Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Prairie

British steam merchant


This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British steam merchant Empire Prairie.

Aboard Empire Prairie when hit on 10 Apr 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abdi Ahmed Saleh, , Merchant Navy45Donkeyman Empire Prairie +
Ahmed Ali, , Merchant Navy46Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Bax Mola, , Merchant Navy27Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Beaton, Joseph Thomas, Merchant Navy36Second Engineer Officer Empire Prairie +
Cassells, John, Merchant Navy19Ordinary Seaman Empire Prairie +
Coggs, James Main, Merchant Navy35Able Seaman Empire Prairie +
Coggs, Robert Main, Merchant Navy33Able Seaman Empire Prairie +
Cook, Henry Alexander, Merchant Navy16Third Radio Officer Empire Prairie +
Courtenay, Arthur Claremont, Merchant Navy33First Radio Officer Empire Prairie +
Davies, Arthur Morgan, Merchant Navy30Chief Officer Empire Prairie +
Davies, John Uda, Merchant Navy20Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Douglas, John, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner) Empire Prairie +
Figes, Charles Henry, RN30Able Seaman (DEMS gunner) Empire Prairie +
Finlayson, Donald, Merchant Navy31Able Seaman Empire Prairie +
Fitzgerald, Thomas, Merchant Navy17Assistant Cook Empire Prairie +
Gillan, Denis, Merchant Navy18Second Radio Officer Empire Prairie +
Hampson, James, Merchant Navy51Chief Engineer Officer Empire Prairie +
Hassan, Harossa, Merchant Navy41Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Hassan, Mohamed, Merchant Navy40Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Hassan, Yosouf, Merchant Navy47Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Hendry, C., Merchant Navy21Cabin Boy Empire Prairie +
Hepburn, William Renton, Merchant Navy28Fourth Engineer Officer Empire Prairie +
Irving, John Charles, Merchant Navy18Able Seaman Empire Prairie +
Ismail Mohamed, , Merchant Navy43Greaser Empire Prairie +
King, Arthur Laurence, RN31Able Seaman (DEMS gunner) Empire Prairie +
Laing, Norman Clark, Merchant Navy19Mess Room Boy Empire Prairie +
Leake, Hugh Francis, Merchant Navy50Carpenter Empire Prairie +
Mahmood, Adam, Merchant Navy48Greaser Empire Prairie +
Mahmood Ali, , Merchant Navy42Greaser Empire Prairie +
Main-Coggs, Robert, Merchant Navy33Able Seaman Empire Prairie +
Mathieu, Pierre Andre Guy, Merchant Navy29Second Officer Empire Prairie +
McEveley, David, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner) Empire Prairie +
McKibbins, David Charles, Merchant Navy34Cook Empire Prairie +
McLachlan, Dougal, Merchant Navy36Boatswain (Bosun) Empire Prairie +
Mohamed Ismail Soleiman, , Merchant Navy35Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Mohomed Omar, , Merchant Navy38Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Odey Abdillahi, , Merchant Navy32Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Payne, Richard Townsend, Merchant Navy37Master Empire Prairie +
Power, Frederick, Merchant Navy22Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Rankin, Robert Alexander, Merchant Navy21Sailor Empire Prairie +
Rigney, William, Merchant Navy59Chief Steward Empire Prairie +
Robertson, Charles, Merchant Navy18Cabin Boy Empire Prairie +
Robson, Derek George, Merchant Navy21Third Officer Empire Prairie +
Rogers, Matthew, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner) Empire Prairie +
Sharp, James Todd, Merchant Navy21Sailor Empire Prairie +
Shirdeh Yosef, , Merchant Navy35Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Wark, Arnold, Merchant Navy18Ordinary Seaman Empire Prairie +
Warsama Saleh, , Merchant Navy34Fireman and Trimmer Empire Prairie +
Webster, William, Merchant Navy17Ordinary Seaman Empire Prairie +

49 persons found.

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