Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Wildebeeste

British steam merchant



Empire Wildebeeste under her former name West Ekonk. US Naval Historical Center Photograph #NH65041-A

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

Aboard Empire Wildebeeste when hit on 24 Jan 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Aitken, G., Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
Arrow, A., Merchant NavySecond Radio OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
Bealez, C., British ArmyDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
Bleeze, Charles Victor, Merchant Navy44DonkeymanEmpire Wildebeeste +
Brooks, T.A.V., British ArmyDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
Cameron, A., Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
Cardoso, Joaquin, Merchant Navy57CookEmpire Wildebeeste +
Chapman, G., Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Wildebeeste
Connelly, F.A.T., Merchant NavyFiremanEmpire Wildebeeste
Durham, S.H., Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Empire Wildebeeste
Elliott, E., RNDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
Fenech, Carmelo, Merchant Navy50GreaserEmpire Wildebeeste +
Fenton, Harrold, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wildebeeste +
Ferguson, J., Merchant NavyChief OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
Hamill, Richard, Merchant Navy18SailorEmpire Wildebeeste +
Hawdon, G.F., Merchant NavyCarpenterEmpire Wildebeeste
Hill, E., Merchant NavyGreaserEmpire Wildebeeste
Honeybore, E., Merchant NavyCabin BoyEmpire Wildebeeste
Kelly, F., Merchant NavyApprenticeEmpire Wildebeeste
Lanfear, William Francis, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Wildebeeste +
MacDonald, N., Merchant NavyThird OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
MacKenzie, G., Merchant NavyChief StewardEmpire Wildebeeste
McLean, Douglas, Merchant NavySecond OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
Meenitchenno, G., Merchant NavyGreaserEmpire Wildebeeste
Muscat, P.P., Merchant NavyGreaserEmpire Wildebeeste
Nock, F., Merchant NavySailorEmpire Wildebeeste
Norris, Stewart, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Wildebeeste
Pettit, R.I.D., Merchant NavyFirst Radio OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
Phillips, R., British ArmyDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
Price, G., RNDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
Reid, W., Merchant NavyFourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
Richards, T.F., British ArmyDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
Richards, V.E., RNDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
Skelton, Robert Owen, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanEmpire Wildebeeste +
Sterling, William B., Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerBlairangus, Empire Wildebeeste
Stewart, Hugh Cameron, Merchant NavyMasterEmpire Wildebeeste
Stockman, James Joseph, Merchant Navy22Assistant StewardEmpire Wildebeeste
Templeman, Fred, Merchant Navy19FiremanEmpire Wildebeeste +
Towers, H., Merchant NavyApprenticeEmpire Wildebeeste
Walker, A., Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Wildebeeste
Wheeler, B., Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Wildebeeste
Williams, D.J., British ArmyDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
Wilson, Charles, Merchant Navy16Galley BoyEmpire Wildebeeste +

43 persons found.

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

People missing from this listing? Or perhaps additional information?
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