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Merchant Navy

Surname First Names Second Name Third Name Ship Raider Held Comments Other
ADDISON A A            
AHERNE William Robert Michael SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese Died 12/9/1944 Renamed Hoki Maru & Sunk 17/2/1944
AINSWORTH Alexander     SS MATUNGA Raider WOLF GERMANS Chief Engineer Ship Captured 6/8/1917-Interned Karlsruhe
ALEXANDER Roy Henry   SS MATUNGA Raider WOLF GERMANS Wireless Operator Ship Captured 6/8/1917-Interned Munster from Kiel
ALLAN John     SS MAIMOA PINGUIN HK33 Germans  Trimmer Captured 20/11/1940-Trimmer-Joined in Brisbane 24/10/1940
ALLEN Edgar Bart   KOOLAMA Bombed by Japanese Aircraft and Sunk 1942 Japanese   Joined in Perth 29/5/1939
ANDERSON Bruce     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans 1st Engineer-Born in Sydney 1903 Mareeba Ship sunk 26/6/1941-Died 31/1/1942 on sinking of Prison Ship Spreewald Listed on the 2012 Addendum
ANDERSON T              
ANDERSON William T            
ANDERSON William M J          
AMSTRONG James     TRIASTER ORION Germans   Sunk 8/12/1940
BAIRD G     SS WAIRUNA Raider WOLF Germans Private Ship Captured 6/8/1917-Interned Gustrow
BALASIS Theodore     SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese  Wiper Ship Captured  12/7/1942-Crew held in Japan
BALL D     SS MATUNGA Raider WOLF Germans Private Ship Captured 6/8/1917-Interned Gustrow
BECK J              
BEECHAM P              
BENNETT Clive     AUSTRALIND KOMET Germans    
BENTLEY Charles     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans 2nd Steward Mareeba sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship Spreewald sunk 31/1/1942
BISH John Edward   SS MATUNGA Raider WOLF Germans 3rd Engineer Ship Captured 6/8/1917-Interned Karlsruhe
BISS Cyril Effinghham Holm TRIADIC ORION Germans DEMS 2nd Officer Sunk 16/12/1940
BLEELOCK T R            
BLOSS W C            
BOND Arthur     SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese  Wiper  
BOTTOMLEY Jack H   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Trimmer Mareeba sunk 26/6/1941
BOVEL E C            
BOWRAN John     TRIONA ORION Germans Ist Engineer Sunk 6/12/1940
BRADLEY Robert James   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Trimmer Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2016 Addendum
BRAMHALL P A            
BROWN Thomas     SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese 1st Engineer Captured 10/5/1942-Died 13/12/1943 as a POW-Buried Yokohama War Cemetery
BROWN William Henry Matthew SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Trimmer Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2016 Addendum
BRYCE Ian Thomas   TRIONA ORION Germans 4th Engineer Sunk 6/12/1940
BUDGEN Ernest Lawrence   HMS ORAMA SCHARNHORST/GNEISENAU Germans  OS Sunk off Nsarvik June 1940
BUDGEN R L            
BURGOYNE Hubert Harold   NS TEDDY ALANTIS Germans Norwegin Ship sunk 9/11/1942 Norwegin Ship sunk 9/11/1942
BURTON Richard     PORT HOBART ADMIRAL SCHEER Germans   Sunk 24/4/1940
CAIN W              
CALLENDER J     TRIASIC KOMET/ORION Germans Disembarked to Emirau Islands
CAMERON Raymond Hugh   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese   Captured 10/5/1942-
CAREY Patrick     PORT WELLINGTON PINGUIN/STORSTAD     Sunk 2/11/1940
CARO Antony     ORANSAY ARCHI-EDE  Germans Assistant Purser Sunk 9/10/1942
CARO W A            
CHARLESWORTH John     TRIADIC ORION Germans 4th Engineer  
CONN Herbert Robert   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese 3rd Engineer Captured 10/5/1942
COULSTON Miles     BABRIELLA     Cook  
COWLE Leonard Harvey   SS NANKIN THOR   Radio Officer Captured 10/5/1942-Died 25/7/19145 as a POW-Buried Yokohama War Cemetery
CREAGH J              
CREESE Albert William   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese Master Surname also splelt CREECE
CROCKER Herbert Jargo   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese Apprentice Captured 10/5/1942-
CROFT William J   TRIASTER ORION Germans Radio Officer Captured 8/12/1940-off Nauru
CURRY (CURRIE) Noel Robert   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans 2nd Radio Operator Ship sunk 26/6/1941-Listed on 2012 Addendum
