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 Harbledown.

Aboard Harbledown when hit on 4 Apr 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Appleton, Stanley John, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Harbledown +
Atkinson, John Eric, Merchant Navy20Mess Room BoyHarbledown +
Bailey, Sidney, Merchant Navy28CookHarbledown +
Baxter, Robert, Merchant Navy40Chief StewardHarbledown +
Birchall, Eric, Merchant Navy28Second OfficerHarbledown, Harpalion
Brocklesby, Donald, Merchant Navy21Fourth Engineer OfficerHarbledown +
Brockwell, Kenneth, Merchant Navy15Cabin BoyHarbledown +
Callaghan, Allan, Merchant Navy20Fireman and TrimmerHarbledown +
Collins, Reginald John, Merchant Navy24Assistant StewardHarbledown +
Elvin, John Vasey, Merchant Navy26Fireman and TrimmerHarbledown +
Fairfield, Harry, Merchant Navy39Fireman and TrimmerHarbledown +
Hussey, Frederick, Merchant Navy29Passenger (DBS)Harbledown +
Johnson, Reginald Charles, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Harbledown +
Jones, Griffith, Merchant NavyMasterHarbledown
Mann, Andrew, Merchant Navy47CarpenterHarbledown +
Steele, A.F., Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerHarbledown +
Thompson, John Leonard, Merchant Navy30Fireman and TrimmerHarbledown +
Volenitz, Max, Merchant Navy43DonkeymanHarbledown +
Walters, Michael John Priaulx, RN26Passenger (Lieutenant)Harbledown +

19 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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