Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

San Demetrio

British motor tanker

Photo courtesy of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, P14592

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British motor tanker San Demetrio.

Aboard San Demetrio when hit on 17 Mar 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAtkinson, James, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer OfficerSan Demetrio +
BritishBeckett, Eric, Merchant Navy18Third StewardSan Demetrio
BritishBlack, Isaac, Merchant Navy20ApprenticeSan Demetrio
BritishBlack, John Magnus, Merchant Navy42Chief Engineer OfficerSan Demetrio +
BritishBoyd, John Jones, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerSan Demetrio
BritishClark, John, Merchant Navy32Third Engineer OfficerSan Demetrio +
BritishCoates, Robert, Merchant Navy19CadetSan Demetrio
BritishCranham, Arthur Charles, Merchant Navy32Second StewardSan Demetrio
AustralianCridland, Dennis, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanSan Demetrio
BritishDavidson, William McKenzie, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerSan Demetrio
IrishDonohoe, Laurence, Merchant Navy49Greaser and FiremanSan Demetrio +
BritishEmmerson, George Howard, Merchant Navy26Second OfficerSan Demetrio +
BritishFinnis, William Henry Dearlove, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)San Demetrio
BritishFowler, Ronald, Merchant Navy24SailorSan Demetrio +
BritishGeorgeson, James Henry, Merchant Navy27CarpenterSan Demetrio
BritishGibbs, Reginald, Merchant Navy22Sixth Engineer OfficerSan Demetrio
BritishGlanville, Frederick, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanSan Demetrio
BritishGouldson, John Thomas, Merchant Navy35StorekeeperSan Demetrio
BritishHaggett, Joseph, 20DEMS gunnerSan Demetrio
BritishHill, Richard Henry, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanSan Demetrio +
BritishHolroyd, Fred, Merchant Navy54Able SeamanSan Demetrio
BritishHopkins, James, Merchant Navy32PumpmanSan Demetrio
BritishHyatt, George James, Merchant Navy37Able SeamanSan Demetrio +
BritishJennings, George William, Merchant Navy29Chief Radio OfficerSan Demetrio
BritishJohnson, Joseph, 26DEMS gunnerSan Demetrio
BritishKavanagh, Peter E., Merchant Navy29Able SeamanSan Demetrio
IrishKelly, Cornelius, Merchant Navy43FiremanSan Demetrio +
BritishKennerley, Leslie, Merchant Navy36Chief StewardSan Demetrio
BritishKnott, George Arthur Henry, Merchant Navy38Chief OfficerSan Demetrio, San Alvaro
BritishLudlow, Bramwel Charles, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)San Demetrio +
BritishMacdonald, Archibald, Merchant Navy52Greaser and FiremanSan Demetrio +
BritishMadden, William Leonard, RN43Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)San Demetrio +
BritishManion, Peter, Merchant Navy37FiremanSan Demetrio +
BritishMcGuire, Thomas, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanSan Demetrio
BritishO'Connor, Martin, British Army23Gunner (DEMS gunner)San Demetrio +
BritishO’Shea, John, Merchant Navy26Junior Engineer OfficerSan Demetrio
BritishPatterson, John George, Merchant Navy25Second CookSan Demetrio +
BritishPatterson, Norman, Merchant Navy33CookSan Demetrio +
BritishPearce, Gilbert R., 24DEMS gunnerSan Demetrio
BritishPercival, Eric, 27DEMS gunnerSan Demetrio
BritishPilson, William, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanSan Demetrio
BritishPotter, Alfred John, 31DEMS gunnerSan Demetrio
BritishPriest, Norman, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerSan Demetrio
BritishPrince, Ronald, Merchant Navy19Mess Room BoySan Demetrio
IrishRedmond, Benjamin, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanSan Demetrio +
BritishSagar, Cecil, Merchant Navy33Second Engineer OfficerSan Demetrio
BritishSilcock, Samuel Watson, Merchant Navy17Mess Room StewardSan Demetrio
BritishSmyth, Edward Foster, Merchant Navy24Junior Engineer OfficerSan Demetrio +
BritishStavely, Norman, British Army32DEMS gunnerSan Demetrio
BritishVidot, Conrad, Merchant NavyMasterSan Demetrio
BritishWard, Robert, 20DEMS gunnerSan Demetrio
BritishWatson, Robert, Merchant Navy44PumpmanSan Demetrio
BritishWestbury, Frederick Lennon, Merchant Navy27Greaser and FiremanSan Demetrio +

53 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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