Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British steam merchant

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

Aboard Holmelea when hit on 28 Feb 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Adam, James Livie, Merchant Navy30Assistant Steward Holmelea +
Allan, William Phillip, Merchant Navy18Cadet Holmelea +
Bage, Joseph, Merchant Navy23Cook Holmelea +
Bollen, Ivor John, Merchant Navy21Radio Officer Holmelea +
Brophy, Michael, Merchant Navy31Fireman and Trimmer Holmelea +
Brown, John, Merchant Navy20Ordinary Seaman Holmelea +
Clark, George William, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer Officer Holmelea +
Cottrell, Robert Clasper, Merchant Navy22Ordinary Seaman Holmelea +
Duncan, Douglas, Merchant Navy49Chief Steward Holmelea +
Fletcher, Edward Colburn, Merchant Navy44Fireman and Trimmer Holmelea +
Garforth, John, RFR34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner) Holmelea +
Graham, George, Merchant Navy58Fireman and Trimmer Holmelea +
Hammill, Francis James, Merchant Navy63Able Seaman Holmelea +
Hay, Thomas, Merchant Navy23Ordinary Seaman Holmelea +
Haynes, Charles, Merchant Navy32Able Seaman Holmelea +
Jayden, Frank, Merchant Navy18Mess Room Boy Holmelea +
Knowles, John, Merchant Navy54Chief Engineer Officer Holmelea +
Marouli, William, Merchant Navy28Fireman and Trimmer Holmelea +
McInnes, Donald, Merchant Navy36Fireman and Trimmer Holmelea +
Meyer, Arthur Gordon, Merchant Navy33Sailor Holmelea +
Oliver, Joseph, Merchant Navy21Fireman and Trimmer Holmelea +
Pollock, James, Merchant Navy18Galley Boy Holmelea +
Potts, John Robert, Merchant Navy32Master Thornlea, Holmelea +
Smith, William Howard, Merchant Navy58Third Engineer Officer Holmelea +
Story, Russell, Merchant NavyChief Officer Holmelea
Sturrock, Joseph, Merchant Navy18Fireman and Trimmer Holmelea +
Tilley, John Leonard, Merchant Navy50Second Engineer Officer Holmelea +
Verrill, John, Merchant Navy33Boatswain (Bosun) Holmelea +
Wood, Bernard, Merchant Navy20Cadet Holmelea +

29 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?
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