Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats


British motor passenger ship

Photo courtesy of State Library of New South Wales

This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British motor passenger ship Adda.

Aboard Adda when hit on 8 Jun 1941

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

NameAgeRankServed on
Anderson, James Foster, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerAdda
Barber, William, Merchant Navy59StewardAdda
Barclay, Bertrum, Merchant NavyCrew memberAdda
Barnes, Edward, Merchant Navy19StewardAdda
Beck, John, Merchant Navy33StewardAdda
Bell, Walter, Merchant Navy44StewardAdda
Beyer, Walter, Merchant Navy50StewardAdda
Birchenough, John, Merchant Navy33StewardAdda
Blackley, James, Merchant Navy47StewardAdda
Bolger, Thomas, Merchant Navy16SeamanAdda
Bratley, Robert, Merchant Navy25StewardAdda
Browne, Kevin, Merchant Navy17Bell BoyAdda
Bryant, Ashley Joseph Thomas, Merchant NavyApprenticeAdda
Buckley, James, Merchant Navy31StewardChagres, Adda
Burns, Francis, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanAdda
Chalmers, Archibald, Merchant Navy17StewardAdda
Conway, George, Merchant Navy31StewardAdda
Costell, Frederick, Merchant Navy21StewardAdda
Cowley, Albert, Merchant Navy18SeamanAdda
Cunningham, Thomas, Merchant Navy34SeamanAdda
Curran, John, Merchant Navy54StewardAdda
Doseh, John, Merchant Navy25Wash BoyAdda +
Dowler, William, Merchant Navy48StewardAdda
Drakefield, George, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanAdda
Emery, John, Merchant Navy29StewardAdda
Firth, Robert, Merchant Navy21Third ElectricianAdda
Fitzmaurice, Philip, Merchant Navy18StewardAdda
Fitzpatrick, James, Merchant Navy40StewardAdda
Fletcher, Wilfred, Merchant Navy16Deck BoyAdda
Gadd, Herbert, Merchant Navy39StewardAdda
Gittins, John, Merchant Navy45StewardAdda
Godfrey, Thomas George, Merchant Navy38Junior Second Engineer OfficerAdda +
Harrison, Herbert, Merchant Navy21Junior Fourth Engineer OfficerAdda +
Henry, James, Merchant Navy17Steward's BoyAdda
Hughes, John, Merchant Navy28StewardAdda
Johnson, Raymond, Merchant Navy28StewardAdda
Jones, David John, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanAdda
Jones, Robert, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanAdda
Joseph, Jai, Merchant Navy34Assistant CleanerAdda +
Keegan, William, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanAdda
Kehoe, Terence James, Merchant Navy17Assistant BakerAdda
Kelly, William Henry, RNRCaptain (Commodore 2nd Class)Adda +
Kenworthy, Joseph, Merchant Navy29StewardAdda
Killoran, Patrick, Merchant Navy18StewardAdda
Klaverness, Hans, Merchant Navy53Able SeamanAdda
Koster, George Leonard, Merchant Navy45Assistant StewardAdda
Marsh, John, Merchant Navy16Pantry BoyAdda
Marshall, John Tate, Merchant NavyMasterAdda
McDonald, Robert, Merchant Navy19StewardAdda
McDonald, William, Merchant Navy25StewardAdda
McFadden, John, Merchant Navy18Pantry BoyAdda
McManus, James, Merchant Navy30StewardAdda
Moore, George, Merchant Navy19SeamanAdda
Morgan, William, Merchant Navy39Second StewardAdda +
Murphy, Francis, Merchant Navy17Cook's BoyAdda
Ness, John, Merchant Navy37QuartermasterAdda
O'Hara, William, Merchant Navy55Hospital AttendantAdda
Osu, Joseph, Merchant Navy27Assistant CleanerAdda +
Owens, John, Merchant Navy21StewardAdda
Oxendale, William, Merchant Navy57Able SeamanAdda
Pearson, James, Merchant Navy47StewardAdda
Penaluna, William John, Civilian28PassengerAdda +
Peterson, Carl, Merchant Navy37StewardAdda
Pickles, John, Merchant Navy48StewardAdda
Pollard, Edward, Merchant Navy27StewardAdda
Range, Douglas Malcolm, Merchant NavyChief OfficerAdda
Richardson, Francis, Merchant Navy28StewardAdda
Richardson, Norman, Merchant Navy28StewardAdda
Roberts, Leonard, Merchant Navy56StewardAdda
Roper, George, Merchant Navy47CookAdda
Sanderson, George, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanAdda
Schorah, Josiah, Merchant Navy20SeamanAdda
Scott, Ernest, Merchant NavyFirst ElectricianAdda
Smart, Albert, Merchant Navy18Kitchen PorterAdda +
Smith, John, Merchant Navy22SeamanAdda
Stanton, Joseph, Merchant Navy42SeamanAdda
Stephens, Sidney, Civilian35PassengerAdda +
Thomas, Frederick, Merchant Navy32StewardAdda
Welsh, Eric, Merchant Navy17SeamanAdda
Wilds, Stanley, Merchant Navy54StewardAdda
Williams, William, Merchant Navy35PantrymanAdda
Wright, Kenneth, Merchant Navy19StewardAdda
Wullis, Richard, Merchant Navy65StewardAdda

83 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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