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 Benlawers.

Aboard Benlawers when hit on 6 Oct 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAllan, John Craig, Merchant Navy22SailorBenlawers +
BritishBurnett, James, Merchant Navy16CadetBenlawers +
ChineseChan Hing, , Merchant Navy27PainterBenlawers +
ChineseChau Choy Sang, , Merchant Navy32FiremanBenlawers +
ChineseCheuk Kee, , Merchant Navy21FiremanBenlawers +
ChineseCheung Ah Foo, , Merchant Navy24FiremanBenlawers +
BritishEsslemont, William Thomson, Merchant Navy27Second Engineer OfficerBenlawers +
BritishFinlayson, Roderick, Merchant Navy19CadetBenlawers +
BritishGrocock, Harry, RN33Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Benlawers +
BritishHeard, Francis, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanBenlawers +
ChineseHui Kwan, , Merchant Navy20StewardBenlawers +
ChineseHui Po Choi, , Merchant Navy40DonkeymanBenlawers +
ChineseHui Sang, , Merchant Navy30StewardBenlawers +
ChineseHung Yue Sing, , Merchant Navy25StewardBenlawers +
ChineseIp Shui Wai, , Merchant Navy35FiremanBenlawers +
ChineseLee Soo, , Merchant Navy46DonkeymanBenlawers +
ChineseLing Choy, , Merchant Navy23FiremanBenlawers +
ChineseLoon Tak Chiu, , Merchant Navy22FiremanBenlawers +
BritishNicoll, John Cant, Merchant Navy26Chief OfficerBenlawers +
BritishRobertson, James Tyndall, Merchant Navy23Third Engineer OfficerBenlawers +
BritishScott-Campbell, W.G., Merchant NavyMasterBenlawers
BritishSmith, Adam, Merchant Navy29Fourth Engineer OfficerBenlawers +
ChineseWong Po Tak, , Merchant Navy26FiremanBenlawers +
ChineseWong Tak Hing, , Merchant Navy42FiremanBenlawers +
ChineseWong Yuk, , Merchant Navy25FiremanBenlawers +

25 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.