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
BritishAnderson, James Foster, Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerAdda
BritishBarber, William, Merchant Navy59StewardAdda
BritishBarclay, Bertrum, Merchant NavyCrew memberAdda
BritishBarnes, Edward, Merchant Navy19StewardAdda
BritishBeck, John, Merchant Navy33StewardAdda
BritishBell, Walter, Merchant Navy44StewardAdda
BritishBeyer, Walter, Merchant Navy50StewardAdda
BritishBirchenough, John, Merchant Navy33StewardAdda
BritishBlackley, James, Merchant Navy47StewardAdda
BritishBolger, Thomas, Merchant Navy16SeamanAdda
BritishBratley, Robert, Merchant Navy25StewardAdda
BritishBrowne, Kevin, Merchant Navy17Bell BoyAdda
BritishBryant, Ashley Joseph Thomas, Merchant NavyApprenticeAdda
BritishBuckley, James, Merchant Navy31StewardChagres, Adda
BritishBurns, Francis, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanAdda
BritishChalmers, Archibald, Merchant Navy17StewardAdda
BritishConway, George, Merchant Navy31StewardAdda
BritishCostell, Frederick, Merchant Navy21StewardAdda
BritishCowley, Albert, Merchant Navy18SeamanAdda
BritishCunningham, Thomas, Merchant Navy34SeamanAdda
BritishCurran, John, Merchant Navy54StewardAdda
BritishDoseh, John, Merchant Navy25Wash BoyAdda +
BritishDowler, William, Merchant Navy48StewardAdda
BritishDrakefield, George, Merchant Navy31Able SeamanAdda
BritishEmery, John, Merchant Navy29StewardAdda
BritishFirth, Robert, Merchant Navy21Third ElectricianAdda
BritishFitzmaurice, Philip, Merchant Navy18StewardAdda
BritishFitzpatrick, James, Merchant Navy40StewardAdda
BritishFletcher, Wilfred, Merchant Navy16Deck BoyAdda
BritishGadd, Herbert, Merchant Navy39StewardAdda
BritishGittins, John, Merchant Navy45StewardAdda
BritishGodfrey, Thomas George, Merchant Navy38Junior Second Engineer OfficerAdda +
BritishHarrison, Herbert, Merchant Navy21Junior Fourth Engineer OfficerAdda +
BritishHenry, James, Merchant Navy17Steward's BoyAdda
BritishHughes, John, Merchant Navy28StewardAdda
BritishJohnson, Raymond, Merchant Navy28StewardAdda
BritishJones, David John, Merchant Navy28Able SeamanAdda
BritishJones, Robert, Merchant Navy22Able SeamanAdda
BritishJoseph, Jai, Merchant Navy34Assistant CleanerAdda +
BritishKeegan, William, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanAdda
BritishKehoe, Terence James, Merchant Navy17Assistant BakerAdda
BritishKelly, William Henry, RNRCaptain (Commodore 2nd Class)Adda +
BritishKenworthy, Joseph, Merchant Navy29StewardAdda
BritishKilloran, Patrick, Merchant Navy18StewardAdda
NorwegianKlaverness, Hans, Merchant Navy53Able SeamanAdda
BritishKoster, George Leonard, Merchant Navy45Assistant StewardAdda
BritishMarsh, John, Merchant Navy16Pantry BoyAdda
BritishMarshall, John Tate, Merchant NavyMasterAdda
BritishMcDonald, Robert, Merchant Navy19StewardAdda
BritishMcDonald, William, Merchant Navy25StewardAdda
BritishMcFadden, John, Merchant Navy18Pantry BoyAdda
BritishMcManus, James, Merchant Navy30StewardAdda
BritishMoore, George, Merchant Navy19SeamanAdda
BritishMorgan, William, Merchant Navy39Second StewardAdda +
BritishMurphy, Francis, Merchant Navy17Cook's BoyAdda
BritishNess, John, Merchant Navy37QuartermasterAdda
BritishO'Hara, William, Merchant Navy55Hospital AttendantAdda
BritishOsu, Joseph, Merchant Navy27Assistant CleanerAdda +
BritishOwens, John, Merchant Navy21StewardAdda
BritishOxendale, William, Merchant Navy57Able SeamanAdda
BritishPearson, James, Merchant Navy47StewardAdda
BritishPenaluna, William John, Civilian28PassengerAdda +
BritishPeterson, Carl, Merchant Navy37StewardAdda
BritishPickles, John, Merchant Navy48StewardAdda
BritishPollard, Edward, Merchant Navy27StewardAdda
BritishRange, Douglas Malcolm, Merchant NavyChief OfficerAdda
BritishRichardson, Francis, Merchant Navy28StewardAdda
BritishRichardson, Norman, Merchant Navy28StewardAdda
BritishRoberts, Leonard, Merchant Navy56StewardAdda
BritishRoper, George, Merchant Navy47CookAdda
BritishSanderson, George, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanAdda
BritishSchorah, Josiah, Merchant Navy20SeamanAdda
BritishScott, Ernest, Merchant NavyFirst ElectricianAdda
BritishSmart, Albert, Merchant Navy18Kitchen PorterAdda +
BritishSmith, John, Merchant Navy22SeamanAdda
BritishStanton, Joseph, Merchant Navy42SeamanAdda
BritishStephens, Sidney, Civilian35PassengerAdda +
BritishThomas, Frederick, Merchant Navy32StewardAdda
BritishWelsh, Eric, Merchant Navy17SeamanAdda
BritishWilds, Stanley, Merchant Navy54StewardAdda
BritishWilliams, William, Merchant Navy35PantrymanAdda
BritishWright, Kenneth, Merchant Navy19StewardAdda
BritishWullis, 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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