Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam passenger ship

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 passenger ship Boston.

Aboard Boston when hit on 25 Sep 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAtkins, Joseph, Merchant Navy27FiremanBoston +
BritishBaker, Albert, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boston +
IrishBanville, Vincent Joseph, Merchant Navy46GreaserBoston +
BritishBarnes, James Edward, Merchant Navy27FiremanBoston +
BritishBarron, John Lawrence Innes, RN23Convoy SignalmanBoston +
BritishBlair, Joseph Raymond, British Army23Gunner (DEMS gunner)Boston +
BritishBrown, James Worthy, Merchant Navy24SailorBoston +
BritishButcher, George Stephen, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanBoston +
IrishByrne, Michael, Merchant Navy32GreaserBoston +
BritishCole, Mansell Ernest, Merchant Navy29Chief StewardBoston +
BritishConnolly, Peter, Merchant Navy45FiremanBoston +
BritishCooper, Reginald F., Merchant Navy21Assistant StewardBoston +
BritishDavies, Edwin, Merchant Navy32FiremanBoston +
BritishDonaldson, William Andrew Millar, Merchant Navy23Second OfficerBoston +
BritishDufoy, James, British ArmyGunner (DEMS gunner)Boston +
BritishDunn, Ernest Roy, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boston +
CanadianDyson, John William, Merchant Navy23FiremanBoston +
BritishEmery, Thomas, Merchant Navy59Chief Engineer OfficerBoston +
BritishFlanagan, Albert, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boston +
BritishGeary, James Albert Gordon, Merchant Navy43Second Engineer OfficerBoston +
BritishGilchrist, Thomas, RN24Convoy Leading SignalmanBoston +
BritishGriffin, Christopher George, Merchant Navy27Assistant StewardBoston +
BritishHallam, Bert William, Merchant Navy52SailorBoston +
BritishHamwee, Joseph, Merchant Navy25Second Radio OfficerBoston +
BritishHarrop-Lomas, Charles Gordon, Merchant Navy17Third Radio OfficerBoston +
BritishHartley, Thomas William, Merchant Navy34Sixth Engineer OfficerBoston +
BritishHiggins, Joseph A., Merchant Navy26Assistant StewardBoston +
BritishHolliday, John, Merchant Navy32Fifth Engineer OfficerBoston +
BritishHope, Albert Joseph, British Army34Gunner (DEMS gunner)Boston +
BritishHowden, Walter, British Army24Gunner (DEMS gunner)Boston +
BritishJackson, Thomas, Merchant Navy30Fourth Engineer OfficerBoston +
BritishJeffery, Sidney Ronald, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boston +
BritishJohnston, John, British Army35Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Boston +
BritishJones, Edgar William, Merchant Navy42First Radio OfficerBoston +
BritishJones, Evan Thomas, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanBoston +
BritishJones, Richard Alun Hugh, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerBoston +
BritishKimpton, Thomas P., Merchant Navy49SailorBoston +
BritishKinsella, Michael Patrick, Merchant Navy25FiremanBoston +
BritishLewis, Glyn Francis, Merchant Navy28Extra Third Engineer OfficerBoston +
BritishLloyd, Herbert, Merchant Navy37FiremanBoston +
BritishLockie, Arnold, Merchant Navy20Third OfficerBoston +
BritishLowry, Samuel Charles, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanBoston +
BritishMacnab, Ian Roderick, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyBoston +
BritishMatson, James, Merchant Navy57DonkeymanBoston +
BritishMcAllan, James Nisbett, Merchant Navy16Assistant StewardBoston +
BritishMcDermott, James, Merchant Navy30FiremanBoston +
CanadianMcGrattan, James Philip, RCNVR23Convoy SignalmanBoston +
BritishMitchell, Albert, Merchant Navy21SailorBoston +
BritishMyerscough, Gerald Edward, Merchant Navy23Seventh Engineer OfficerBoston +
BritishO'Loughlin, Dennis, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyBoston +
BritishOzard, D., Merchant NavyAble SeamanBoston
BritishParry, J.E., Merchant NavyCarpenterBoston
BritishPhilbin, Henry, Merchant Navy28FiremanBoston +
BritishReeves, John, Merchant Navy23Assistant Cook and BakerBoston +
BritishReid, W., Merchant NavyFiremanBoston +
BritishRoffey, George Leonard, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Boston +
New ZealandSmith, Frederick George, Merchant Navy47Third Engineer OfficerBoston +
BritishSouter, George Henry, Merchant Navy24CookBoston +
BritishStubbs, Melvin, Merchant Navy23Third Engineer OfficerBoston +
BritishWaters, Sidney Charles, Merchant Navy29DonkeymanBoston +
BritishWeir, Robert John, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanBoston +
BritishWells, William, Merchant Navy33GreaserBoston +
BritishWheeler, Evan Emlyn, Merchant Navy39Fifth Engineer OfficerBoston +
BritishWhite, Thomas, Merchant Navy37FiremanBoston +
BritishWilson, William Richard, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanBoston +
BritishYoung, Robert Smith Cook, Merchant Navy42MasterBoston, HMS Veteran (D 72) +

66 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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