Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

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

Aboard Ashantian when hit on 26 Sep 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishCole, Sam, Merchant Navy42Fireman and TrimmerAshantian +
AustralianEdgar, Roy William Treen, Merchant Navy26Third Engineer OfficerAshantian +
South AfricanFrank, Lewis, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerAshantian +
BritishHill, Kenneth Kinbig, Merchant NavySecond OfficerAshantian
NigerianPearce, Randolph Sobo, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerAshantian +
BritishTaylor, Charles Cartmer, Merchant Navy51MasterAshantian, Ashantian +

Aboard Ashantian when hit on 21 Apr 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishBaker, Jeremiah William, Merchant Navy44Fireman and TrimmerAshantian +
BritishBrown, Jeffrey Frederick, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanAshantian +
BritishBrown, Joseph Henry, Merchant Navy34Third Engineer OfficerAshantian +
BritishButcher, Leslie Crampton, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerAshantian +
BritishCarruthers, William, Merchant Navy59PurserAshantian
NigerianDingba, Elijah, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerAshantian +
BritishDixon, John, Merchant Navy46GreaserAshantian +
NigerianEdiae, James, Merchant Navy36Fireman and TrimmerAshantian +
BritishElliott, Jeffery, RNR50Captain (Commodore 2nd Class)Ashantian +
BritishGibson, George Fernley, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanAshantian
BritishHarding, Geoffrey William, Merchant Navy29Third OfficerAshantian +
BritishImaz, Francisco, Merchant NavyChief OfficerAshantian
BritishLloyd, Francis Joseph David, Merchant Navy37Second OfficerAshantian +
BritishLomas, John, Merchant Navy45Chief Engineer OfficerAshantian +
BritishPowell, Arnold, Merchant Navy34Chief StewardAshantian +
IrishSheehan, Michael, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerAshantian +
BritishTaylor, Charles Cartmer, Merchant Navy54MasterAshantian, Ashantian +
BritishTubby, Herbert William, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Ashantian +
BritishTurner, Alfred Edward, Merchant Navy42Chief CookAshantian +
BritishWinn, Arthur Robert, Merchant Navy25Ordinary SeamanAshantian

26 persons found - for all attacks on this ship (2).

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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