DALLAS A              
De KAY John      AUSTRALIND  KOMET Germans  Sailor  Ship Sunk 26/8/1942
DENNIS Ernest Norman   TRIADIC ORION Germans    
DERRICK Colin Phillip   ORIANA     Quarter Master  
DOCKENDORFF J              
DOCKENDORFF Sidney T   TRIASTER ORION Germans Engineer  
DOOLEY Lionel     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Fireman Ship Sunk 26/6/1941
DOUGLAS John     TRIASTER USSS   Assistant Engineer  
DUN Burnham Walker   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese 1st Mate Captured 10/5/1942-
DUNCAN G L            
DUNSHEA Ross Morton   SS MAIMOA  PINGUIN HK33  Germans 3rd Engineer Escaped near Bordeaux by train on night 13/14 March 1941. Arrived Gibraltar 31 May 1941
DWYER Daniel P   PORT NICHOLSON U-87     Sunk in XB25
EGAN P              
EKLUND CARL AXEL   SS COMMISSAIRE RAMEL   Italy    
ELSEY David     SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese Purser Captured 10/5/1942-
ENSCOE Frank William Hardy TRIADIC ORION Germans Able Seaman RAN PM1228  
EVANS Colin L   TRIONA ORION Germans  2nd Mate  Ship Sunk 6/12/1940
EVANS Douglas     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Able Seaman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-When German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Noted as Died 2/2/1942 Listed on 2016 Addendum
FAIRBAIRN J A            
FALCONER William Charles   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese 1st Engineer Ship Sunk 26/6/1941 Awarded OBE in 1947
FORD Geoffrey John   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Ordinary Seaman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2016 Addendum
FOSICK C              
FOWLES Jack     TRIASTER ORION Germans    
FREEMAN David J   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans 1st Mate Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
GABEL Joseph Roy   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese Engineer Sunk 12/7/1942
GANNON Patrick     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Fireman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-When German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Noted as Died 2/2/1942 Listed on 2016 Addendum
GIBBONS C              
GIBSON Thomas F         Cadet  
GLEDHILL M R            
GLEESON Lorraine Elizabeth   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese Stewardess/Nurse Captured 10/5/1942-Merchant Navy Female POW Died 7/4/1944 aged 44 as a POW-Buried Yokohama War Cemetery
GODRIDGE Keith William   COPTIC     Engineer  
GORDON John     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans 2nd Engineer Ship sunk 26/6/1941-Listed on 2012 Addendum
GREEN James Patrick   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese    
GRIFFITH John Bradley   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Trimmer Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
GUNDERSON CARL     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Able Seaman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
HAGON R A            
HALL Geoffrey Spinner   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese 3rd Mate Captured 10/5/1942-Died 19/1/1943 as a POW-Buried Yokohama War Cemetery
HALL Robert     ELSIE MOLLER   Japanese Ship Captured 8/12/1941 off Amoy  
HARRIS Frederick William   SS NANKIN THOR     Captured 10/5/1942-
HALLIDAY William  H   TRIASIC  ORION Germans Trimmer  Disembarked to Emirau Islands
HART Arthur Seymour   OTRANTO     Supply Purser  
HART Albert William   PORT WELLINGTON PINGUIN   Trimmer  
HAWKINS W F            
HAYES Dennis     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Fireman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
HEBBLEWHITE E              
HELM Frank              
HIGGINSON Walter John   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese Chief Steward  
HILL Francis George   SS TAIROA Graf Spee Germans Released at Montevideo Listed on Addendum 13-2016
HILL James A   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Engineer Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
HODSON Charles Alan   PORT BRISBANE PINGUIN Germans Captain/Master Ship sunk 1940-Rescued by HMAS Canberra
HOLLAND David James   KAIRANGA    Germans Assistant Steward NZ Vessel?
