Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Wave

British catapult armed merchant


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

Aboard Empire Wave when hit on 2 Oct 1941

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NameAgeRankServed on
Abela, Emmanuel, Merchant Navy45Chief StewardEmpire Wave +
Ahmed Ali, , Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Wave +
Allan, Thomas H., Merchant NavyStewardEmpire Wave
Bain, Douglas Milburne, RCNVR29Lieutenant (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
Boal, William Morton, RAFVR24Aircraftman 1st ClassEmpire Wave +
Cameron, John, Merchant NavyChief OfficerEmpire Wave, Ocean Might, Janeta
Chalmers, Albert Alexander, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerEmpire Wave +
Corner, Gilbert, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyEmpire Wave +
Dixon, John, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Wave +
Dixon, Thomas Cruickshanks, Merchant Navy15Deck BoyEmpire Wave +
Dockwrey, William Mark, Merchant Navy53Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Wave +
Forster, Albert, Merchant Navy41Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Wave +
Grant, Eric, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
Grech, Saverio, Merchant Navy21Second CookEmpire Wave +
Hargreaves, Joseph Edward, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
Hassan Ahmed, , Merchant Navy42Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Wave +
Hudson, Richard, Merchant Navy35CarpenterEmpire Wave +
Johnson, John, British Army21Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
Kellett, John, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
Khan Sarwar, , Merchant Navy57Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Wave +
Macphee, Donald, Merchant Navy52Able SeamanNorman Monarch, Harpagus, Empire Wave +
McDonald, Robert Edward, British Army28Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
McLay, Clement Porter, Merchant Navy63MasterEmpire Wave +
McLennand, Robert Kenneth, RCNVR22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
Nash, Charles Edgar Williams, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanEmpire Wave +
Pisani, Salvatore, Merchant Navy59CookEmpire Wave +
Roxby, Reginald Verdun Hall, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
Said Mohamed, , Merchant Navy47Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Wave +
Shaibi Nazir Mana, , Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Wave +
Sharon Abdul Kawi Musad, , Merchant Navy37Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Wave +
Spruce, Enoch, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
Stanton, Thomas, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanEmpire Wave +
Taylor, William, Merchant Navy24Third OfficerEmpire Wave +
Weightman, John Binks, Merchant Navy25Second Radio OfficerEmpire Wave +
Willis, John Thomas, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +

35 persons found.

Served on indicates the ships we have listed for the person, some were stationed on multiple ships hit by U-boats.

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