Ships hit by U-boats

Crew lists from ships hit by U-boats

Empire Gem

British motor tanker


This is a listing of people associated with this ship.
We also have a detailed page on the British motor tanker Empire Gem.

Aboard Empire Gem when hit on 24 Jan 1942

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NameAgeRankServed on
Baker, Raymond Clyde, British Army20Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Gem +
Beadle, Norman, British Army22Gunner (DEMS gunner)Empire Gem +
Bell, Daniel William, Merchant Navy25Sixth Engineer OfficerEmpire Gem +
Bell, Lancelot Thomas, RN24Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Gem +
Bidewell, Robert Frederick, Merchant Navy33Chief StewardEmpire Gem +
Bowes, William Milne Greig, Merchant Navy28Second OfficerEmpire Gem +
Broad, Francis Reginald, Merchant Navy49MasterEmpire Gem
Browne, Arthur Harry, RN21Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Gem +
Budge, James Alexander, Merchant Navy43Able SeamanEmpire Gem +
Campbell, Dugald, Merchant Navy24SailorEmpire Gem +
Care, Thomas Bond, Merchant Navy23Second CookEmpire Gem +
Cattell, Robert Bowden, Merchant Navy23Second StewardEmpire Gem +
Clark, Robert, Merchant Navy39Chief Engineer OfficerEmpire Gem +
Cooper, Miles De Beawoir, Merchant Navy18ApprenticeEmpire Gem +
Ewing, Joseph, Merchant Navy28Third Engineer OfficerEmpire Gem +
Fallon, Harry, Merchant Navy23Fourth Engineer OfficerEmpire Gem +
Ferguson, George, Merchant Navy46Fireman and GreaserEmpire Gem +
Finlay, Alexander, Merchant Navy23Fifth Engineer OfficerEmpire Gem +
Gane, Cyril, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyEmpire Gem +
George, Sampson, Merchant Navy22CarpenterEmpire Gem +
Going, Horace, Merchant Navy24CookEmpire Gem +
Greenhill, Douglas Victor, Merchant Navy22SailorEmpire Gem +
Griffiths, Douglas Richard, RN19Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Gem +
Hamblin, Reginald Norman, Merchant Navy39Fireman and GreaserEmpire Gem +
Harris, Georgian, Merchant Navy26Fireman and GreaserEmpire Gem +
Heed, Walter, Merchant Navy36Ordinary SeamanEmpire Gem +
Hobbs, Roy, Merchant Navy23Fireman and GreaserEmpire Gem +
Howard, Charles, Merchant Navy43Engine Room StorekeeperEmpire Gem +
Innes, Alexander, Merchant Navy18Deck BoyEmpire Gem +
Jollie, James Roch, Merchant Navy21Fireman and GreaserEmpire Gem +
Macaulay, Kenneth, Merchant Navy29SailorEmpire Gem +
McGraw, Ernest Henry, Merchant Navy37First Radio OfficerEmpire Gem +
McInnes, Donald John, Merchant Navy23Able SeamanEmpire Gem +
McKenzie, Joseph Foster, Merchant Navy22Seventh Engineer OfficerEmpire Gem +
Morris, William Arthur, Merchant Navy16ApprenticeEmpire Gem +
Mullins, Edward Charles, RN20Able Seaman (DEMS gunner)Empire Gem +
Nichols, Cedric Spencer, Merchant Navy19Third Radio OfficerEmpire Gem +
O'Connell, John, Merchant Navy30Able SeamanEmpire Gem +
Orrell, Thomas, Merchant Navy20Second Radio OfficerEmpire Gem
Rothwell, Jack, Merchant Navy20Able SeamanEmpire Gem +
Rutherford, Omar Sebastian, Merchant Navy20Third OfficerEmpire Gem +
Sebury, John Henry, Merchant Navy20SailorEmpire Gem +
Stevenson, John David, Merchant Navy24Fireman and GreaserEmpire Gem +
Talboys, Albert, Merchant Navy17Cabin BoyEmpire Gem +
Tonge, Percy, Merchant Navy57DonkeymanEmpire Gem +
Wallace, Richard, Merchant Navy19Ordinary SeamanEmpire Gem +
Wardingham, Thomas Edward, Merchant Navy45Boatswain (Bosun)Empire Gem +
Weddle, Ralph, Merchant Navy18Mess Room StewardEmpire Gem +
Wheeler, William Alfred, Merchant Navy18SailorEmpire Gem +
White, Thomas John, Merchant Navy44Second Engineer OfficerEmpire Gem +
Widger, George Frederick, Merchant Navy40Chief OfficerEmpire Gem +

51 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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