Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo Courtesy of Library of Contemporary History, Stuttgart

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

Aboard Harperley when hit on 5 May 1943

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAhmed Saleh, , Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerHarperley +
BritishAnderson, James William, Merchant Navy26Second OfficerHarlingen, Empire Byron, Harperley
BritishDannreuther, Stephen Edward, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerHarperley +
BritishGerrard, Robert Johnson, Merchant Navy21First Radio OfficerHarperley +
BritishGilbert, William John, Merchant Navy26Second Engineer OfficerHarperley +
BritishGodbold, Arthur Harold, Merchant Navy34Able SeamanHarperley +
BritishJohn, Jack, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerHarperley +
BritishLaking, Cyril, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Harperley +
BritishMcGillivray, John, Merchant Navy25Third Engineer OfficerHarperley +
BritishNagi, A., Merchant Navy42GreaserHarperley +
BritishSimons, John, Merchant Navy16Crew memberHarperley
BritishSmart, R., Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanHarperley +
BritishTurgoose, Joseph Ernest, Merchant NavyMasterHarperley

13 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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