Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

East Wales

British steam merchant

Photo courtesy of Richard Cox Collection

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

Aboard East Wales when hit on 16 Dec 1942

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAppleton, Leslie William, Merchant Navy36Third Engineer OfficerEast Wales +
BritishBeales, Edward, Merchant Navy38Chief StewardEast Wales +
BritishClifford, John James, British Army28Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)East Wales +
BritishCollier, Henry Alfred Newman, Merchant Navy37Second Engineer OfficerEast Wales +
BritishDaville, George Henry, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanEast Wales +
BritishDunn, Andrew Fell, Merchant NavySecond OfficerEast Wales
BritishFardell, William John Lewis, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerEast Wales +
BritishGrogan, John Patrick, Merchant Navy22Third OfficerEast Wales +
BritishHarraway, Herbert Allan, Merchant Navy46DonkeymanEast Wales +
BritishJohnson, John William Lyth, Merchant Navy52CarpenterEast Wales +
BritishLangley, Walter, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)East Wales +
BritishLondon, Cecil Roy, Merchant Navy44Chief OfficerEast Wales +
BritishMilton, John Albert, Merchant NavyShipwreckedTeesbank, East Wales
BritishOwen, James Joseph, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEast Wales
BritishRiley, Sydney, Merchant Navy39First Radio OfficerEast Wales +
BritishRoberts, Reginald, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)East Wales +
BritishRowland, Stephen Archibald, Merchant Navy47MasterEast Wales +
BritishStephenson, Cyril, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)East Wales +
BritishTodd, George, British Army22Gunner (DEMS gunner)East Wales +
BritishWilkinson, Walter John Charles, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerEast Wales +

20 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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