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 Koranton.

Aboard Koranton when hit on 27 Mar 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
BritishAppleton, Albert, Merchant Navy64Second Engineer OfficerKoranton +
BritishAshwin, John Robert Francis, Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +
BritishBaker, Obadiah Thomas, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanKoranton +
BritishBarkman, Adolff, Merchant Navy68Boatswain (Bosun)Koranton +
BritishBarnes, Kenneth John, Merchant Navy15Galley BoyKoranton +
BritishBenson, James Walter, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +
BritishBrewer, Reginald James William, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanKoranton +
BritishCallaghan, Francis Joseph, Merchant Navy23Second Radio OfficerKoranton +
BritishChapman, William, Merchant Navy31StewardKoranton +
MalteseCini, Antonio, Merchant Navy21SailorKoranton +
BritishClark, John Robertson, Merchant Navy43Chief Engineer OfficerKoranton +
BritishDavies, Trevor, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +
CanadianDoyle, P. Robert, Merchant Navy28Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +
BritishDuggan, Reginald Arthur, Merchant Navy17Mess Room BoyKoranton +
BritishEndresen, Edwin Johann, Merchant Navy35Chief OfficerKoranton +
CanadianFoley, Patrick Michael, Merchant Navy18Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +
BritishGent, Alexander James Samuel, Merchant Navy50CookKoranton +
BritishHoward, Charles Edward, Merchant Navy31MasterKoranton +
CanadianJackman, Joseph, Merchant Navy38Able SeamanKoranton +
BritishJohnson, Ronald Charles, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeKoranton +
BritishKeyse, Donald, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanKoranton +
NorwegianKnutsen, Petter Kaurin, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanKoranton +
BritishLeech, Charles Oliver, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Koranton +
BritishMansell, Alfred, Merchant Navy20Cabin BoyKoranton +
BritishMcGuinness, James Edward, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +
BritishMounter, Bernard Philip, Merchant Navy28Third OfficerKoranton +
BritishPadfield, Arthur Ernest, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Koranton +
BritishParrott, James William, Merchant Navy36Second OfficerKoranton +
BritishPeel, James, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +
RomanianPerijoc, Tudosi, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanKoranton +
BritishPurton, Charles, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +
IrishScannell, James, Merchant Navy32Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +
BritishScatcherd, Leslie, Merchant Navy18First Radio OfficerKoranton +
BritishScott, Walter, Merchant Navy40FiremanKoranton +
BritishStewart, Gordon, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanKoranton +
BritishSullivan, William, Merchant Navy50DonkeymanKoranton +
BritishSully, Hubert James, Merchant Navy27Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +
BritishUnderwood, David, Merchant Navy45Fourth Engineer OfficerKoranton +
BritishWise, Joseph Colin, Merchant Navy19ApprenticeKoranton +
BritishYates, John Thomas, Merchant Navy34Third Engineer OfficerKoranton +
BritishZemaitaitis, Justin, Merchant Navy34Fireman and TrimmerKoranton +

41 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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