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
MalteseAbela, Emmanuel, Merchant Navy45Chief StewardEmpire Wave +
BritishAhmed Ali, , Merchant Navy45Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Wave +
BritishAllan, Thomas H., Merchant NavyStewardEmpire Wave
CanadianBain, Douglas Milburne, RCNVR29Lieutenant (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
BritishBoal, William Morton, RAFVR24Aircraftman 1st ClassEmpire Wave +
BritishCameron, John, Merchant NavyChief OfficerEmpire Wave, Ocean Might, Janeta
BritishChalmers, Albert Alexander, Merchant Navy18Third Radio OfficerEmpire Wave +
BritishCorner, Gilbert, Merchant Navy17Galley BoyEmpire Wave +
BritishDixon, John, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Wave +
BritishDixon, Thomas Cruickshanks, Merchant Navy15Deck BoyEmpire Wave +
BritishDockwrey, William Mark, Merchant Navy53Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Wave +
BritishForster, Albert, Merchant Navy41Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Wave +
BritishGrant, Eric, RN28Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
MalteseGrech, Saverio, Merchant Navy21Second CookEmpire Wave +
BritishHargreaves, Joseph Edward, RN26Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
BritishHassan Ahmed, , Merchant Navy42Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Wave +
BritishHudson, Richard, Merchant Navy35CarpenterEmpire Wave +
BritishJohnson, John, British Army21Lance Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
BritishKellett, John, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
IndianKhan Sarwar, , Merchant Navy57Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Wave +
BritishMacphee, Donald, Merchant Navy52Able SeamanNorman Monarch, Harpagus, Empire Wave +
BritishMcDonald, Robert Edward, British Army28Bombardier (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
BritishMcLay, Clement Porter, Merchant Navy63MasterEmpire Wave +
CanadianMcLennand, Robert Kenneth, RCNVR22Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
BritishNash, Charles Edgar Williams, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanEmpire Wave +
MaltesePisani, Salvatore, Merchant Navy59CookEmpire Wave +
BritishRoxby, Reginald Verdun Hall, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
BritishSaid Mohamed, , Merchant Navy47Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Wave +
BritishShaibi Nazir Mana, , Merchant Navy25Fireman and TrimmerEmpire Wave +
BritishSharon Abdul Kawi Musad, , Merchant Navy37Donkeyman and GreaserEmpire Wave +
BritishSpruce, Enoch, RN25Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wave +
BritishStanton, Thomas, Merchant Navy24Ordinary SeamanEmpire Wave +
BritishTaylor, William, Merchant Navy24Third OfficerEmpire Wave +
BritishWeightman, John Binks, Merchant Navy25Second Radio OfficerEmpire Wave +
BritishWillis, 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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