Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor merchant

Photo courtesy of Andrey Nelogov

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

Aboard Mattawin when hit on 2 Jun 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAggray, Joseph William, Merchant Navy36HeadmanMattawin
CanadianArmstrong, Gordon Andrew, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanMattawin
BritishArnott, Robert, Merchant Navy31Assistant CookMattawin
BritishAshcroft, Henry Dixon, Merchant Navy20Seventh Engineer OfficerMattawin
BritishBailey, Robert, Merchant Navy18Deck BoyMattawin
BritishBilbey, Ralph David, Merchant Navy25First Radio OfficerMattawin
AmericanBlackwell, Harry Arthur, Civilian30PassengerMattawin
BritishBlake, Albert Frank, Merchant Navy46Chief StewardMattawin
BritishBlankson, Captain Kwesi, Merchant Navy26CleanerMattawin
BritishBowden, Leonard Morgan, Merchant Navy32Boatswain (Bosun)Mattawin
BritishBrodigan, Frank Gerard, Merchant Navy31Assistant StewardMattawin
BritishBrown, Sydney Arthur, Merchant Navy34Second Radio OfficerMattawin
BritishCashmore, Richard, Merchant Navy18Deck BoyMattawin
BritishClark, Robert, Merchant Navy29Second Cook and ButcherMattawin
AustralianClark, Rupert, Merchant Navy16Ordinary SeamanMattawin
BritishCunningham, Sydney, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanMattawin
BritishCurtin, Patrick, 27DEMS gunnerMattawin
BritishDavies, Jim, Merchant Navy34CleanerMattawin
BritishDavies, Sam, Merchant Navy25Steward’s BoyMattawin
BritishDeen, Moses Akanbi, Merchant Navy22CleanerMattawin
BritishDonkor, Alexander, Merchant Navy34CleanerMattawin
BritishDowling, Leslie William, 20DEMS gunnerMattawin
BritishDrummond, George Nicholl, Merchant Navy29Senior ElectricianMattawin
AmericanEdwards, Richard, CivilianPassengerMattawin
BritishEllis, Allen Owen, Merchant Navy23Third Engineer OfficerMattawin
AmericanFagan, Charles C., Civilian28PassengerMattawin
AmericanFenton, Edward Berkeley, Civilian24PassengerMattawin
BritishFoster, Kenneth Walter, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerMattawin
BritishFriday, Damaseus, Merchant Navy23Deck BoyMattawin
BritishGodfrey, Leslie Hugh, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerMattawin
BritishGoodson, Walter, Merchant Navy37Assistant StewardMattawin
BritishGriffiths, Geoffrey Hollis, Merchant Navy20Third OfficerMattawin
AmericanGubelman, Ronald Oscar, Civilian40PassengerMattawin
BritishHealey, Thomas, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerMattawin
BritishHession, Thomas Mathew, 32DEMS gunnerMattawin
BritishHodkinson, John Wilfred, Merchant Navy23Junior ElectricianMattawin
BritishHodkinson, Kenneth, Merchant Navy21Sixth Engineer OfficerMattawin
BritishJones, Thomas John, Merchant Navy41Able SeamanMattawin
BritishLano, Leonard, 21DEMS gunnerMattawin
AmericanLe Boutillier, Edward Howell, CivilianPassengerMattawin
BritishLumb, Alan, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanMattawin
BritishLynch, Peter, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanMattawin
BritishMacdonald, Ian, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeMattawin
AmericanMadeira, Nicholas, CivilianPassengerMattawin
BritishMcCoy, James Arthur, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeMattawin
BritishMemberre, Douglas, Merchant Navy20Steward’s BoyMattawin
BritishMena, Joseph, Merchant Navy42CleanerMattawin
BritishMoorhouse, Joseph, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanMattawin
BritishMorris, Edmund Charles, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanMattawin
AmericanMorrisey, James Thomas, CivilianPassengerMattawin
BritishMunzer, Ernest, 19DEMS gunnerMattawin
AmericanNelson, Robert William, Civilian25PassengerMattawin
BritishNimbley, Tom, Merchant Navy21Deck BoyMattawin
BritishOdiong, Alfred Udo, Merchant Navy24Steward’s BoyMattawin
BritishPalin, William Joseph, Merchant Navy39Able SeamanMattawin
BritishPeahall, Desmond, 21DEMS gunnerMattawin
LiberianPeter, Jonah, Merchant Navy25Steward’s BoyMattawin
AmericanPhelps, Marshall Corbett, Civilian30PassengerMattawin
BritishPhilip, Robert William, Merchant Navy37Chief OfficerMattawin
BritishRayner, Frank Richard, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanMattawin
BritishRogers, Harold, Merchant Navy48Chief CookMattawin
BritishScragg, John, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeMattawin
AmericanShoemaker, William Mercer, CivilianPassengerMattawin
BritishSweeny, Charles Herbert, Merchant Navy47MasterMattawin
BritishTurner, James Vincent, Merchant Navy48CarpenterMattawin
BritishUmoarin, Michael, Merchant Navy22Steward’s BoyMattawin
BritishWhite, John Francis, Merchant Navy21Fifth Engineer OfficerMattawin
BritishWilding, John, 27DEMS gunnerMattawin
AmericanWilson, Coffin Colket, Civilian22PassengerMattawin
BritishWilson, John Alan, Merchant Navy40Second Engineer OfficerMattawin
BritishWoods, Robert Thomas Eric, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerMattawin

71 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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