Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Paul Johnson Collection

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

Aboard Nigerian when hit on 9 Dec 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBell, Edwin, Merchant Navy22Third Radio OfficerNigerian +
BritishBorrett, , British ArmyPassenger (Major)Nigerian
BritishCastledine, Reginald Joseph, Merchant Navy38Third Engineer OfficerNigerian +
BritishDebofa Akpesi, , Merchant Navy49FiremanNigerian +
BritishEaley, John Joseph, Merchant Navy38DonkeymanNigerian +
BritishHall, , RAFPassenger (Flight Officer)Nigerian
BritishHarrison, , British ArmyPassenger (Captain)Nigerian
BritishKirk, , British ArmyPassenger (Major)Nigerian
BritishOwen, Edward Robert, Merchant NavyMasterNigerian

9 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.