Ships hit by U-boats

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Solon II

British steam merchant



Photo courtesy of John H. Marsh Maritime Research Centre

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

Aboard Solon II when hit on 3 Dec 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abdul Ghafur, , Merchant Navy57CassabSolon II +
Abdul Ghafur, , Merchant Navy41LascarSolon II +
Abdul Hakim, , Merchant Navy32SeamanSolon II +
Abdul Hakim, , Merchant Navy26TrimmerSolon II +
Abdul Khair, , Merchant Navy24SeamanSolon II +
Abdul Majid, , Merchant Navy43FiremanSolon II +
Abdul Majid, , Merchant Navy36FiremanSolon II +
Altu Mian, , Merchant Navy36CassabSolon II +
Amin Ullah, , Merchant Navy45GreaserSolon II +
Badu Mian, , Merchant Navy34FiremanSolon II +
Basu, , Merchant Navy45PantrymanSolon II +
Breen, Cornelius Dennis, Merchant Navy31QuartermasterSolon II +
Chand Mian, , Merchant Navy20TrimmerSolon II +
Cowin, Thomas Burrows, Merchant Navy50Chief Engineer OfficerSolon II +
Daniel, Llewellyn Phillip William H., RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Solon II +
Davies, William David, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Solon II +
Dear, James Middleton Wills, Merchant Navy27CarpenterSolon II +
Dil Muhammad, , Merchant Navy42SerangSolon II +
Din Muhammad, , Merchant Navy23TrimmerSolon II +
Edgar, Walter Johnstone, Merchant Navy56Chief StewardSolon II +
Gardner, William Hall, Merchant Navy52QuartermasterSolon II +
Gay, William, Merchant Navy51QuartermasterSolon II +
Giraud, Arnold John Charles, Merchant Navy23Third Radio OfficerSolon II +
Grindey, John, Merchant Navy27Second Radio OfficerSolon II +
Hasan-Ud-Din, , Merchant Navy43SeamanSolon II +
Husain Ali, , Merchant Navy43SeamanSolon II +
Husain-Ud-Din, , Merchant Navy37SeamanSolon II +
Ibrahim, , Merchant Navy26TrimmerSolon II +
Ibrahim, , Merchant Navy49TindalSolon II +
Ismail, , Merchant Navy53BoySolon II +
Jackson, Charles, Merchant Navy53Second Engineer OfficerSolon II +
Kalu, , Merchant Navy23BoySolon II +
Kunja Naik, , Merchant Navy35TopassSolon II +
Macfarlane, Alexander, Merchant NavyFourth Engineer OfficerSolon II
Mahbub Ali, , Merchant Navy30SeamanSolon II +
Manu, , Merchant NavyTopassSolon II +
Meher Bakhsh, , Merchant Navy30FiremanSolon II +
Mohi-Ud-Din Khan, , Merchant Navy24FiremanSolon II +
Morrison, Orlando, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Solon II +
Mubarak Ali, , Merchant Navy38WinchmanSolon II +
Mubarak Ullah, , Merchant Navy24TrimmerSolon II +
Muhammad Ismail, , Merchant Navy41WinchmanSolon II +
Munir Ullah, , Merchant Navy39DonkeymanSolon II +
Muntaz Mian, , Merchant Navy42TindalSolon II +
Muntaz Mian, , Merchant Navy37FiremanSolon II +
Musharraf Ali, , Merchant Navy27FiremanSolon II +
Muslim Mian, , Merchant Navy20TrimmerSolon II +
Muzaffar Ali, , Merchant Navy41BoySolon II +
Nawab Ali, , Merchant Navy48SerangSolon II +
Nazim-Ud-Din, , Merchant Navy56SeamanSolon II +
Newton, Fred, Merchant Navy27Fourth Engineer OfficerSolon II +
Nur Bakhsh, , Merchant Navy41TrimmerSolon II +
Qurban Ali, , Merchant Navy23BoySolon II +
Robinson, John, Merchant Navy47MasterSolon II +
Salamat Ullah, , Merchant Navy36FiremanSolon II +
Sargent, Arthur Edward Harrington, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeSolon II +
Scott, Ronald, Merchant Navy24First Radio OfficerSolon II +
Sheikh Abdullah, , Merchant Navy28SeamanSolon II +
Sheikh Ashraf, , Merchant Navy38CookSolon II +
Sheikh Chunu, , Merchant Navy43General ServantSolon II +
Sheikh Jabed Ali, , Merchant Navy36SeamanSolon II +
Sheikh Manik, , Merchant Navy37CookSolon II +
Sheikh Wahid Ali, , Merchant Navy25CookSolon II +
Sheikh Yusuf, , Merchant Navy41BhandarySolon II +
Sona Mian, , Merchant Navy41TindalSolon II +
Spencer, William, Merchant Navy42Chief OfficerSolon II +
Sultan Ahmad, , Merchant Navy30GreaserSolon II +
Suraj Mian, , Merchant Navy25TrimmerSolon II +
Tafazzul Haq, , Merchant Navy30FiremanSolon II +
Taylor, Robert Alfred, Merchant Navy34QuartermasterSolon II +
Wahid Bakhsh, , Merchant Navy51SeamanSolon II +
Williams, Henry Eyton, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerSolon II +
Wilson, George William, RN29Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Solon II +
Woolfenden, Norman William, Merchant Navy28Second OfficerSolon II +

74 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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