Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

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 merchant Roxby.

Aboard Roxby when hit on 7 Nov 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Anderson, Arthur James, Merchant Navy36Chief OfficerRoxby +
Celms, Fricis, Merchant Navy44Donkeyman and GreaserRoxby +
Connolly, John Joseph, Merchant Navy44CookRoxby +
Coyle, John E., Merchant Navy18Deck BoyRoxby +
Cronin, Patrick, Merchant Navy33Able SeamanRoxby +
Cunningham, William, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerRoxby +
Desmond, Daniel, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Roxby
Dew, Bertram George, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Roxby +
Dyer, George Henry, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerRoxby +
Edwards, John, Merchant Navy59Able SeamanRoxby +
Elliott, Albert, Merchant Navy32Second CookRoxby +
Ellis, Thomas Arthur, Merchant Navy22Third Engineer OfficerRoxby +
Farrell, Thomas Michael, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerRoxby +
Gibbs, William A., Merchant Navy18Crew memberOtterpool, Roxby
Gillis, Roderick James, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerRoxby +
Haines, William Edward, Merchant Navy39Donkeyman and GreaserRoxby +
Hannah, George, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerRoxby +
Harrison, James, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Roxby +
Hedges, William Ronald, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanRoxby +
Huggett, Joseph Housley, Merchant Navy55Able SeamanRoxby +
Jenkins, Harold Rhys, Merchant NavySecond OfficerRoxby
Jones, Edward Lloyd, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanRoxby +
Killops, Thomas, RN29Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Roxby +
Kinnes, William James, Merchant Navy31Third OfficerRoxby +
Lewis, Oswald, Merchant Navy51Second Engineer OfficerRoxby +
Malpas, Alfred Charles, British Army31Gunner (DEMS gunner)Roxby +
Matthews, Joseph, Merchant Navy60CarpenterRoxby +
Mayes, George, Merchant Navy48Boatswain (Bosun)Roxby +
McLaren, George Alexander Innis, Merchant Navy36First Radio OfficerRoxby +
McManus, John, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerRoxby +
O'Connell, Michael Albert, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerRoxby +
Price, Hugh Montague, Merchant Navy22Second Radio OfficerRoxby +
Robison, George, Merchant NavyMasterRoxby
Ryan, Robert, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Roxby +
Saliba, Francis, Merchant Navy27SailorRoxby +
Spencer, John, Merchant Navy46Fireman and TrimmerRoxby +
Thomas, Glyn, Merchant Navy18SailorRoxby +
Urwin, John, Merchant Navy60Chief Engineer OfficerRushpool, Empire Dryden, Roxby
Vincent, Edward George, Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerRoxby +

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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