Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Eland

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 Eland.

Aboard Empire Eland when hit on 15 Sep 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Ayre, Frank Austin, Merchant Navy47Chief OfficerEmpire Eland +
Bell, Alexander William, Merchant Navy39Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Eland +
Campbell, Thornton Martin, Merchant Navy34Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Eland +
Davies, Leonard, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyEmpire Eland +
Evans, Jesse Telynog, Merchant Navy25Third OfficerEmpire Eland +
Farrel, Ernest Edward, Merchant Navy29Able SeamanEmpire Eland +
Fletcher, Harold Leslie, Merchant Navy27CarpenterEmpire Eland +
Fowler, Harry, Merchant Navy22Second OfficerEmpire Eland +
Greenslade, Albert George, RM44Marine (DEMS gunner)Empire Eland +
Griffiths, Wilfred, Merchant Navy42GreaserEmpire Eland +
Haworth, John, Merchant Navy24Second Radio OfficerEmpire Eland +
Howley, Edward Gabriel, Merchant Navy24First Radio OfficerEmpire Eland +
Hutchison, Martin, Merchant Navy36Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Eland +
Jordan, John, Merchant Navy56FiremanEmpire Eland +
Kennedy, Ward, Merchant Navy22Ordinary SeamanEmpire Eland +
Kenney, Walter, Merchant Navy41Ordinary SeamanEmpire Eland +
Landers, Bert Bartholomew, Merchant Navy34FiremanEmpire Eland +
Leurs, Albert Douglas, Merchant Navy19Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Eland +
Lythgoe, William, British Army25Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Eland +
MacLeod, Alexander, Merchant Navy41Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Eland +
Mellor, Laurence Derek, Merchant Navy18Assistant StewardEmpire Eland +
Minnis, Alexander, Merchant Navy36Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Eland +
Nickerson, Carl Roy, Merchant Navy27Able SeamanEmpire Eland +
Nickerson, Lovitt Edward, Merchant Navy25Able SeamanEmpire Eland +
Nimmo, Andrew, Merchant Navy20Third Radio OfficerEmpire Eland +
Petrie, James, Merchant Navy33FiremanEmpire Eland +
Reveley, George, Merchant Navy26Chief StewardEmpire Eland +
Reynolds, Charles Herbert, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Eland +
Robinson, William, British Army32Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Eland +
Sinclair, Donald Campbell, Merchant Navy38MasterEmpire Eland +
Smith, Douglas Albert Henry, Merchant Navy20Ordinary SeamanEmpire Eland +
Steinberg, Jacob Eli, RN34Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Eland +
Symonds, Robie, Merchant Navy20SailorEmpire Eland +
Thomas, Glyn, Merchant Navy26Second StewardEmpire Eland +
Warburton, William, Merchant Navy44Able SeamanEmpire Eland +
Wright, Thomas Albert, Merchant Navy27Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Eland +
Zukemura Chiren, , Merchant Navy49CookEmpire Eland +

37 persons found.

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