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 Lorient.

Aboard Lorient when hit on 4 May 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Appleton, Jean, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanLorient +
Bailey, Reginald George, Merchant Navy25Assistant StewardLorient +
Barnes, Henry, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerLorient +
Barnfather, Henry, Merchant Navy49Chief OfficerLorient +
Bayne, Charles Herbert, Merchant Navy48Chief Engineer OfficerLorient +
Braithwaite, Albert Ernest, RN23Petty Officer (DEMS gunner)Lorient +
Downey, Stephen, Merchant Navy27Deck HandLorient +
Dyson, George, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanLorient +
Fieldsend, Ernest, Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerLorient +
Fittos, William Joseph, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerLorient +
Gillett, Samuel Henry Arthur, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyLorient +
Ginn, Edward, Merchant Navy23First Radio OfficerLorient +
Goldthorp, Gavin Mitchel, Merchant Navy21Able SeamanLorient +
Gourlay, Robert John, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerLorient +
Grenade, Alfonso, Merchant Navy43CookLorient +
Harrison, George, Merchant Navy32Donkeyman and GreaserLorient +
Hellier, Stanley, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanLorient +
Hendry, George, Merchant Navy32Second Engineer OfficerLorient +
Hewson, Sydney George, Merchant Navy35Assistant CookLorient +
Jones, Owen Glynne, Merchant Navy43Boatswain (Bosun)Lorient +
Jones, William, Merchant Navy47Fireman and TrimmerLorient +
King, Frederick William, Merchant Navy22Fireman and TrimmerLorient +
King, William, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyLorient +
Knight, Stanley James, British Army22Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Lorient +
Lewis, John Joseph, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerLorient +
Manley, Walter John, Merchant Navy40MasterLorient +
Minty, Francis George, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerLorient +
Mitchell, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy50Fireman and TrimmerLorient +
Murray, Sylvester, Merchant Navy35CarpenterLorient +
O'Driscoll, William, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanLorient +
Paterson, Malcolm Evan, Merchant Navy32Able SeamanLorient +
Peck, Alexander Arthur, Merchant Navy43Donkeyman and GreaserLorient +
Pells, Walter, Merchant Navy26Chief StewardLorient +
Riordan, Victor Daniel, British Army23Gunner (DEMS gunner)Lorient +
Salmon, Harry Arthur, Merchant Navy33Donkeyman and GreaserLorient +
Smith, Desmond Lingard, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerLorient +
Smith, James Lorne, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanLorient +
Tanner, Stanley, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanLorient +
Thomas, Gwilym David, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Lorient +
Thompson, Henry Edward Arthur, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Lorient +
Walkden, Peter Harold, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerLorient +
Warrener, George William, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerLorient +
Welch, Arthur Ernest, Merchant Navy49Fourth Engineer OfficerLorient +
White, James Robert, Merchant Navy36Fireman and TrimmerLorient +
Williams, John Geraint, Merchant Navy23Third OfficerLorient +
Young, Douglas Telfer, Merchant Navy27Third Engineer OfficerLorient +

46 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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