Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

Oakcrest under her former name Korana

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

Aboard Oakcrest when hit on 23 Nov 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAird, Robert Gilbert, Merchant NavyAble SeamanOakcrest
BritishAlexander, Thomas Arthur, Merchant Navy21Third OfficerOakcrest +
BritishAnderson, Alexander Chapman, Merchant Navy59Second Engineer OfficerOakcrest +
BritishButchart, Evan Thompson, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer OfficerOakcrest +
BritishCaddick, Arthur Gladstone, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerOakcrest +
BritishCampbell, James, Merchant Navy24SailorOakcrest
BritishCarr, Edward, Merchant Navy35Fireman and TrimmerOakcrest +
BritishCarr, William, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerOakcrest +
BritishCusack, Trevor, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerOakcrest +
IrishDaley, William, Merchant Navy40Able SeamanOakcrest +
BritishDavis, John, Merchant Navy31GreaserOakcrest +
BritishDelaney, Frank James, Merchant Navy19SailorOakcrest +
BritishDixon, John Raymond, Merchant Navy27Second Radio OfficerOakcrest +
BritishDupain, Nicholas Lonsdale, Merchant NavyAble SeamanOakcrest
BritishDyer, Samuel Gordon, Merchant Navy50MasterOakcrest +
BritishElder, Michael Patrick, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerOakcrest +
IrishFenton, Michael, Merchant Navy43First Radio OfficerOakcrest +
BritishForbes, Stewart, Merchant Navy54Chief OfficerOakcrest +
BritishFreeman, Frank Walter, Merchant NavySailorOakcrest
BritishHall, James, Merchant Navy39Third Engineer OfficerOakcrest +
BritishHarrison, Herbert, Merchant Navy33CarpenterOakcrest +
BritishHayes, Charles, Merchant Navy54DonkeymanOakcrest +
BritishHobbs, Charles Thomas, Merchant Navy29CookOakcrest +
BritishJohnson, William, Merchant NavyFiremanOakcrest
BritishKelsey, John James, Merchant Navy19Assistant StewardOakcrest +
CanadianKing, John, Merchant Navy28SailorOakcrest +
BritishMacKinnon, John, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanOakcrest +
BritishMcDonough, Martin, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerOakcrest +
BritishMcLeod, Evander, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanOakcrest +
BritishMcLoughlin, James, Merchant Navy27GreaserOakcrest +
BritishMcNamara, Cornelius, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyOakcrest +
IndianMohama Salli, , Merchant Navy40Fireman and TrimmerOakcrest +
BritishO’Brien, Thomas, Merchant Navy29Fireman and TrimmerOakcrest +
BritishPemberton, William Charles, Merchant Navy17Assistant StewardOakcrest +
BritishPull, Charles Henry, Merchant Navy25Second OfficerOakcrest +
BritishReinwald, Hugh, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerOakcrest +
BritishSage, Walter William, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Oakcrest +
BritishStanworth, James William, Merchant NavyChief StewardOakcrest
BritishStorey, Richard, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerOakcrest +
BritishSullivan, Thomas, Merchant Navy40Fourth Engineer OfficerOakcrest +
IrishWhitty, Walter, Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun)Oakcrest +

41 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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