HOLMES Ralph Marshman   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans 3rd Radio Operator Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2016 Addendum
HORGAN Robert SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese  Assistant Purser  
HOWLETT Thomas Ernest R SS MAIMOA  PINGUIN HF33  Germans 2nd Engineer  Ship Sunk 20/11/1940. Escaped by jumping train near Bordeux. Arrived Gibraltar July 1942
HUGHES John E   TRIONA KOMET  Germans Captain/Master  
HULBERT Bernard Stephen   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese Apprentice Captured 10/5/1942-
HUMPHREYS George Duke   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Able Seaman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2016 Addendum
HUNTER Alexander             British Grenadier no Evidence as a POW
HUTCHINSON Reginald Edward   SS MAIMOA PINGUIN HK33  Germans Trimmer

Ship Sunk 20/11/1940

HYLAND Douglas Irvine   CRITON Vichy Air France IV Vichy French Cabin Boy  
INSTONE Graham Broderick   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese Apprentice Captured 10/5/1942-
JACOBSON C              
JONES Thomas Prynn   ORSOVA      Engineer  
JONES William Alfred   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Chief Cook Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Last Ship was St GILES
JONES L              
JUDGE G E            
JUNIPER Albert E   PORT NICHOLSON  U-87 Germans Trimmer Ship sunk 1942 in North Atlantic
KEEGAN Colin James   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Chief Steward Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2016 Addendum
KENNEDY Donald E    SS POINT SAN PEDRO      Able Seaman  
KERSEY Gordon M   TRIADIC ORION Germans Engineer  
KERSEY Sidney     TRIASTER ORION Germans Engineer  
KERSHAW J            
KITCHIN David     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Deck Boy Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-When German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Noted as Died 2/2/1942 Listed on 2016 Addendum
KRUMMELL K M            
LACEY C              
LAING John J   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese Ships Surgeon Captured 10/5/1942-
LANGTRY John     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Trimmer Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
LAST J              
LEVENTHEN G R            
LEWIS Thomas Frederick David KALINGO I21 Japanese Submarine Japanese Fireman Died as a POW 18/1/1943
LINDSAY Archibald A   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese    
LOCKE D              
LONG Douglas James   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans 3rd Officer Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2016 Addendum
LOWE C     TRIASIC ORION Germans Disembarked to Emirau Islands  
LUCAS John Atkinson   SS MAREEBA KORMORON Germans Able Seaman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2012 Addendum
MACFARLANE William J C TRIADIC ORION Germans 1st Engineer  
MACKAY Alexander John   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Greaser Listed on 2012 Addendum
MACNEIL Calum Gilbert   SS MAREEBA KORMORON Germans Able Seaman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
MAGEE J              
MAHONY Francis George   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese 2nd Mate Captured 10/5/1942-Died 25/7/19145 as a POW-Buried Yokohama War Cemetery-Listed on 2015 Addendum
MARKS J              
MARKS Victor G   TRIADIC ORION Germans Engineer  
MARSH James Alexander   SPEYBANK ALANTIS   Junior Engineer Sunk 31/1/1941
MARSHALL Harold H   NATIA THOR     Sunk 8/10/1940
MARTIN Horace     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Fireman Listed on 2012 Addendum
MASON J (AKA J. MASEN)   SLAMAT     Cook  Died 27/4/1941
MASTERS Ernest A   PORT WELLINGTON PINGUIN Germans   Sunk 1940
MATHIESON Alexander Alan   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Trimmer Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died 31/12/1942 on German Prison Ship-Listed on 2016 Addendum
MCADAM George     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Able Seaman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2016 Addendum
MCCOWAN Keith Charles   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans 5th Engineer Officer Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2016 Addendum
MCDONALD A D            
MCINTYRE Nicoll     SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese Chief Steward Captured 10/5/1942-Died 13/9/1942 as POW-Commemorated Tower Hill Memorial
MCKINNA Archibald     TRIONA ORION Germans 4th Engineer  
MCLATCHIE G              
MCLELLAND Leonard     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Fireman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
MELVILLE Albert     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Able Seaman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
MEREDITH Alexander     SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru   Engineer  
MEWS John Milton   AUSTRALIND KOMET Germans Sailor  
MITHORPE Fred S   SALLY MAERSK Captured Dakau 22/4/1940 Vichy French Radio Operator Listed on the 2014 Addendum
MONTGOMERY Leopold J   SS NANKIN THOR Germans/Japanese Engineer Captured 10/5/1942-
MUIR J     TRIASIC KOMET/ORION Germans Disembarked to Emirau Islands  
MUTTON Gordon N   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese Junior Engineer  
O'FLYNN F M T          
O'TOOLE Martin     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Fireman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2012 Addendum
