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 Kavak.

Aboard Kavak when hit on 2 Dec 1940

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Allen, Walter Baden, Merchant Navy40Chief StewardKavak +
Brack, James, Merchant Navy31Fireman and TrimmerKavak +
Dale, Robert, Merchant Navy24Fireman and TrimmerKavak +
Davies, George, Merchant Navy25TrimmerKavak +
Dillon, Joseph Christopher, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanKavak +
Dunn, Patrick, Merchant Navy56GreaserKavak +
Earl, Robert S. Smythe Badenpowell, RN40Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Kavak +
Hindmarsh, Robert Hazelton, Merchant Navy47Chief Engineer OfficerKavak +
Ingham, David Thomas, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerKavak +
Lamb, Richard, Merchant Navy38Donkeyman (Asst.)Kavak +
Leech, Harold Stowell, Merchant Navy36Able SeamanKavak +
Lloyd, Robert David, Merchant Navy32SailorKavak +
McClemens, Stanley Bernard, Merchant Navy20Assistant CookKavak +
Mitchell, William J., Merchant Navy33DonkeymanKavak +
Monaghan, Patrick Joseph, Merchant Navy26SailorKavak +
Napier, Jackson, Merchant Navy63MasterKavak +
Nielson, John, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerKavak +
Pendlebury, Harold Edwin, Merchant Navy19Fireman and TrimmerKavak +
Pennington, John Joseph, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanKavak +
Rogers, Harold, Merchant Navy19TrimmerKavak +
Scotchford, Edward, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerKavak +
Sinker, Richard, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanKavak +
Summers, Eric Stephen, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyKavak +
Webb, Charles Brydges Nanfan, Merchant Navy48First Radio OfficerKavak +
Williams, Thomas, Merchant Navy54Able SeamanKavak +

25 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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