Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Photo from City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-2096

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

Aboard Chelsea when hit on 30 Aug 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAbdo Nassa, , Merchant Navy50Fireman and TrimmerChelsea +
BritishAbdulla Nassir, , Merchant Navy49Fireman and TrimmerChelsea +
BritishAiken, Ernest, Merchant Navy59Chief Engineer OfficerChelsea +
MalteseFalzon, Joseph, Merchant Navy23SailorChelsea +
MalteseFalzon, Michael, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanChelsea +
MalteseFalzon, Salvatore, Merchant Navy18Ordinary SeamanChelsea +
MalteseGalea, Anthony, Merchant Navy25SailorChelsea +
BritishGoodchild, Frank Henry, RM50Marine (DEMS gunner)Chelsea +
BritishGoulden, Albert, Merchant Navy28CarpenterChelsea +
BritishGrimes, Reginald Stanley, Merchant Navy38Third Engineer OfficerChelsea +
BritishHabia Abdul, , Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerChelsea +
BritishHamed Mohamed, , Merchant Navy34DonkeymanChelsea +
BritishHarrison, Robert, Merchant Navy56MasterChelsea +
BritishHassan Ibrahim Sheikh, , Merchant Navy38Fireman and TrimmerChelsea +
BritishHollingsworth, Henry, Merchant Navy26Ordinary SeamanChelsea +
BritishMetcalf, George Shaw, Merchant Navy54Second Engineer OfficerChelsea +
BritishNaif Ahmed, , Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerChelsea +
BritishNorton, Walter Henry, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeChelsea +
LatvianRusmanis, Arturo, Merchant Navy33SailorChelsea +
BritishSaif Hail, , Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerChelsea +
BritishSalik Abdul Wahab, , Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerChelsea +
BritishWilson, Alexander Greg, Merchant Navy34Radio OfficerChelsea +
BritishWood, William Laing, Merchant Navy50CookChelsea +
BritishYousef Salem, , Merchant Navy48Fireman and TrimmerChelsea +

24 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?
If you wish to add a crewmember to the listing we would need most of this information: ship name, nationality, name, dob, place of birth, service (merchant marine, ...), rank or job on board. We have place for a photo as well if provided. You can e-mail us the information here.