Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

North Britain

British steam merchant

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

Aboard North Britain when hit on 5 May 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAnstee, Roy Edward, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerNorth Britain +
BritishBarker, John Eric, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerNorth Britain +
BritishBarnard, Ernest Manley, Merchant Navy24Second OfficerNorth Britain +
BritishBaxter, Major Alfred, RN22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
BritishBright, John Lamsdale, Merchant Navy38MasterNorth Britain +
BritishCameron, Alexander, Merchant Navy47Donkeyman and GreaserNorth Britain +
BritishCampbell, Joseph, Merchant Navy24Able SeamanNorth Britain +
BritishCullen, William, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
BritishCurrell, Herbert, RN36Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
BritishCurtis, John Redpath, Merchant Navy23CookNorth Britain +
BritishDougherty, Brian, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
BritishDownie, Ernest, Merchant Navy43Chief StewardNorth Britain +
IrishDuffy, James, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +
BritishFoster, Thomas William, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
BritishGillon, Patrick, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanNorth Britain +
BritishHarrison, Lewis William, Merchant Navy22First Radio OfficerNorth Britain +
BritishLeivars, Cyril, Merchant Navy21TrimmerNorth Britain +
BritishLeslie, Alexander, Merchant Navy28CarpenterNorth Britain +
BritishMcGhee, Hugh, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +
BritishMcGuigan, Robert Alexander, Merchant Navy43Donkeyman and GreaserNorth Britain +
BritishMcGuinness, Charles, Merchant Navy38Assistant CookNorth Britain +
BritishMead, William John, Merchant Navy32SailorNorth Britain +
BritishMiller, Donald, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyNorth Britain +
BritishMurray, Thomas, Merchant Navy59Second Engineer OfficerNorth Britain +
BritishNewcombe, James Thomas, RN28Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)North Britain +
BritishPalmer, William Joseph, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun)North Britain +
BritishPearce, Edward John, Merchant Navy21SailorNorth Britain +
BritishQuinn, Francis, Merchant Navy54Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +
BritishReid, Henry James, Merchant Navy48Chief OfficerNorth Britain +
IrishSheeran, Kevin, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +
BritishSmith, Richard, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +
BritishStephen, William Grant, Merchant Navy25Donkeyman and GreaserNorth Britain +
BritishTurley, George, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanNorth Britain +
BritishWedgeworth, James Morrow, Merchant Navy21Fireman and TrimmerNorth Britain +

34 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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