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
BritishAitken, G., Merchant NavySecond Engineer OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishArrow, A., Merchant NavySecond Radio OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishBealez, C., British ArmyDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
New ZealandBleeze, Charles Victor, Merchant Navy44DonkeymanEmpire Wildebeeste +
BritishBrooks, T.A.V., British ArmyDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishCameron, A., Merchant NavyChief Engineer OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
PortugueseCardoso, Joaquin, Merchant Navy57CookEmpire Wildebeeste +
BritishChapman, G., Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishConnelly, F.A.T., Merchant NavyFiremanEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishDurham, S.H., Merchant NavyBoatswain (Bosun)Empire Wildebeeste
BritishElliott, E., RNDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
MalteseFenech, Carmelo, Merchant Navy50GreaserEmpire Wildebeeste +
BritishFenton, Harrold, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Wildebeeste +
BritishFerguson, J., Merchant NavyChief OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishHamill, Richard, Merchant Navy18SailorEmpire Wildebeeste +
BritishHawdon, G.F., Merchant NavyCarpenterEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishHill, E., Merchant NavyGreaserEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishHoneybore, E., Merchant NavyCabin BoyEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishKelly, F., Merchant NavyApprenticeEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishLanfear, William Francis, British Army21Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Wildebeeste +
BritishMacDonald, N., Merchant NavyThird OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishMacKenzie, G., Merchant NavyChief StewardEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishMcLean, Douglas, Merchant NavySecond OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishMeenitchenno, G., Merchant NavyGreaserEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishMuscat, P.P., Merchant NavyGreaserEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishNock, F., Merchant NavySailorEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishNorris, Stewart, Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishPettit, R.I.D., Merchant NavyFirst Radio OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishPhillips, R., British ArmyDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishPrice, G., RNDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishReid, W., Merchant NavyFourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishRichards, T.F., British ArmyDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishRichards, V.E., RNDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishSkelton, Robert Owen, Merchant Navy17Ordinary SeamanEmpire Wildebeeste +
BritishSterling, William B., Merchant NavyThird Engineer OfficerBlairangus, Empire Wildebeeste
BritishStewart, Hugh Cameron, Merchant NavyMasterEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishStockman, James Joseph, Merchant Navy22Assistant StewardEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishTempleman, Fred, Merchant Navy19FiremanEmpire Wildebeeste +
BritishTowers, H., Merchant NavyApprenticeEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishWalker, A., Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishWheeler, B., Merchant NavyAble SeamanEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishWilliams, D.J., British ArmyDEMS gunnerEmpire Wildebeeste
BritishWilson, 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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