Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

British Premier

British steam tanker

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 tanker British Premier.

Aboard British Premier when hit on 24 Dec 1940

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NameAgeRankServed on
Austin, Robert, Merchant NavySeaman British Premier
Beggs, Thomas, Merchant Navy26Fifth Engineer Officer British Premier +
Blacklock, James Arthur, Merchant Navy18Able Seaman British Premier +
Bratley, Douglas Alan, Merchant Navy17Apprentice British Premier +
Clery, Philip Francis, Merchant Navy42First Radio Officer British Premier +
Coombes, Roy Lester, Merchant Navy27Second Radio Officer British Premier +
Curnock, David Jackson, Merchant Navy19Apprentice British Premier +
Dalziel, Francis, Merchant Navy48Master British Premier +
Darbyshire, Arthur Rowland, Merchant Navy35Chief Engineer Officer British Premier +
Davies, Edwin, Merchant Navy44Fireman British Premier +
Davies, Evan Basil, Merchant Navy23Seaman British Premier, Empire Wagtail +
Gray, Herbert Clifford, Merchant Navy50Greaser British Premier +
Griffiths, Evan Owen, Merchant NavySeaman British Premier
Hayes, Arthur Frederick, Merchant Navy35Sailor British Premier +
Hayter, Edward William, RM46Marine (DEMS gunner) British Premier +
Knowles, Eric James, Merchant Navy22Fourth Engineer Officer British Premier +
MacDermid, Donald John, Merchant Navy40Able Seaman British Premier +
McCart, Robert, Merchant Navy16Cabin Boy British Premier +
Moloney, Austin Griffith, Merchant Navy22Sailor British Premier +
Nelson, William Graham, Merchant Navy35Second Officer British Premier +
O'Neill, Daniel, Merchant Navy20Sailor British Premier +
Ormston, Andrew, Merchant Navy36Carpenter British Premier +
Owens, Robert Alfred, Merchant Navy19Sailor British Premier +
Pesari, Thomas, Merchant Navy52Fireman British Premier +
Price, John Wheeler, Merchant Navy50Sailor British Premier +
Russ, Walter, Merchant NavySeaman British Premier
Seery, Michael, Merchant Navy36Electrician British Premier +
Smith, Harold, Merchant Navy31Chief Officer British Premier +
Steele, Robert, Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun) British Premier +
Suero, Ramon, Merchant Navy50Engine Room Storekeeper British Premier +
Sutherland, Robert R., Merchant Navy29Chief Cook British Premier +
Thornton, William Thomas, Merchant Navy17Mess Room Boy British Premier +
Tierney, Dennis Melville, Merchant Navy27Third Officer British Premier +
White, Frank Charles, Merchant Navy52Greaser British Premier +
Williams, Harold, Merchant Navy20Ordinary Seaman British Premier +
Wilson, Kenneth George, Merchant Navy19Second Steward British Premier +

36 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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