gunner (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
Howarth, Thomas Henry, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
Hylton, Charles, Merchant Navy36DonkeymanWaziristan +
Kennington, Charles, Merchant Navy35Ordinary SeamanWaziristan +
Kerr, Peter Laidlaw, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
Little, Walter, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerWaziristan +
Mallows, Richard, Merchant Navy21SailorWaziristan +
McDonald, Robert, RN23Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
McQueen, George, Merchant Navy27FiremanWaziristan +
Mordew, Marshall, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanWaziristan +
Murray, James, Merchant Navy40FiremanWaziristan +
Nixon, George Patterson, Merchant Navy26FiremanWaziristan +
Parker, John Tom Watson, Merchant Navy21Mess Room BoyWaziristan +
Preston, William Clark, Merchant Navy62Chief Engineer OfficerWaziristan +
Rayfield, John George, Merchant Navy31SailorWaziristan +
Robson, Thomas, Merchant Navy40FiremanWaziristan +
Roos, William, British Army34Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
Rosie, William Sinclair, Merchant Navy20Third OfficerWaziristan +
Sinagra, Nazzareno, Merchant Navy34FiremanWaziristan +
Skelly, George Henry, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanWaziristan +
Stallard, Denis James, Merchant Navy19First Radio OfficerWaziristan +
Sweeting, Robert, Merchant Navy33FiremanWaziristan +
Tate, Reynold, Merchant Navy35MasterWaziristan +
Taylor, John George, Merchant Navy46FiremanWaziristan +
Trueman, John Milburn, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerWaziristan +
Walker, George William, Merchant Navy23SailorWaziristan +
Wild, John, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
Williams, William, British Army33Gunner (DEMS gunner)Waziristan +
Wood, Terence James, Merchant Navy19Assistant CookWaziristan +

47 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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