Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Cornish City

British motor merchant



Photo courtesy of Harold Appleyard

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

Aboard Cornish City when hit on 29 Jul 1943

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NameAgeRankServed on
Anglo, Albert, Merchant Navy23First Radio OfficerCornish City +
Barry, Richard James, Merchant Navy20Second Radio Officer (Senior)Cornish City +
Bradbury, Henry Thomas, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanCornish City +
Bradley, Norman Reginald, Merchant Navy21Junior Engineer OfficerCornish City +
Burns, Peter William, Merchant Navy16Deck BoyCornish City +
Buttigieg, Gerald, Merchant Navy35Able SeamanCornish City +
Cobner, Howard Llewellyn, Merchant Navy46Able SeamanCornish City +
Cockaday, Douglas Leonard, Merchant Navy23Junior Engineer OfficerCornish City +
Cole, Frederick Edward, Merchant Navy22SailorCornish City +
Crowley, Patrick, Merchant Navy39Chief StewardCornish City +
Cutler, Robert Edward, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cornish City +
Davenport, Leslie George, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanCornish City +
Ewing, Richard Henry Cecil, Merchant Navy18StewardCornish City +
Fletcher, Harry Gladstone, Merchant Navy54CarpenterCornish City +
Giles, Alan, Merchant Navy18Deck BoyCornish City +
Grant, Christian, Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Cornish City
Grey, William, Merchant Navy34Chief Engineer OfficerCornish City +
Groves, Joseph Lewis, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeCornish City +
Haigh, Charles Albert, British Army20GunnerCornish City +
Hopper, John William Dawson, Merchant Navy25Second Engineer OfficerCornish City +
Isaac, Henry Thomas, Merchant Navy48MasterCornish City +
Jeans, Edwin, Merchant Navy21Second OfficerCornish City +
Jenkins, Peter John, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyCornish City +
Jones, Cyril James, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cornish City +
Mahoney, Trevor, Merchant Navy36DonkeymanCornish City +
Marsh, Frederick George, RN26Leading Seaman (DEMS gunner)Cornish City +
Mitchinson, Charles William, Merchant Navy46ElectricianCornish City +
Monk, William Archibald, Merchant Navy31Fourth Engineer OfficerCornish City +
Morgan, William Herbert, Merchant Navy34SailorCornish City +
Owen, James William, British ArmyLance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Cornish City +
Pett, John Joseph, Merchant Navy20QuartermasterCornish City +
Pickford, Leslie John, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanCornish City +
Pomeroy, Peter, Merchant Navy18Second Radio OfficerCornish City +
Trethewy, Arthur, Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerCornish City +
Welsh, James Anthony, Merchant Navy50CookCornish City +
Wenger, Percival Ernest, Merchant Navy22Assistant StewardCornish City +
Williams, Murray Walker, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeCornish City +
Wilson, John Evelyn Ladley, Merchant Navy23CookCornish City +

38 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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