Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-1928

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

Aboard Amerika when hit on 22 Apr 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
DanishAndersen, J.J., Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerAmerika
DanishAndersen, Kjeld Peter Johannes, Merchant Navy39Second Radio OfficerAmerika +
DanishAndersen, Nils Ejvin, Merchant Navy63Boatswain (Bosun)Amerika +
DanishAndersen, Poul Ludvig, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanAmerika +
IcelandicÁrnason, Geir, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanAmerika +
DanishBeldring, Mogens Jonas Alexander, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanAmerika +
BritishBell, John, Merchant Navy18Assistant StorekeeperAmerika +
CanadianBorum, John William, RCAF30Passenger (Flying Officer)Amerika +
CanadianBradley, Lloyd Latimer, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianBray, Eric William, RCAF31Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
BritishCalvert, Gordon Clifford, Merchant Navy28Saloon StewardAmerika +
BritishCameron, John, British Army22Gunner (DEMS gunner)Amerika +
DanishChristensen, Walther Henry, Merchant Navy22Second CookAmerika +
DanishChristiansen, Henry Bisgaard, Merchant Navy29Assistant EngineerAmerika +
CanadianClarke, Donald Mason, RCAF22Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianClarke, Russell Beverley, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianClipsham, Archibald Charles, RCAF24Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
BritishDaw, Bernard Augustine, Merchant Navy21Mess Room StewardAmerika +
CanadianDean, Stanley William, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
BritishDevlin, Joseph, Merchant Navy28Saloon StewardAmerika +
BritishDonovan, Charles Patrick, Merchant Navy21Saloon StewardAmerika +
BritishDrury, Dennis Frederick, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Amerika +
CanadianFife, Benjamin Gordon, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
DanishFrederiksen, Jens Karl Rhode, Merchant Navy21GreaserAmerika +
DanishGantzel, Else Kirsten Ruth, Merchant Navy38StewardessAmerika +
BritishGatherum, David Francis, RNAble Seaman (DEMS gunner)Amerika +
DanishGerdawischke, Henriette Hansine, Merchant Navy29LaundressAmerika +
CanadianGibson, Frank George, RCAF31Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
BritishGoran, Jack, Merchant Navy29Saloon StewardAmerika +
DanishGregersen, Evald Lyttichau, Merchant Navy24Assistant CookAmerika +
BritishGriffiths, Alfred James, Merchant Navy29Third Radio OfficerAmerika +
CanadianHarding, Clifford Alexander, RCAF27Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianHealey, Henry Harold, RCAF31Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianHetherington, John Hugh Lyndon, RCAF21Passenger (Flying Officer)Amerika +
DanishHorn, Anker, Merchant Navy20Bedroom StewardAmerika +
CanadianJackson, Donald Victor, RCAF21Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianJardine, Robert Stewart, RCAF29Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
DanishJensen, Carlo Arnfred, Merchant Navy31Assistant EngineerAmerika +
DanishJensen, Gunni Edv. Robert, Merchant Navy19Saloon StewardAmerika +
DanishJohansen, Jens, Merchant Navy26Able SeamanAmerika +
DanishJohnsen, Emil E., Merchant Navy39Assistant EngineerAmerika +
CanadianJohnson, Merle, RCAF26Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianKeys, Frederick Bennett, RCAF22Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianKidd, Terence William, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
BritishKing, Harold Gelderd, Merchant Navy34Assistant LaundrymanAmerika +
DanishKristensen, Karl Marius, Merchant Navy43Assistant EngineerAmerika +
CanadianLamont, Douglas Peter, RCAF25Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
DanishLarsen, Edmund Oluf, Merchant Navy51Senior PurserAmerika +
BritishLevy, Joe, Merchant Navy37Bedroom StewardAmerika +
CanadianMacDonald, Alan Stuart, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianMacDonald, Ernest Mills, RCAF21Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
IrishMaher, Patrick, Merchant Navy38BartenderAmerika +
CanadianMartin, John Joseph Bernard, RCAF24Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianMcCloskey, Richard Scott, RCAF21Passenger (Flying Officer)Amerika +
DanishMogensen, Svend Aage, Merchant Navy42ElectricianAmerika +
CanadianMoore, James Edward, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianMosser, Andrew James, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianMosser, Robert William, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
DanishMühring, Ernst Georg Peter, Merchant Navy46Chief Engineer OfficerAmerika +
DanishMühring, Johan Carl Frederik Wismar, Merchant Navy31Senior Third Engineer OfficerAmerika +
DanishNielsen, Christian, Merchant NavyMasterAmerika
CanadianO'Connell, Howard Ferguson, RCAF24Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianOllis, Reginald Keith, RCAF20Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianPearson, Arthur Henry, RCAF30Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
DanishPedersen, Leo Herman Bjørn, Merchant Navy37GreaserAmerika +
DanishPetersen, Georg, Merchant Navy28Officer Cabin StewardAmerika +
CanadianPidduck, George William, RCAF23Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
DanishPuge, Knud Aage, Merchant Navy34Junior Third Engineer OfficerAmerika +
DanishRasmussen, Karl Johan, Merchant Navy33GreaserAmerika +
DanishRichardt, Carl Chr., Merchant Navy37BakerAmerika +
CanadianRitchie, Thomas James, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianRombough, John Noble, RCAF21Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
DanishSchlichter, Tommy Ove, Merchant Navy19Assistant CookAmerika +
CanadianScott, William Alfred Dean, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
BritishSelmer, Herschel Henry, Merchant Navy29Assistant CookAmerika +
CanadianSlack, Warren Oliver, RCAF21Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
BritishStainthorpe, Arthur, Merchant Navy22Assistant CookAmerika +
BritishStone, Frederick Harold, RM38Sergeant (DEMS gunner)Amerika +
DanishStrøe-Nielsen, Ejnar, Merchant Navy37CarpenterAmerika +
DanishSørensen, Knud Bauer, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanAmerika +
DanishSørensen, Sofus William Christian, Merchant Navy48Chief CookAmerika +
BritishTansey, Dennis, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Amerika +
CanadianThompson, Edward Blake, RCAF25Passenger (Flight Lieutenant)Amerika +
BritishTurner, Raymond, British Army28Gunner (DEMS gunner)Amerika +
CanadianTyler, John, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
BritishWallis, Roy, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Amerika +
CanadianWarren, Joseph Howard, RCAF20Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +
CanadianWoods, Kenneth Beverley, RCAF19Passenger (Pilot Officer)Amerika +

88 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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