Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam tanker

Arletta under her former name Vanduara. 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 Arletta.

Aboard Arletta when hit on 5 Aug 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBaker, Henry, Merchant Navy63Donkeyman and GreaserArletta +
BritishBilsland, Robert, Merchant Navy32FiremanArletta +
BritishBirchall, George Edward Nelson, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Arletta +
BritishBouloux, Joseph L. Yves, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanArletta +
BritishCampbell, James Seth, Merchant Navy20Second CookArletta +
BritishCawood, William, RN40Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Arletta +
BritishCouper, Matthew, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanArletta +
BritishCowell, Burgoyne, RN36Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Arletta +
BritishCuthbert, George Hodgson, Merchant Navy40FiremanArletta
BritishDonoughue, John B., Merchant Navy25FiremanArletta +
BritishDryburgh, Andrew, British Army22Gunner (DEMS gunner)Arletta +
BritishDuckenfield, Joseph, Merchant Navy49Boatswain (Bosun)Arletta +
BritishDuncan, William Massie, Merchant Navy31Chief OfficerArletta
BritishEaton, Kenneth George, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerArletta
BritishFreedman, David, Merchant Navy22Second Radio OfficerArletta +
BritishGentles, Alexander, Merchant Navy66Chief Engineer OfficerArletta +
BritishGrant, William Hampshire, Merchant Navy47Donkeyman and GreaserArletta +
BritishHall, William, Merchant Navy46FiremanArletta +
BritishHowison, James Young, Merchant Navy28Third Engineer OfficerArletta +
BritishIceton, Edward, Merchant Navy42Donkeyman and GreaserArletta +
BritishJamieson, David, Merchant Navy26CookArletta +
BritishKirkwood, James Francis, Merchant Navy18SailorArletta
BritishLaurenson, Magnus Thomson, Merchant Navy40Second OfficerArletta +
BritishLeask, John Thomas, Merchant Navy17SailorArletta +
AustralianMcCrae, Andrew Gordon, Merchant Navy22SailorArletta +
BritishMiddleton, John Milne Deans, Merchant Navy22Second Engineer OfficerArletta +
BritishMorrell, Robert, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanArletta +
BritishMulholland, Thomas, Merchant Navy19Chief StewardArletta +
BritishMurray, James, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)Arletta +
IrishO’Brien, Patrick, Merchant Navy53PumpmanArletta +
BritishPaice, Richard, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanArletta +
BritishPowell, Stanley, Merchant Navy21First Radio OfficerArletta +
BritishRogers, George William Stockton, Merchant Navy58MasterArletta +
BritishSmith, James Michael, Merchant Navy22SailorArletta +
BritishSomerville, George John, Merchant Navy24Fourth Engineer OfficerArletta +
BritishTurner, Ernest Anthony, RN24Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Arletta +
BritishWatson, Francis, Merchant Navy21SailorArletta +
BritishWatson, John, Merchant Navy14Mess Room BoyArletta +
BritishWilson, James, Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardArletta +

39 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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