OTTEN W              
PARRY George     PORT WELLINGTON PINGUIN Germans Saloon Boy Sunk 1940
PRATT G              
PRATT William     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans 1st Guard Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
PURCHASE Kenneth William   AUSTRALIND KOMET Germans Pantry Boy  
RAVENSCROFT Samuel     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Greaser Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
REDMAN Ronald J   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Radio Officer Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
REES Richard M E TRIONA ORION Germans Radio Officer  
RHODES Albert     TRIASTER ORION Germans Captain/Master  
RICHARDS Vaughan     LOSADA     Junior Officer ship was scrapped 1952
RILEY Thomas William   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Engineer Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2012 Addendum
ROBINSON William P   TRIASTER ORION Germans Chief Engineer  
RODGERS Murray MacLean   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans 2nd Mate Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941-Died when German Prison Ship sunk 31/1/1942-Listed on 2012 Addendum
ROGER Athol Waite   TRIONA ORION/KOMET Germans Chief Steward POW number 90774-Held Stalag 10B-Marlag-Milag
ROSE Alexander G   THEMISTECLES     Assistant Steward Listed on the 2012 Addendum
ROSE Robert Lionel   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Bosun Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
ROZEA Henry Trivett   SS NANKIN THOR German/Japanese 2nd Mate Captured 10/5/1942-AKA Harry Trivett ROZEA-Died 25/7/1945 as a POW-Buried Yokohama War Cemetery
SATCHELL S              
SAYER Fred     SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Donkeyman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
SCOTT Denholm Kenlo   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese Engineer  
SEMMENS John (G) E   TRIONA ORION Germans 1st Mate  
SHEPHERD Rodney B   SS NANKIN THOR German/Japanese Engineer Captured 10/5/1942-
SIMMONS J              
SINGLETON Donald H   TRIADIC ORION Germans Engineer  
SKINNER Major Bristow   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Master Died 2/2/1942-Listed on the 2012 Addendum
SORENSEN Robert S   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Chief Cook Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
SOUTHROW W              
SPAULDING Reginald J   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru   Deck Hand  
SPENCER Bernard     TRIASTER ORION Germans Engineer  
STEADMAN H A            
STOKER Robert E   SS NANKIN THOR German/Japanese Engineer Captured 10/5/1942-
STOTT James Miller   TRIASTER ORION Germans 1st Mate  
STRATFORD Harold Clive Gollan SS NANKIN THOR German/Japanese Captain/Master Captured 10/5/1942-
SUTTON Frank Kingston   TRIENZA ORION Germans 3rd Mate Listed on AWM as POW
SWAN Reginald James   TRIADIC ORION Germans Radio Officer  
TATNEL Rex H (N)   TRIENZA ORION Germans Radio Officer  
TAYLOR Gordon M   TRIONA ORION Germans Engineer  
TESSEYMAN Joseph Vickers   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Ships Carpenter Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
THORPE Ashley F   SS MAREEBA KORMORAN Germans Able Seaman Mareeba Sunk 26/6/1941
TODD William Angus   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese 1st Mate (Officer) Died in Captivity as a POW 19/4/1944
TOWNSEND Cyril J   SS HAURAKI Sunk by the Japanese armed Merchant Cruisers Hokoku Maru and Aikoku Maru Japanese Wiper  
TREERS Colin J   HMS ORAMA SCHARNHORST/GNEISENAU Germans Assistant Steward  
TYNAN James     MS HERSTEIN Sunk by Japanese Aircraft in Rabaul Harbour 20/1/1942 Japanese Saloon Boy Died as a POW on the Montevideo Maru 1/7/1942
VILLIERS F J            
VOYSEY Ronald D   BRITISH RESOLUTION ADMIRAL SCHEER Germans Cabin Boy  
WALKER George Culverson            
WALKER Herbert Charles   PORT HOBART ADMIRAL SCHEER Germans Senior Steward  
WATSON John B   SS NANKIN THOR German/Japanese 2nd Radio Officer Captured 10/5/1942-Listed on the 2012 Addendum
WATSON Peter J   PORT WELLINGTON     Trimmer  
WHARTON Bruce Murray         Cadet  
WHITE Albert     RABAUL KIAKNUDSEN Japanese Galley Boy Listed on the 2007 Addendum
WHITE J A            
WHITE J E            
WIGLEY L              
WILLIAMSON Donald Trivett   PORT BRISBANE PINGUIN Germans Deckhand Sunk 1940
WILLMOTT John Edgae   LIMERICK I-177 Japanese Submarine Japanese 3rd Mate Died as POW 26/4/1943-NZ/Irish Ship-Listed on 12-2015 Addendum
WILSON Arthur William   PERIOD     Able Seaman  
WILSON B              
WILSON H A   TRIASTER ORION Germans    
WILSON Vernon     TRIASTER ORION Germans 2nd Mate  
WOOD Arthur James   KAI PAKI     Fireman  
WOODS D B            
YOUNG Sydney Robert   TRIADIC ORION Germans 3rd Mate

Legend
ORION German Kreigsmarine surface raider- Schiff 36 Her Royal Navy Designation was Raider A
KOMET German Kreigsmarine surface raider- Schiff 45 Her Royal Navy Designation was Raider B
These two Ships traveled together and accounted for the Sinking of the Triona, Triadic, Triaster and the Kommata 
during December 1941 and January 1942. They were accompanied by the Oiler Kulmerland.
KORMORAN German Kreigsmarine surface raider- Schiff 41 Her Royal Navy Designation was Raider G. She is commonly known as the Raider that sunk the Australian Light Cruiser HMAS SYDNEY.
POW = Prisoner of War
SS = Steam Ship