Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor tanker

Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

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

Aboard Cordelia when hit on 3 Feb 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Akeroyd, Allan Priestley, Merchant Navy24Third Engineer OfficerCordelia +
Baker, Frederick John, RN35Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
Bingham, I.C., Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerCordelia
Bird, George Edward, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanCordelia +
Burroughs, Robert, Merchant Navy36Chief StewardCordelia +
Chadwick, Sydney, Merchant Navy21StewardCordelia +
Colquhoun, Hugh, Merchant Navy39Second Engineer OfficerCordelia +
Corfield, Frederick, British Army29GunnerCordelia +
Coverdale, James Douglas, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerCordelia +
Dale, Claude, Merchant Navy19Fourth Engineer OfficerCordelia +
Doherty, Connell Joseph, Merchant Navy26Ordinary SeamanCordelia +
Duncan, John Paterson, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerCordelia +
Eggo, Alexander Nicol, Merchant Navy16Mess Room BoyCordelia +
Evans, Hugh, Merchant Navy48Chief OfficerCordelia +
Eve, James, Merchant Navy42First Radio OfficerCordelia +
Everett, William, Merchant Navy60DonkeymanCordelia +
Fawcett, William, Merchant Navy18Cabin BoyCordelia +
Fiksen, Robert Boyd, Merchant Navy41Senior Third Engineer OfficerCordelia +
Fox, Peter, RFR40Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
Girdlestone, Cyril Ebenezer, Merchant Navy49Able SeamanCordelia +
Goss, William Arthur, Merchant Navy25CarpenterCordelia +
Goulding, Thomas, Merchant Navy18Assistant CookCordelia +
Hayes, Douglas Arthur, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
Hodson, Michael Scott, Merchant Navy21Second Radio OfficerCordelia +
Hughes, William Owen, Merchant Navy47Boatswain (Bosun)Cordelia +
Hunt, Jeffery Anthony, Merchant Navy20Second OfficerCordelia +
Hyams, Ralph Albert, Merchant Navy34DonkeymanCordelia +
Igo, James, Merchant Navy50StorekeeperCordelia +
Jones, Arthur Cecil, Merchant Navy22SailorCordelia +
Jones, Cecil Richard, Merchant Navy17SailorCordelia +
Jones, Maldwyn, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
Keegan, Patrick, Merchant Navy27DonkeymanCordelia +
Marsh, Laurence, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanCordelia +
Marshall, Edward, Merchant Navy34MasterCordelia +
Maw, George William, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanCordelia +
Owen, William John, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
Penney, Joseph Thomas, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerCordelia +
Pugh, Henry James, Merchant Navy20SailorCordelia +
Reast, Frank, British Army27Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +
Sinclair, Archibald, Merchant Navy26Senior Second Engineer OfficerCordelia +
Sutton, Trevor, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanCordelia +
Tumey, George Henry, Merchant Navy19SailorCordelia +
Unsworth, John Stanley, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerCordelia +
Whitford, Robert, Merchant Navy21CookCordelia +
Williams, David Hywel Thomas, Merchant Navy28DonkeymanCordelia +
Wilson, George Eustace, Merchant Navy31StewardCordelia +
Wiltshire, Jack, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cordelia +

47 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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