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 Carperby.

Aboard Carperby when hit on 1 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Barker, Robert Coulson, Merchant Navy37StewardCarperby +
Bennett, John Alfred, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanCarperby +
Black, James, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanCarperby +
Bradley, John, Merchant Navy26Third Engineer OfficerCarperby +
Brown, Joseph, Merchant Navy43Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
Bull, John, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
Burnett, Harry, Merchant Navy29Second Radio OfficerCarperby +
Cole, Sonny Michael, Merchant Navy37HeadmanCarperby +
Copeland, Robert, RN38Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
Fairley, Isaac, Merchant Navy22CookCarperby +
Farmer, Joseph, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
Freeman, William, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
Gardiner, Frederick, Merchant Navy31MasterCarperby +
Gibbons, Albert Matthew James, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyCarperby +
Gordon, Philip Ralph, Merchant Navy18Able SeamanCarperby +
Harding, Charles, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanCarperby +
Henderson, John, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerCarperby +
Hicklin, George Thomas, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
Hulme, George Harry, British Army23Gunner (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
Johnson, William, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
Kenworthy, Joseph, Merchant Navy55Chief OfficerCarperby +
Knowles, Bryan, Merchant Navy32CarpenterCarperby +
Larsen, Niels Henry, Merchant Navy28SailorCarperby +
Lloyd, William, Merchant Navy30Fourth Engineer OfficerCarperby +
Logan, Patrick, Merchant Navy19Cabin BoyCarperby +
Maidment, Harold, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyCarperby +
Makin, Herbert, British Army24Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
Manney, James, Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
Massalley, Joe, Merchant Navy37Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
McKeever, James, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
McNally, Michael, Merchant Navy27Donkeyman and GreaserCarperby +
Mendi, Abu, Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
Mendi, Joe, Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerCarperby +
Mugeridge, Victor, Merchant Navy22SailorCarperby +
Muirhead, James, Merchant Navy51Second Engineer OfficerCarperby +
Pook, Walter, Merchant Navy17Deck BoyCarperby +
Quarterly, Norman William, RN40Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Carperby +
Ryce, Leonard, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanCarperby +
Scarth, William, Merchant Navy26Second OfficerCarperby +
Smith, James, Merchant Navy18Assistant CookCarperby +
Strang, Alex Dougall, Merchant Navy23First Radio OfficerCarperby +
Taylor, George, Merchant Navy34Donkeyman and GreaserCarperby +
Terrell, Herbert Edward, Merchant Navy26Third OfficerCarperby +
Thompson, Robert Henry, Merchant Navy16Deck BoyCarperby +
Vilenskis, Joseph, Merchant Navy49Donkeyman and GreaserCarperby +
Weisberg, Roman, Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun)Carperby +
Williams, Richard Edward, Merchant Navy57Chief Engineer OfficerCarperby +

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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