Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam tanker

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 tanker Caspia.

Aboard Caspia when hit on 16 Apr 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
AustralianAitken, William Edward, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanCaspia +
BritishBegley, Frederick Joseph, RN44Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Caspia +
BritishCheel, Ernest, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanCaspia +
BritishClark, Phillip, Merchant Navy19Second Radio OfficerCaspia +
BritishCollins, Ernest John, Merchant Navy30FiremanCaspia +
BritishDunn, Cyril Raymond, Merchant Navy18FiremanCaspia +
BritishHatzky, Sidney Carl, Merchant Navy33SailorCaspia +
BritishHitchcock, Charles, Merchant Navy58Able SeamanCaspia +
BritishHumphries, Cecil Henry, Merchant Navy41MasterCaspia +
DanishJacobsen, Frants Fr., Merchant Navy44FiremanCaspia +
BritishLane, Jack Alfred, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardCaspia +
BritishMalin, Charles, Merchant Navy38Fourth Engineer OfficerCaspia +
BritishMcCulloch, George, Merchant Navy35GreaserCaspia +
BritishMcNeil, M., Merchant Navy34Able SeamanCaspia +
BritishMoore, Alfred, RN32Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Caspia +
BritishMottershaw, Harold Lewis, Merchant Navy46Second OfficerCaspia +
BritishMurphy, Thomas, Merchant Navy41FiremanCaspia +
BritishMurray, Ernest George, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanCaspia +
BritishPask, Gordon Mons Aisne, Merchant Navy27FiremanCaspia +
BritishReid, John Pascoe, Merchant Navy33Chief OfficerCaspia +
BritishRewcastle, William Thompson, Merchant Navy60Chief Engineer OfficerCaspia +
BritishRobertson, Robert Boyd, Merchant Navy47Able SeamanCaspia +
BritishShearing, Albert, Merchant NavyAble SeamanCaspia
BritishTaylor, Stephen Winter, Merchant NavyThird OfficerCaspia
BritishTurpin, William Edward, Merchant Navy27FiremanCaspia +
IrishTwomey, Patrick, Merchant Navy53GreaserCaspia +
BritishWalsh, Timothy, Merchant Navy44GreaserCaspia +
BritishWhite, Francis Llewellyn, Merchant Navy28StewardCaspia +

28 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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