Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2696

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

Aboard Silverwillow when hit on 30 Oct 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBarford, Alfred John, Civilian44PassengerSilverwillow +
BritishButler, Reginald Charles, Merchant NavyMasterSilverwillow
ChineseFeer Kwang, , Merchant Navy30Boatswain (Bosun)Silverwillow +
ChineseLing Tea Heung, , Merchant Navy22BoySilverwillow +
BritishMackay, John Strangeways, Merchant Navy27Second Engineer OfficerSilverwillow +
BritishMacmanaway, John Gardner, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeSilverwillow +
BritishMorrison, Peter, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerSilverwillow +
BritishPope, Dudley Bernard Egerton, Merchant Navy16CadetSilverwillow

8 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.