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 Dayrose.

Aboard Dayrose when hit on 15 Jan 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAllen, Arthur Cousins, Merchant Navy28Third OfficerDayrose +
BritishAndrews, Frederick, Merchant Navy24Assistant CookDayrose +
BritishAyesu, Emmanuel, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerDayrose +
BritishBarnes, Clarence, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanDayrose +
BritishBrown, Charlie, Merchant Navy38Fireman and TrimmerDayrose +
BritishBushen, Edgar William, Merchant Navy27Chief OfficerDayrose, Empire Sky +
BritishDaniels, James, Merchant Navy49Fireman and TrimmerDayrose +
BritishDe Santi, Ernest, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Dayrose +
BritishDe Souza, Francisco, Merchant Navy45CookDayrose +
BritishDenman, Douglas, Merchant NavySecond OfficerDayrose
BritishFiawana, Joseph, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerDayrose +
BritishGiles, Denis, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyDayrose +
BritishGill, James, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerDayrose +
BritishGreenhill, Sidney, Merchant Navy41Boatswain (Bosun)Dayrose +
BritishHart, Bernard Augustus, Merchant Navy51Fireman and TrimmerDayrose +
BritishHetherington, Lawrence James, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Dayrose +
BritishHockborn, William, Merchant Navy40Third Engineer OfficerDayrose +
BritishHodge, James, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerDayrose +
BritishHolmes, Kenneth Raymond, Merchant NavyOrdinary SeamanDayrose
BritishJackson, Harold Alfred, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Dayrose +
BritishJarvis, Reginald Charles, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanDayrose +
BritishJohnson, Edward Isaac Beresford, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerDayrose +
BritishLensvelt, Martin, Merchant Navy54Fourth Engineer OfficerDayrose +
BritishLewis, Gordon Emmanuel, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanDayrose +
BritishLisle, William Foster, Merchant Navy20Second Radio OfficerDayrose +
BritishMann, Ernest, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanDayrose +
BritishMcAllister, Kenneth, Merchant Navy20Third Radio OfficerDayrose +
BritishMcCarthy, William Stephen, Merchant Navy20Assistant StewardDayrose +
BritishMcGlennon, Edward, British Army24Gunner (DEMS gunner)Dayrose +
BritishNewman, Arthur Frederick, Merchant Navy58MasterDayrose +
BritishO'Kane, Edward, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanDayrose +
BritishParmley, Arnold, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Dayrose +
BritishPaterson, James William Craig, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Dayrose +
BritishPhillips, Paget Ebenezer, Merchant Navy50DonkeymanDayrose +
BritishPlank, Alfred, Merchant Navy48Able SeamanDayrose +
BritishRyner, John Henry, Merchant Navy60StewardDayrose +
BritishSigsworth, James Green, Merchant Navy26SailorDayrose +
BritishSproat, Matthew, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanDayrose +
BritishTaylor, Frederick John, Merchant Navy66Chief Engineer OfficerDayrose +
South AfricanThompson, R., Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerDayrose +
BritishVokes, Bertram Mansel, Merchant Navy46Second Engineer OfficerDayrose +

41 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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